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Hey guys, it's me again and since I'm modding again so i was thinking of going to water cooling instead of air cooling so my question is.......

What water cooling kit do you guys recommend and where can I get them?

Thanks.
post #2 of 7
If you are looking for a kit instead of making a custom loop, this XSPC kit is hard to beat: http://www.jab-tech.com/XSPC-Rasa-75...t-pr-4780.html

The rad that comes with it are optimized for low speed fans so the fans that come with are ok, though I would personally upgrade them to something a little more powerful. Other than that it's a very solid kit all around.
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post #3 of 7
+1 on that Rasa kit. Best bang for your buck IMO.
post #4 of 7
Yea I am a fan of the XSPC gear as well. Really depends on how much $$ you want to spend. Kits are nice, cheap and easy, but if you want hard core performance for a little more $$, best way is just to check out a few of the threads here and find out what individual components work best.

You can get pretty much everything you need from FrozenCPU.com for a fair price and they have really fast shipping.

SkinneeLabs is a good place to check reviews and tests of various components

Also I have found SidewinderComputers to be a good place to get fittings and such at a good price. They also ship fast and have good customer service from my experience!
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post #5 of 7
razonguy has you pointed at a good kit. But if you only cooling your CPU, that's only 95W TDP (source: Intel) instead of a big 135W 9xx. If you are leaving your 460 on air, then perhaps a 120.2 might work at $130 same store, same company, but a different model.

With the 1700 rpm, they give you, there should be little difference between the two rads but if you are going for quiet at 1200 rpm (or 20 dBA) or less, then the RX is better than the RS series. Good luck.
    
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post #6 of 7
+1 on that XSPC rasa RX360 kit.

Those are great kits. The radiator is great. The block that comes with it is the best price/performance cpu block.
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Another +1 on that RASA kit.
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