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7th grade? Cool toys you play with...
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7th grade? Cool toys you play with...
Yeah I lol'd too.

GTX 480 in 7th grade? Wow.
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I'm only in 7th grade
I can't think of a single age-appropriate game that requires the kind of hardware you're talking about using.

Also, the tubes WILL condense air if the water inside them is below ambient temps and there is humidity in the air. I just don't think you realize how much work it is to put holes through your floor to the outside unless you live in a manufactured home - even then it's not easy.

If you were to sub-cool your liquid (take it below room temp) in any way you will need to insulate your hardware to prevent condensation from forming in much the same way that people who use Peltier's or Nitrogen cooling do.
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I can't think of a single age-appropriate game that requires the kind of hardware you're talking about
Thats because there isn't.
    
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Okay, I've decided to not wc my gpu, because my accelero xtremem plsu keeps it nice and cool, and silent. I have also decided to just mount my radiator inside my case. I have 3 Gelid 120mm fans to put on my radiator already. So this is my list that I've come up with:

Ek HF 1366 Full Nickel $89
Xspc RX360 Radiator $85
Xspc X2O 750 Pump/Resorvoir Combo $65
6X Enzotech compression fittings $42
10 Feet of primoflex black 1/2" 3/4" tubing (is 10 feet too much?) $22
PT Nuke or Silver Coil $5
Distilled water from the grocery store

Am I forgetting anything here? It totals to about $330 with shipping.
    
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Why not just get the XSPC RX360 kit then? Parts list looks good though, I don't think you've forgotten anything.
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Why not just get the XSPC RX360 kit then? Parts list looks good though, I don't think you've forgotten anything.
Oh lol, I didn't know there was an RX360 kit, I though there was only an RS360 . Does the rasa kit do a good job of cooling compared to a custom loop with that Ek hf block?
    
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i say mount it inside the case, and blow air into the case through the top, then exhaust out the back... simple solution, you get your cooling and dont have to deal with any extra tubing... but to be honest... i dont think that little pump will handle the travel of the tubing you are trying to get out of it.

and i am saying this because when you remove the heatsink fan from the cpu your motherboard wont have the air cooling it anymore...
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Well I do plan to put the 360 rad at the top of my case, but the rasa pump won't have enough power to do that?
    
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Oh lol, I didn't know there was an RX360 kit, I though there was only an RS360 . Does the rasa kit do a good job of cooling compared to a custom loop with that Ek hf block?
Yes, it does an excellent job. The XSPC Rasa is within 1C of the EK Supreme HF.

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Well I do plan to put the 360 rad at the top of my case, but the rasa pump won't have enough power to do that?

The pump is easily powerful enough to do this, what are you talking about?
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