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Hey guys, i'm going to be ordering the parts for my first ever water cooling loop soon. I just wanted to run over my parts list for you guys and see if there is anything else I can improve on or save money on.

Keep in mind for this build, I am going for as cool and quiet as possible, more so on the quiet side.

EDIT: I see that I cut off the amount of what I'm getting, so i'll list it here:
1 EK supreme HF
1 EK gtx 580 block
2 XSPC RX240 rads
1 XSPC bay res
1 Swiftech MCP350
4 AP-14 Gentle typhoons
10 feet of primochill tubing
and 10 clamps

EDIT # 2: Look at bottom of page 2 for most recent post.

Edited by Behemoth777 - 1/1/11 at 8:21am
     
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i'd sooner get a single 360 then 2 240's.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by JE Nightmare View Post
i'd sooner get a single 360 then 2 240's.
^This
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post #4 of 19
A 360 would be enough to cool the parts you currently have. You can save some money by using a RX360 instead.
post #5 of 19
u can get those clamps at walmart.
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Guys, if I could use a 360, I would have gotten one.

I'll be using the 690 II, and there are only 2 240mm rad spots inside that case.
     
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post #7 of 19
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Originally Posted by Behemoth777 View Post
Guys, if I could use a 360, I would have gotten one.

I'll be using the 690 II, and there are only 2 240mm rad spots inside that case.
Why not have the 360 hang off the back? There are 2 spots on the back of the case for the lines.
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240+120.
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post #9 of 19
The two posts above me are some of the alternative ways you can save money, unless you are hell bent on using dual RX240 rads.
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The two posts above me are some of the alternative ways you can save money, unless you are hell bent on using dual RX240 rads.
Well, i'm not really hell bent on using dual 240's, but I want the best temps possible on an internal loop with a mid tower.
     
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