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Hi. I'm planning on building a computer, an mATX or mITX, but I like mITX more. The thing is, I want this to be water cooled.

What can you suggest on the case, and the kit since I am new to this. Tia (:
Edited by technowar - 3/31/11 at 5:07pm
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People are very fond of putting H50's in the Silverstone Sugo 5/6. It's bound to be the most accessible, affordable, off the shelf solution to watercooling mitx.
    
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Yea... the only water cooling you can get into a mITX case is a H50/70 solution or one of those ALC kits
    
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Here is some inspiration. I completely watercooled my mATX folding rig. NB and CPU.....no gpu WC yet.
EDIT: still working on a case.
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Aside from H50/H70? Is there any other way of water cooling an mITX rig? Planning of SG07 from Silverstone (having a 600w power supply), so that it could supply a decent video card.
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Originally Posted by technowar;12958474 
Aside from H50/H70? Is there any other way of water cooling an mITX rig? Planning of SG07 from Silverstone (having a 600w power supply), so that it could supply a decent video card.

I dont see why you couldnt use a standard custom loop like mine. Unless you case is incredibly small. Even if it was, with the right fittings and rads you could make it fit and work. I plan to put that rig you see there in a very small case soon. I will keep ya updated on it if you like.
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I dont see why you couldnt use a standard custom loop like mine. Unless you case is incredibly small. Even if it was, with the right fittings and rads you could make it fit and work. I plan to put that rig you see there in a very small case soon. I will keep ya updated on it if you like.

Sure sure sure. Share your work log:p what did you use for WC by the way?
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I used and old dtec fusion v2 CPU block, an enzotech chipset block and the pump and rad are from my first ever wc attempt with thermaltake. Alot of people hate on them and have had bad experience with them but my thermaltake pump is still going strong. It used to be in my sig until my loop became too restrictive for it. You may want to use the swiftech 35x series due to it's small size and huge head pressure. If anyone has any better pump ideas please chime in.
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Aside from H50/H70? Is there any other way of water cooling an mITX rig?

Yeah, the newer Corsair H60. biggrin.gif It has a lower profile pump and performance like the H70, but smaller size (one fan) and less noise.
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Do you think I can fit a pump, reservoir, radiator, tubes, and fans in a SG07?
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