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post #1 of 24
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Hey guys,

I've been posting everywhere lately and I just realized that watercooling was too expensive for my needs. It was going to cost me about $600 to cool the GPU and CPU as well as a radiator and a pump and I don't have that kind of cash right now.

I am going to buy a case that is capable of being watercooled but for now I am going with air. I WAS thinking of getting a Level 10 but was talked out of that quickly here.

I am looking at a LittleDevil PC-V8 because I can watercool it if I want to and everything will fit. Does anyone have any suggestions for air cooling.
post #2 of 24
I'm confused. Are you looking for a case you can watercool later, that is going to be aircooled now? As far as cases that are good for air-cooling, what do you care about? Looks, room to work?
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post #3 of 24
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Daetlus, yes.

I mainly want a case that does one of the best jobs, but appeals to my aesthetics. Haha. Quite complicated but I am open.
post #4 of 24
Do you like the HAF-X?

1- If yes : Buy the HAF-X.

2- If no : Do you like the Corsair 800D?

3- If yes : Buy the 800D.

4- If no : Keep looking.
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Do you like the HAF-X?

1- If yes : Buy the HAF-X.

2- If no : Do you like the Corsair 800D?

3- If yes : Buy the 800D.

4- If no : Keep looking.
The 800D is really not that great when it comes to watercooling. You have to mod the case just to get more then a single 360mm radiator and a 120mm radiator. I regret getting my 700D.
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post #6 of 24
$600 ? What are you planning on watercooling ?
    
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$600 ? What are you planning on watercooling ?
Yea, that's way too much.
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post #8 of 24
rasa kits are what you need sir.
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post #9 of 24
To be honest, You can probably get a chiller for about that price!
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post #10 of 24
Buy the Rasa rx360 kit from frozencpu and a block for the gpu, nowhere NEAR $600 bucks bro?
    
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