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post #1 of 15
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Hey guys!

Let me know if I 'screwed up on anything haha it's my first time and I'm putting a sorta mid lvl kit

Thanks

*** HOT *** Swiftech APOGEE XT Ultra Extreme Performance Water Block
- Water Block Hold Down Bracket Stock Water Block Hold Down Bracket
- Fittings Stock 1/4" BSPP X 1/2 " Barb Chrome Plated Fittings


$59.95
*** NEW *** PrimoFlex Pro LRT Black Tubing -7/16in. ID X 5/8in. OD


$20.00
Bitspower Premium G1/4" Black Matte High Flow 1/2"ID (5/8" OD) Compression Fitting


$47.70
XSPC RX360 Extreme Performance Radiator
- Nozzles No Nozzles


$84.95
Danger Den DD-CPX-Pro 12V Pump
- Fitting Size No Fittings


$56.95
IandH StealthRes Deluxe Tube Multi-Option 275 Reservoir


Total 8 Fittings 2 For CPU,2 for Raidator,2 for Res, 2 for pump.



I belive I have all the correct sizes. the 7/16 tube with 5/8 OD will work with the 1/2 ID 5/8 OD fittings right?

I'm looking for a quiet pump and nothing really that expensive as of yet this will be just used to build me a CPU loop for now. Case is a Corsair 800D

Thanks
post #2 of 15
get you a rasa kit

http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/ra750rswakit.html

much better choice
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post #3 of 15
The only issue I see is the tubing size. Since you are going to use compression fittings, you need to be sure that both your ID and OD sizes for your tubing matches exactly to the compression fittings.

If you were going with barbs and clamps, then putting 7/16 ID over 1/2 ID would work fine.
post #4 of 15
If you want to use compression fittings I would switch to 1/2" ID 3/4" OD Tubing and fittings.

Also, the XSPC Rasa is better than the Apogee XT and costs $10 less, I'd get that waterblock instead.
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post #5 of 15
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So with compression fittings. I'd be using 1/2 ID and 3/4 OD Fittings + tube Vs doing the 7/16 ID and 5/8 OD.


I was debating to get the Rasa 750 Rx360 kit vs doing a custom loop. The price diffrence is not that much so I just went ahead and made the custom loop.
post #6 of 15
i use 7/16 and 5/8 tubing and compression fittings... i dont see the problem running this size tubing?

http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/bimabl7cofif.html

those are the fittings you need to run that tubing.
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post #7 of 15
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hey Fsh!

haha I'm trying to do something similar to your setup.

The I and H Res you have is it the 275MM?

Yah I was going the the 7/8 with 5/8 OD setup similar to urs!

Any more info would be appreicated thanks!

Update:

XSPC RX360 Extreme Performance Radiator
- Nozzles No Nozzles


$84.95
Danger Den DD-CPX-Pro 12V Pump
- Fitting Size No Fittings


$56.95
IandH StealthRes Deluxe Tube Multi-Option 275 Reservoir


$65.95
*** NEW *** XSPC RASA Ultimate Universal CPU Waterblock - Acetal
- Fitting Size 1/2" Barb for 1/2" ID tube


$49.95
*** NEW *** PrimoFlex Pro LRT UV Blue Tubing -7/16in. ID X 5/8in. OD


$16.00
Bitspower Premium G1/4" Black Matte High Flow 7/16" ID (5/8" OD) Compression Fitting


$63.60


So the XPC Rasa> swiftech ?
Edited by nyxagamemnon - 2/21/11 at 4:01pm
post #8 of 15
The rasa is the #3 block on the market. #1 is the kyros xt and #2 is the ek supreme hf. Get a different pump like a mcp355 or mcp 655. They are much better. As for fans I would go with some midspeed yate loons or gentle typhoon ap15s
 
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post #9 of 15
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As far as Radiators go

How much of a diffrence is the Swiftech MCR320-QP Quiet Power 3X120mm - NEW Matte Black

Vs Rx360?
post #10 of 15
Honestly not that much, maybe 5% difference, but it all depends on the fan speed.
This will help you choose the best rad. Just pick the fan speed you want to run then look for the radiator with the shortest bar for that fan speed

 
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