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Yea got a top in the plan...

I'm also wondering. Would I really see much improvement with a good quality custom loop, with say 250 - 300 invested into it... over my current H50 or upgrading it to an H70?

At the moment looking at the MCP355 with a single XSPC RX120 Rad with Gentle Typhoons. Have not decided on a Res yet, probably not going to go with a bay mounted Res, as I plan to mount my Rad into the 5.25 bays, it will take up all the room.
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Custom kits normally run 1-5c cooler than RASA. The RASA kit is a great bang for you buck, but many people go custom because we are about that 1-5 degree difference and we don'y mind spending the extra money for better parts.
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More questions for my research!

First I'm debating on where to mount my Rad. See the following thread for details on that one...
http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...-mount-vs.html


Secondly, the Pump!

I am debating between the MCP355 and the MCP655. I've read that the 355 is a very loud pump and that the 655 is much quieter? So if I'm looking to have a quiet system would I be wanting to look at the 655? Or is the sound of the 355 really not that bad?
     
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I have 4 Mcp 355s in my rig and they're inaudible. All about how you mount them.
 
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