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I would like some decent suggestions for my first WC Build. Currently I'm on the poor side so My budget is 400 bucks can I get some advice please and thank you.
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post #2 of 12
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Originally Posted by Detahmaio View Post
I would like some decent suggestions for my first WC Build. Currently I'm on the poor side so My budget is 400 bucks can I get some advice please and thank you.
Are u planning on just cooling ur CPU or what
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Well I guess just my cpu my gpu is only a 5770 and it's at stock.
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post #4 of 12
If anything go for the xspc rs360 kit for $169. Ek gpu block for $100 and if u want to cool ur MB another $150. Total $419
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Thread Starter 
Thanks for the advice ill look into it. Still looking for some other answers tho
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post #6 of 12
Why not do a little research

but that kit above will be hard to bet with that setup and price
post #7 of 12
ek360 kit... comes with everything you need for like... $300 (£200 ish) which leaves you like $100 to spend elsewhere... like getting rid of the x3
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post #8 of 12
I have a custom loop suggestion here.

Swiftech MCP655
XSPC Acrylic Dual 5.25" Bay Reservoir for Laing D5
EK-Supreme HF
XSPC RX360

Note that the pump is mounted inside the reservoir.

That's the main parts and then you just have to add in fittings, hoses, water and perhaps a killcoil.

I forgot some fans. These are the most popuplar radiator fans.
Edited by Astral Fly - 1/29/11 at 12:56pm
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post #9 of 12
I just finished water cooling my 800D. My parts list and pics are here, might give you an idea or help you out.

http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...-sb-build.html
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post #10 of 12
If you can fit it, I'd look at the XSPC RS/RX360 kits (if you can fit the radiators), RS being ~$150 and the RX (thicker) being ~$180. I wouldn't worry about putting your graphics card underwater, but I'd take the extra $200ish and put that to a new card, then later on add to the loop.

Or just pocket the extra $200 or so and don't worry about the GPU until you get to the point where you are pushing it hard enough to need it under water, or just want a quieter pc.
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