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*bump*

Any more advice?
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post #22 of 61
Ill toss my 2 cents in.

Tubing: You have chose

Rad: RASA or Black Ice make good rads.

pump 655 or 355 most popular/powerful each pump comes with different configs that's up to you yo choose which one. I have a 655-b non-variable one I am very happy with.

Res: tones of choices it comes down to looks and functionality really any res is good really.

For water blocks EK makes some of the best on the market imo I don't think I will ever switch from their brand I have a5970 block on the way that I am very excited about.

Barbs: You want to make sre all of your barbs match the ID of the tubing you use. The only exception to this is 7/16" on 1/2" barbs. I use this for a nice tight seal and because I didn't want to fork out 100$ for compression fittings. If you go compression the ID and OD have to match the size that compression fitting says.

Clamps: Hold the tubing to the barb any works really I prefer steel over plastic.

Fans: Most fans work well the AP-15's work very well with RASA rads. Just make sure they have decent static pressure if you don't want to use shrouds. Also you may want to invest in a a fan controller.

That is all I got.
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post #23 of 61
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Thanks. I'll look @ this too. It's kind of hard b/c I'm using my PSP. I'm sticking to EK for the blocks. The MCP35X was my favorite pump b/c it's closest in perfomance when compared to the MCP655.
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post #24 of 61
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This is the chart I'm using for the tubing size, barb size, and clamp size compatibility. It's a really nice chart from FrozenCPU.

Pump : Swiftech/Laing MCP35X

Pump Top : EK DDC X-Top Rev.2 Plexiglass

Radiator : HardwareLabs Black Ice SR-1 : 120 : 240 : 360

I'm still deciding what sized tubing to use. I'll be using Bitspower for barbs. For clamps, possibly PrimoChill or Lamptron. I just need some help with the reservoir. I saw that the Danger Den reservoirs were good. Same with the FrozenQ by FrozenCPU reservoirs. I'm thinking about the XSPC 5.25 bay reservoirs.
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Why would you want to buy a top for MCP35X ? It comes with a top that has G1/4 threads already.
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post #26 of 61
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Usually, stock objects aren't as good as specially made. Just like for graphics cards and stuff. I'm sure the EK top has better flow than the stock.
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Usually, stock objects aren't as good as specially made. Just like for graphics cards and stuff. I'm sure the EK top has better flow than the stock.
http://skinneelabs.com/swiftech-mcp35x/3/
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post #28 of 61
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About equal. Not bad for a stock top.
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About equal. Not bad for a stock top.
I wouldn't waste money for an aftermarket top
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post #30 of 61
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Pump: Swiftech/Laing DDC MCP35X PWM Controlled Water Pump
Pump Top: EK-DDC X-TOP Rev. 2 Plexiglass/Polycarbonate
Radiators: HardwareLabs Black Ice SR-1 Low Air Flow Optimized Radiator Series
Tubing: PrimoChill PrimoFlex LRT Clear Tubing (1/2" ID x 3/4" OD)
Water Blocks: EK Water Blocks (Unspecified/Unreleased)

I'm trying to decide between Danger Den and Bitspower barbs. I don't know which one out of these 4 is the best...

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11...l=g30c407s1030
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/71...l=g30c407s1030
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/22...l=g30c407s1030
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/57...l=g30c407s1030

I'm trying to decide between these two clamps...

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/12...tl=g30c289s723
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/12...c289s723#blank
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/79...tl=g30c289s723

The first link and second link for the clamps are the same, just different colors. I would have added this...

http://www.primochill.com/primochill...od-tubing.html

but FrozenCPU doesn't have it. I can order it from them though. Right now, I'm debating between a bay reservoir and an internal reservoir. For the internal reservoir, I saw that the Danger Den reservoir was really good. For the bay reservoir, this bitspower one looked good.

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/71...0c97s168#blank

The XSPC single bay reservoir is the same thing but at a lower price. The FrozenQ reservoirs looked good too.
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