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WCing nooblet here, just need an evaluation of my future loop before i drop half a G on it. Also if I'm forgetting anything.

pump - Swiftech MCP655-B
tubes - feser 1/2ID 3/4OD
radiator - xspc 360
fans - SilenX 120x120x38mm - 14dBA - 60CFM iXtrema Pro Fan X3
reservoir - XSPC 5.25 bay
gpu block - ek geforce 580
cpu block - Heatkiller
fan controller - Lamptron 30W - 4 Channel Aluminum Rheobus w/ Multi Color
fittings - Bitspower Ultimate G 1/4 Thread 1/2" ID 3/4" OD Compression Fitting
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Sounds pretty good. The only thing I would suggest is checking out how to make the sandwich pad for under the pump to keep vibration noise to a minimum.

http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...l#post12154584

You may or may not get vibration noise before this, but after, no chance. Hope it helps, and looks like a great build so far!
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Thanks man I've been researching for a little while and the whole build is gonna be around $2800 lol so I hope it turns out good. Thanks for the tip too.
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RX 360 or RS 360? I would personally go with the RX as it is quite a bit thicker.
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Originally Posted by SoliDD View Post
WCing nooblet here, just need an evaluation of my future loop before i drop half a G on it. Also if I'm forgetting anything.

pump - Swiftech MCP655-B
tubes - feser 1/2ID 3/4OD
radiator - xspc 360
fans - SilenX 120x120x38mm - 14dBA - 60CFM iXtrema Pro Fan X3
reservoir - XSPC 5.25 bay
gpu block - ek geforce 580
cpu block - Heatkiller
fan controller - Lamptron 30W - 4 Channel Aluminum Rheobus w/ Multi Color
fittings - Bitspower Ultimate G 1/4 Thread 1/2" ID 3/4" OD Compression Fitting
I use my 655 B with the pad that came with it and I can hardly hear any noise from it the 655 is a great pump. RX360 is the Rad you want. Fans, res, gpu are all good. CPU block the Rasa block, Koolanc 370, or EK HF supreme are other options you might want to look into. FC and fittings look good as well.

Just need pt nuke or a kill coil with some distilled water and you are good to go.
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Ya its the RX and the heatkiller REV 3.0 1156
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post #7 of 18
Find some 7/16" tubing. Much tighter than the 1/2".
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Thanks for the suggestions sniper, the only thing I'm still kinda on the fence about are my blocks.
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Hmmm, I was under the impression the 1/2 was the go-to diameter or w/e
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Hmmm, I was under the impression the 1/2 was the go-to diameter or w/e
I noticed that, however since you were using compression fittings, I didn't bother recommending the tighter tubing, since the point of the compression fittings is to lock in the tubing. I would assume one or the other, but maybe both is the safest approach? I hope someone with more experience chimes in, because I would be concerned for the combination together making it more dangerous rather than doubly safe.
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