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Which one? My sig rig watercooling i got someone else to do:) but this time i am doing it myself, is it hard? is it alot more expensive than say a NH-D14/Silver Arrow? What kits and what brands? coolant? distilled water?
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this is the kit i have and i love it:http://www.frozencpu.com/products/12222/ex-wat-162/XSPC_Rasa_750_RS360_Universal_CPU_Triple_Radiator_Water_Cooling_Kit_Hot_Item.html?id=L7SVSqBS

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i second amoco.

pump/res can use a little work, but for the price, it's unbeatable
    
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easy to install? how about leaks?
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easy to install and no leaks with 1/2" barbs(that come with it) and the 7/16" tubing provides a tight fit.
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post #6 of 42
the only extra thing you will have to purchase is a kill coil too:http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11441/ex-tub-705/IandH_Silver_KillCoils_-_Antimicrobial_999_Fine_Silver_Tubing_Reservoir_Strip.html?tl=g30c103

and use distilled water with the kill coil and your all good.
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post #7 of 42
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Originally Posted by AMOCO;12076419 
the only extra thing you will have to purchase is a kill coil too:http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11441/ex-tub-705/IandH_Silver_KillCoils_-_Antimicrobial_999_Fine_Silver_Tubing_Reservoir_Strip.html?tl=g30c103

and use distilled water with the kill coil and your all good.

kill coil what is that?
is watsons water good?
http://www.watsons-water.com/eng/co/main_wp.html
im a air cooling guy so i dont really dont anything, do you know what are the neon wires that wrap around the wc tubes?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by somebodysb2;12076430 
kill coil what is that?
is watsons water good?
http://www.watsons-water.com/eng/co/main_wp.html
im a air cooling guy so i dont really dont anything, do you know what are the neon wires that wrap around the wc tubes?

im not sure if that would be good. your better off just buying a gallon of distilled for like $2 at at grocery store. and a kill coil is a small coil of .999 silver that kills algae that wants to grow in your wc loop.
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post #9 of 42
it's Antimicrobial .999 Fine Silver for bacteria and algae.yes you can use watsons as long as it's distilled,but it would be cheaper,just to buy at your local store.
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post #10 of 42
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Originally Posted by AMOCO;12076457 
it's Antimicrobial .999 Fine Silver for bacteria and algae.yes you can use watsons as long as it's distilled,but it would be cheaper,just to buy at your local store.

Watsons is distilled, i live in hong kong so i dont have many choices in terms of distilled water.

http://i179.photobucket.com/albums/w292/marcus000/Lian%20Li%202000B/IMG_0088800x600.jpg

what are the coils of blue around the tubes?
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