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I'm looking to buy all new parts to water cool my PC. I have looked around at a ton of how to guides, but none seem to be really up-to-date. and a ton have broken links.

Can anyone recommended a nice water cooling system? I need to know all the parts im going to need, and the total price.

If it will beat my Noctua then ill be happy. If it'll keep my 4870 cooler too that'd be great.

System info below is up to date.

thanks!
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I'm looking to buy all new parts to water cool my PC. I have looked around at a ton of how to guides, but none seem to be really up-to-date. and a ton have broken links.

Can anyone recommended a nice water cooling system? I need to know all the parts im going to need, and the total price.

If it will beat my Noctua then ill be happy. If it'll keep my 4870 cooler too that'd be great.

System info below is up to date.

thanks!
Rasa 360 kit with a GPU block added will be perfect for you.
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post #3 of 14
Biggest problem I can see you having is space, the antec 300 is not a big case, fitting a 360 rad doesn't look like an option to me.

what are you hoping to achieve going to water? your unlikely to see much better temps than your noctua unless your case temps are pretty high.

Do you have any idea what kind of budget your aiming for? building a water loop is never going to be as cheap as air, but even so you could pay anything from 130 for something like the Rasa 750 kit to over 500 for a custom loop. especially If you end up requiring a new case.

Is your 4870 reference design?
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GOOD LUCK is all i can say.

post what youre going to buy before you check out.
my fail self made a mistake of buying a 280rad but than my case takes 120mm fans. which didnt work.
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post #5 of 14
If you're going to do some WC, I'd recommend switching cases first, preferably to a full tower just for more space and then going with a Rasa RX240/360 kit. Everything (including the tower) will probably run you ~350 dollars. The kit itself is only 190 but the full towers are usually a bit more pricy. There is also the option of getting a midtower like the 600T which is good WC but that's still around 130 dollars.
    
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I plan on changing to a new case this summer.

I want to cool my new 6950 w/ H20. By then ill have (maybe) a bulldozer CPU as well.
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post #7 of 14
Which case? the more information you can give us the better the advice we can give, Different cases will take different radiator set ups.

And again I will say budget, We could spam up a list of the best of the best parts for you cost be damned, but that could be like offering a guy who wants a fiesta a Ferrari. If you keep us guessing then more or less the only answers you are going to get will also be guesses.
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post #8 of 14
How about a XSPC Rasa RX360, GPU block and a new case?

EK for the GPU maybe?
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post #9 of 14
You can always get a Rasa360 kit now and look at mounting it externally on the Antec, and internally on the other case. I'd use the Swiftech radbox to mount it externally.
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post #10 of 14
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Going to get the RX360, EK gpu Block and killcoil


distilled water only right?

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