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Pretty sure the Rasa kit's pump is probably going to be louder than what you're looking for, though admittedly I haven't used one personally. Any other silent freaks want to weigh in?
    
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With the Radiator that comes with the Rasa kit, Can I screw it on the back of my case? easily? where the back fan would normally go?
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With the Radiator that comes with the Rasa kit, Can I screw it on the back of my case? easily? where the back fan would normally go?
Yep. The Rasa kit comes with mounts for mounting the radiator on an 80 or 120mm rear fan.

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Yep. The Rasa kit comes with mounts for mounting the radiator on an 80 or 120mm rear fan.

+rep,

I love your setup!, I see you have your radiator faceing upwards, Am I correct? if so I may as well do the same
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What about the XSPC aluminum reservoir?

http://www.xspc.biz/res250.php

You can still have a lot of passive cooling potential but use the pump of your choice. It's like a reserator without a pump. I would probably use a radiator in addition to the XSPC reservoir, but I imagine it adds a lot of passive cooling ability.
    
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+rep,

I love your setup!, I see you have your radiator faceing upwards, Am I correct? if so I may as well do the same
It's not my setup .

Keep in mind with the barbs at the bottom it will be hard to get all of the air out of the radiator. You might want to fill the loop with water first and then attach it to the back of the case afterwards.
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What about the XSPC aluminum reservoir?

http://www.xspc.biz/res250.php

You can still have a lot of passive cooling potential but use the pump of your choice. It's like a reserator without a pump. I would probably use a radiator in addition to the XSPC reservoir, but I imagine it adds a lot of passive cooling ability.
Don't use aluminum in your loop, it will cause galvanic corrosion that will destroy your loop. Not a good idea.
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Don't use aluminum in your loop, it will cause galvanic corrosion that will destroy your loop. Not a good idea.
Anodized aluminum should provide some protection against this. There are also plenty of additives that stop corrosion. But you are correct that without precautions mixing aluminum and copper is a bad idea.
    
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post #29 of 29
OP, if you are looking at the Rasa kit then look at getting it direct from the XSPC store, it is £20 cheaper there for the RS240 kit. You can also get the UV tubing there if you want (make sure you get 7/16" * 5/8"), saving you money on extra shipping costs. You will still need to get the PT nuke / KillCoil from somewhere else though.

The Reserator is pretty poor, I recently replaced mine and, as Duckie said, got better performance with a 120mm rad & Scythe GT 1850.
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