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post #11 of 31
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Custom is lookin good every time I study it. I just had no idea about what names to go for. So it seems like XSPC, Swiftech, Heatkiller, and EK are brands that I should be aiming for.
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post #12 of 31
Custom starts off with rads (BlackIce, ThermoChill, XSPC, Swiftech), pumps (MCP and DDC variants), reservoirs (EK, Swiftech, Danger Den), blocks (EK, Aqua, Danger Den, XSPC, Swiftech, Heatkiller, MIPS, Koolance), tubing (Tygon, PromoChill), fittings (Bitspower), fans ( Gentle Typhoon 2150 ) and the list goes on and on and on....
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post #13 of 31
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Custom starts off with rads (BlackIce, ThermoChill, XSPC, Swiftech), pumps (MCP and DDC variants), reservoirs (EK, Swiftech, Danger Den), blocks (EK, Aqua, Danger Den, XSPC, Swiftech, Heatkiller, MIPS, Koolance), tubing (Tygon, PromoChill), fittings (Bitspower), fans ( Gentle Typhoon 2150 ) and the list goes on and on and on....
OK, at least I have some good names to go by now.
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post #14 of 31
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What do you all think about pump/res combos?
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post #15 of 31
IMO, the Swiftech MCP35X + MCP35X-RES Revision 2 is a tough combo to beat.
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post #16 of 31
Custom... I always want something different than the kits have to offer
post #17 of 31
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What makes a dual bay res better than a single bay res other than it carries more water?
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post #18 of 31
It depends if you know how to assemble the custom kit. If you don't really want to put much work on it, I say kit. If your going kit, Try the Rasa 240 or 360 since that's what I'm saving up for!

Good luck!
post #19 of 31
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What makes a dual bay res better than a single bay res other than it carries more water?
the dual is way nicer because you can hold more water, and it is easier to setup so you don't have worry bout air getting into the barbs. The singles you basically have to fill all the way up to keep the barbs from sucking air.
post #20 of 31
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So how does a dual bay res keep from sucking air then? I don't understand.
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