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Might make that leap into liquid cooling, but looking for some advice. Should I top-mount the radiator on this case? I have 2 120mm Scythe Slipstream fans already up there. I can mount a radiator on top of them and another 2 Scythe Slipstream 120mm pulling.

Just in case, here is a video of my case with one on top. http://youtu.be/v_Zox3gFUSc

I have the blue one.

I am using Amazon because I have a card and want to use it while I wait on a check to come in.

What would you get? I want the radiator to be 2x120mm so I can mount it on top of my fans.

Saw a $45.99 radiator:
[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Koolance-Radiator-2x120mm-20-FPI-HX-CU720VS/dp/B004WSCG9O/ref=sr_1_39?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1303020403&sr=1-39"]Amazon.com: Koolance Radiator, 2x120mm 20-FPI Copper HX-CU720VS: Electronics[/ame]


$55.36 pump, reservor, and temp display:
[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Thermaltake-AquaBay-Liquid-Cooling-CL-W0103/dp/B0027CTPAU/ref=sr_1_2?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1302995906&sr=1-2"]Amazon.com: Thermaltake AquaBay M5 Liquid Cooling Temp CL-W0103: Electronics[/ame]


What do you suggest from here though. I want to cool a CPU, a GPU, and maybe a 2nd GPU once AM3+ hits. Phenom II X4 B55 and EVGA GTX 460 SE.

I want clear tubing and blue uv liquid. My case and board are blue.

Also, I am running my CPU at 45C with air. What should I expect on liquid?


Is this CPU block any good:
[ame="http://www.amazon.com/OCZ-OCZTHYDF-HydroFlow-HF-MK1-Waterblock/dp/B001HZSGQW/ref=sr_1_2?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1302996247&sr=1-2"]Amazon.com: OCZ OCZTHYDF HydroFlow HF-MK1 CPU Waterblock: Electronics[/ame]


How about this for my GPU:
[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Koolance-VID-NX460-water-Liquid-Cooling/dp/B004J1NC7E/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1302999835&sr=8-1"]Amazon.com: Koolance VID-NX460 (GTX 460) water block NEW fo Liquid Cooling!: Electronics[/ame]
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Almost everyone on this forum will tell you not to use uv die in your loop. Eventually it is going to break down and gunk up all of your blocks leading to hours of cleaning them. A much better option is uv tubing + distilled water unless you plan on cleaning out your loop every couple months.
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Distilled water from the grocery store? I have read about deposits. Any way to make the water blue and safely?
 
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Just use blue tubing in your loop. smile.gif that's the best way to do it.
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Originally Posted by BWG;13157132 
Distilled water from the grocery store? I have read about deposits. Any way to make the water blue and safely?

Yes distilled water from the grocery store is fine. It is probably not a good idea to use any dye's, if you want blue maybe you could go for blue tubing?
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Distilled water from the grocery store? I have read about deposits. Any way to make the water blue and safely?

Use coloured tubing?

Coloured tubing looks better than dyed water IMO anyway.
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Use coloured tubing?

Coloured tubing looks better than dyed water IMO anyway.

100% Agree.
    
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I think it would be cool to stick a 360 on the outside of the right side of the case, on the side of the drive bays.
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I think it would be cool to stick a 360 on the outside of the right side of the case, on the side of the drive bays.

Hmmm... I need to see a pic of that.


Should I just get this to cover all the chips on my 460?

[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Koolance-VID-NX460-water-Liquid-Cooling/dp/B004J1NC7E/ref=sr_1_fkmr1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1303014847&sr=1-3-fkmr1"]Amazon.com: Koolance VID-NX460 (GTX 460) water block NEW fo Liquid Cooling!: Electronics[/ame]


Blue tubing. Ok.
 
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Personally, as far as tubing goes, I'd use clear UV blue reactive tubing like this:

http://www.watercoolinguk.co.uk/p/Masterkleer-Tubing-PVC-1913mm-12ID-UV-active-blueclear-1m_12176.html


For cooling, I'd go for a rear mounted 240 rad, or maybe an internal side panel 240 mount. I'd prob mod the case and build an internal mounting structure so the rad didn't have to come with the side panel though, and that all assumes it'd fit biggrin.gif
    
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