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This is the first time ive watercooled ANYTHING! What else do i need? what size hose. I need to know the basics and stuff for what im looking for and the whole complete set of what i'll need, because i have no idea.
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post #2 of 19
Tubing (fitting are 1/4 or 1/4 ID Tubing), Fans, Res., Coolant, Pump.
    
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Pump?
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Originally Posted by ACM View Post
Tubing, Fans, Res., Coolant, Pump.
+1

pump- get the mcp655 or the mcp355
fans- get GTs
coolant- get distilled and a kill coil
res- for an xbox? use a t-line
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+1

pump- get the mcp655 or the mcp355
fans- get GTs
coolant- get distilled and a kill coil
res- for an xbox? use a t-line
All that you listed is overkill for an 360... Seriously?
OP. This will do for your Pump/RES since it's combined.
http://www.xs-pc.com/products/pumps/...eservoir-pump/

As for fans. Just get some Yate Loons. No need to spend hella $$$ on expensive fans.
post #6 of 19
Only console I'd ever bother watercooling, or modding for performance and lifespan, is the old PS3 with backwards compatibility (just because they're so rare).

The amount you'd spend modding it you may aswell just save the cash and buy a new one if it dies on you. They're not exactly expensive nowadays.

But don't let my opinion stop you (and I'm sure it wont) after all it's finding something unique to do with hardware that brings us to this site in the first place.
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post #7 of 19

Why not just get thermalright heatpipe kit?


I'm sure this is more than sufficient for cooling and it bolts right on.
    
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Is the chick in your avatar going to help?
post #9 of 19
Isn't watercooling and xbox just overkill?
post #10 of 19
watercooling an xbox isn't worth it... i have had 5 and all of them have rrod (all of them were the non slim version though, and only one was water cooled)

Just buy yourself a slim xbox instead of shelling out the extra cash for a custom loop.

if you wanted to water cool it though... xspc has an xbox gpu+cpu water block... get 1-2 barbs and 7-16 tubes. Don't forget good TIM. the xspc 750 pump res should work fine for it, and it will kind of look cool sitting on top of your 360. A 240 Rad should be enough.
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