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Hello everyone this is my first post on the OC forums I love this site and your guys feed back is great. So I recently built my current pc a few months back and decided I want to put my system into OC mode, but I cant get very far due to temperature limitations so I have worked the past few days on trying to make a custom water set up. If anyone can tell me if the extra 60$ is worth it or if there is anything I should add/change please let me know. Also should i do with DI water or can I use reverse osmosis filtered water as well?

Custom:
Black Ice GT stealth 360
EK-Supreme HF - Full Copper
Swiftech MCP 355 12v
Swiftech MCRES- Rev2
ClearFlex 60 tubing 3/8 ID 1/2 OD
Dangerden FB (Fat Boy) G 1/4 Fittings - 3/8" Barb x4 (2 rad, 2 cpu)

About 260$ w/ shipping

Kit:
XSPC Rasa 750 RS360 Kit

About 202$ w/ shipping

Thanks for any feedback~
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post #2 of 24
Looks good, but you should go with XSPC Rasa (RX)360 kit (if you want a thicker radiator)

The pump is really good, the block is pretty much the best

Use destilled water, make sure to get killcoil and pt nuke

Even if you go with this.. it's still a good choice (not sure about the radiator)but I know that the XSPC one is good
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Originally Posted by Lune View Post
Looks good, but you should go with XSPC Rasa (RX)360 kit (if you want a thicker radiator)

The pump is really good, the block is pretty much the best

Use destilled water, make sure to get killcoil and pt nuke

Even if you go with this.. it's still a good choice (not sure about the radiator)but I know that the XSPC one is good
^What he said. A Rasa kit is cheaper and will provide you with similar performance.
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post #4 of 24
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So going with as of now
XSPC RX360 (over the other)
EK-Supreme HF - Full Copper
Swiftech MCP 355 12v
Swiftech MCRES- Rev2
ClearFlex 60 tubing 3/8 ID 1/2 OD
Dangerden FB (Fat Boy) G 1/4 Fittings - 3/8" Barb x4 (2 rad, 2 cpu)
Scythe Gentle Typhoon - D1225C12B5AP-15 - 1850rpm x3

So im looking around 340 with the new rad and fans which i forgot to add. So is the 140$ price difference really worth it? And I would go with the XSPC RX360 Kit if I went the kit route.
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Rasa kit is better
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post #8 of 24
Depends on which part you're talking about.
post #9 of 24
For what it's worth, my first water cooling setup was/is the rasa 360 kit and I pretty much love it. Super easy to install and the only things I bought extra was some primochill uv green tubing. Plus the kill coil and pt nuke.

I have it cooling my proc and a gtx 480.
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post #10 of 24
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Ok I decided to go with the XSPC Rasa 750 RX360 Cooling kit in the end due to the price point and convenience of everything being in one kit for my first wc build thx all for the input!
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