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post #1 of 9
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Hey Guys im looking at replacing my ECO alc 120 with a real watercooling setup.

I want to use http://www.watercoolinguk.co.uk/ for all parts if possible.

TBH I have no idea where to start. What would I need for a basic WC loop?

AM2+/3 fittings as I plan on swapping the loop from my sig rig to a new build in a few months.

All I want is a CPU loop for now. So can you all tell me what I need and how all the fittings work please?
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This would work.
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Cheers that looks cool! Hmm what and how do pump tops work?
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Originally Posted by JMT668 View Post
Cheers that looks cool! Hmm what and how do pump tops work?
they let you use metal barbs of same or different size as the original pumps. Also they can increase or just change the inlets and outlets of the pump. Finally most increase performance in one way or the other.
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post #5 of 9
Really, I think your best option is to simply get the Rasa kit. For 150 GBP it's a steal and will get you within 1C of the loop posted earlier.

http://www.watercoolinguk.co.uk/p/XS...-Kit_1329.html

It's still real watercooling, as you still have to put it together and fill the loop. The parts use standard fittings so it's easily expandable. It's simply a great selection of parts grouped together for an awesome combo deal.
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post #6 of 9
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Sweet cheers mate. I will probs get that once I have the money together.
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post #7 of 9
Another vote for Rasa kit + noob.
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post #8 of 9
I've only starting to get my on build going so take this with a grain of salt but I think you should spec out your system depending on your needs. If simplicity/price are what you're looking for, then as others have mentioned the Rasa kit is a great value and comes with what you need. If on the other hand you want more, or greater expandability, you'll have to research into the pump and components that come with the kit. Will it be enough to supply your future add ons, etc. Anyway, good luck, welcome to WC.
post #9 of 9
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Cheers for all the help guys. I'm seriously thinking about that rasa kit
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