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Updating an older loop

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My current box is watercooled but I've definitely not been keeping up with the latest and greatest the last few years so here I am!

I've currently got a Fuzion v2 w/ quad nozzle, is there a better choice for a block? I know they sell a 1366 complete block now but if I'm going to buy a whole new block I may as well be whatever's good these days.

I plan on keeping most of the loop the same besides a fresh run of 1/2" tube and losing the mcw-30 (if that helped at all I never much noticed a difference). GTX360 is still happy and my D5 seems to be chugging along three years on (which should put it about half way to its MTBF).

Any thoughts would be much appreciated, especially on the CPU block!
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THIS block for sure or any of the HF series
Edited by MARK-20 - 2/5/11 at 10:39am
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I really like my heatkiller 3.0 cu!
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One of the better performing blocks on the market is the EK Supreme HF rev 2 (square top). You can get it in various flavours; Full copper, full nickel, plexi top etc. All perform about the same.

The Cuplex Kyros xt outperforms the EK block by about 0.5c but costs a lot more.

The XSPC Rasa represents the best bang for buck, only looses out to the EK by 0.5 - 1c (depending on the review) but costs a lot less.

Other than that it depends on looks and budget. Check out Skinnee Labs for a test of recent blocks (can't post links from my phone).
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