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post #11 of 30
I would get the rasa kit. Look in Sig for helpful vids
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post #13 of 30
The RASA kit is definitely your better option... just pick yourself up some non-conductive coolant such as those made by Feser... that way even if you do get leaks, expensive components will not fry like my full English breakfasts
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Again thanks so much for the great help to you guys
no worries hope all goes well. remember only plug in the pump/ unplug your mobo and everything else when leak testing
post #15 of 30
I'd go rasa kit, as I did after I got an h50 and was severely disappointed. Ya know, we do have a club in the WC forum for the rasa kits, and you can post there if you have any questions about it whatsoever
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The RASA kit is definitely your better option... just pick yourself up some non-conductive coolant such as those made by Feser... that way even if you do get leaks, expensive components will not fry like my full English breakfasts
Bad idea. Many people, myself included, have had tons of problems with coolants containing dyes such as Feser separating and gumming up their loop. Just take a look around and you'll find threads about the hazards of using Feser coolant. Stick with distilled + silver kill coil or PT Nuke, as it is cheaper, cools better, and leaves your loop nice and clean.
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post #17 of 30
yeah, coolant/dye FTL, distilled water + kill coil or PT nuke is what you want
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The H70 barely fits in my case
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Maintenance on water cooling is what you make of it. I live in a pretty dusty house and hate my computer being dusty, so I clean it every month or so, strip it down and you know all that good stuff.

Maintenance on the H50 I had was a pain as I had it in Push Pull. cleaning the RAD takes just as long as cleaning the RAD on the RASA kit, except you'd have another 120mm to clean.

If you do it right, you don't have to worry about leaks and much maintenance. The H70 is not worth the price tag vs what you'd be paying for a quality kit.

The H70 cools slightly better than high end air. The Rasa kit performs about 2-5c higher than a custom loop.
     
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post #20 of 30
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Yikes I'm scared guys. I'll get the rasa, and pray nothing goes wrong. I'm gonna get kill coil and premochill (I think thats what it's called) white tubing, bout 1 meter or a yard of tubing.
If you want to sleep better, get some proper hose-clamps from the local hardware store that cost $1-2 a piece:



The plastic "clamp" dealios that come with RASA as well as Swiftech kits are not that secure and take a good deal of force to get tight enough to stop leaks.
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