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ok my next build will be a sandy bridge just wondering what sort of water cooling system too get as i want my gpu's water cooled (might go sli gtx 560's) (or i might be getting a 6970 for free!!!) just wondering what system should i get to do a full water cooled rig?
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Well, the standard advice is the Rasa kit, if you got yourself a triple rad version...


The RX360 would cope the easiest, the RS360 might struggle a bit with sli, you could prob get away with an RX240 but again I think it may struggle with sli.

I personally think the Rasa pump will cope with GPU, CPU & triple rad, but a custom loop probably wouldn't hurt if you plan on several GPU blocks.
    
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for the best watercooling loop, you should not buy a system. You buy separate components and make your own custom loop. I would suggest a swiftech mcp-655 pump, a swiftech apogee xt cpu waterblock, ek or swiftech waterblocks for your gpus (make sure they are compatible), feser tubing, a quad radiator (or 2 dual radiators), and a reservoir. That system will cool incredibly well for your specs. Try xoxide.com or frozencpu.com for buying watercooling supplies.

If you want a budget option, you could look at rasa watercooling kits. However, if you go this option make sure to buy your own tubing and fans as the ones that come with the kit are horrible. Also, realize that you won't get as good performance as a custom watercooling loop, although it will be quite a bit less expensive.
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