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Is it any good?

Want to try water cooling my i5 and I know the waterblock for the cpu wont fit but whats the rest of the parts like if I got maself a different block?

If I got a rasa block for it would it keep up with the temps an XSPC Rasa 750 RS360 can produce?

Any feedback welcomed.....
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post #2 of 11
Just get the Rasa kit. There's a lot of hate for Thermaltake here.
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Just get the Rasa kit. There's a lot of hate for Thermaltake here.
I ask because I could get the thermaltake kit for quite a bit less than the rasa kit......
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post #4 of 11
The rasa blows the dust out of the Bigwater.

Just saying. I like Tt as a brand, but their compact LCS aren't good anymore.



Edit: Why would you want to go away from your Noctua? It's 10000000x better than the Bigwater.
   
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If you can get the Thermaltake kit for like $30 it might be useful to learn watercooling with, otherwise its just a waste of money.
     
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post #6 of 11
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Im just bored of the big bulky air coolers now, previous had the xp120 etc, want to try watercooling for once.

Im thinking maybe I should take the plunge for the XSPC Rasa 750 RS360 unless you guys can suggest a better kit or seperate components? (note I need to get them from the uk)
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Things to know about TT. Their cases are great I have loved every TT case I have ever bought. Everything else TT sucks. I had a TT psu blow out 200$ in pc parts when it failed and I know others who have lost whole systems to their PSUs. TT water cooling is mediocre at best I helped a friend with a TT case that came with water cooling and he dropped 7C with a custom kit over the TT kit.

So TT Cases = good.
TT everything else = bad.
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post #9 of 11
I've had 2 buddies of mine that went out and bought TT Bigwater kits. Both had pump failures, 1 also had CPU block leaks.

Your call on that one.
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post #10 of 11
As others have said tt is garbage. I would even pay 30 bucks for it. A 30 bucks aircooler will more than likely get you better temps. Get the rasa kit and you should not be disappointed.
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