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Hi guys,
I'm investing in my first computer build. I already have all the parts picked out. I'm looking into building a loop as well. I already looked at a lot of the essential watercooling threads that are stickied. So, I'd like to have your opinions on the parts I picked out for the loop.

HK 3.0 1156 (CPU Block)

(2 for SLI) EK GTX 570 VGA Block

(2) 8 FT Feser Tube Active UV Hose

Danger Den DD-CPX Pro 12V 3 Pin Powered Pump

Black Ice GT Stealth 360 X-Flow Radiator

EK Dual Bay SPIN Reservoir w/ Flow Meter

(12) 1/2in. ID Barbs

Feser Aqua Non Conductive Ultra Pure Water


I'm buying the computer parts separate, so I'll buy thermal paste with that, as well as fans. So are all these parts compatible with a Sandy Bridge 2600k, SLI GTX 570's, and a HAF 932?
Thanks so much!
Edited by iGustopher - 1/15/11 at 6:30pm
    
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post #2 of 9
distilled water thats is and pt nuke or silver coil

Get a rx360 rad or sr1 360 rad

15ft of tubing

you can get a ,mcp355 pump for like 10 bucks more at koolertek.com,but you will need to get a top to use 1/2 barbs
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Juggalo, I added a biocide from feser.
What is the advantage to a 360 rad?
got 15 ft of tubing,
Do I need a top on my current pump to have 1/2 barbsS/
    
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Juggalo, I added a biocide from feser.
What is the advantage to a 360 rad?
got 15 ft of tubing,
Do I need a top on my current pump to have 1/2 barbsS/
Bigger rad,more heat dissipation, better temps.
With the current pump they don't make a pump top. The mcp355 is a better pump
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post #5 of 9
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Juggalo, The 360 rad fits nicely on the top of my case, so I'll stick with that.
Will the EK Supreme HF fit the 1155 socket?
Will the current pump fit 1/2 inch barbs?
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post #6 of 9
The 240 rad would be insufficient for your setup anyway.
But yes, the supreme will fit, since it is compatible with socket 1156 - the 1155 socket uses the same mounting holes.
Also, make sure you fill out your specs.
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Thanks, ScurK!
Sadly, my current system is too embarrassing to have in the specs. LOL!
ScurK, do you have any suggestions for a budget of around $575?
    
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I'm european so I can't help you out on good american deals. I'm sorry.
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Oh, ok.
Updated the parts list. Thanks for all the help! In about 30 days (paycheck) you'll see my progress in the Intel Build Log forum.
    
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