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Sorry if I ask ridiculous questions or anything of the sort. But I have reading up about watercooling and I am very very interested in it. I'll get started with my setup:

AMD Phenom II x4 955BE (overclocked 3.8Ghz-1.45v, Northbridge 2.8Ghz-1.4v)
eVGA GTX 460SE (overclocked to 820Mhz core)
Gigabyte GA-890GPA-UD3H (rev 2.1)
CM Hyper 212+ (my CPU fan)

Currently with full load my CPU/NB run at roughly 55-57c and around 37ish idle. I'd like to overclock my CPU to 4.0Ghz but when I do that I am hitting a temps as high as 62c on full load because I need to up the voltage to to 1.5v.

I am a heavy gamer (mostly MMO's) and I would love to get into the world of watercooling, it seems fairly fun and very interesting.

My question is this: Basically I was wondering if anyone had any opinions on a "starter" kit that is easily expandable. For example, I'd like to start out with a CPU block and then maybe add a Chipset block(?) or a GPU block in the future (I'd rather OC a newer video cards that can actually take good overclocking).

Any input would be much appreciated! Thank you in advance! :
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How about a Rasa kit?
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I am fairly new to what kits are good and bad. I'm also new to what website(s) I should be looking at to purchase anything ><
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XSPC Rasa 750 RS240.

You can also get a 5% rebate by using the code "pcapex".

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@rockcoeur Oh thank you thank you. I will take a look at it.

PS - I also have a Full tower HAF 932 case that seems to have watercooling holes in the back (basically cut rubber holes)
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I am fairly new to what kits are good and bad. I'm also new to what website(s) I should be looking at to purchase anything ><
Here's a Rasa kit with a 240 rad, here's one with a 360 rad. Probably one of the best kits for beginners.

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PS - I also have a Full tower HAF 932 case that seems to have watercooling holes in the back (basically cut rubber holes)
You probably won't be needing those, they're for mounting external rads.
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Hmm I'm sorry rad?
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@rockcoeur Oh thank you thank you. I will take a look at it.

PS - I also have a Full tower HAF 932 case that seems to have watercooling holes in the back (basically cut rubber holes)
You'll be able to put this kit all internally. If you want to put a rad outside of your case, definetely go with the Rasa 750 RX360. And some good fans.
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Hmm I'm sorry rad?
Radiator.
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Hmm I'm sorry rad?
rad means radiator
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