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Ok so I'm seriously considering water cooling right now. I'm modding my case (see sig) and I really think it would make it even more bad ass and also get better temps (on the gpu especially, thinking of overclocking it...). Here's a loop I'm considering since it's pretty cheap (for a WC setup) and I think will do the job right. Tell me what you think about it.
Thanks a lot!

XSPC Rasa RS240
EK GTX 580/570 Clear Acrylic block
XSPC White ''ID 7/16'' ''OD 5/8'' Hose (4ft)
FESER High Flow ''ID 1/2'' barb (x4)

Koolance ''OD 5/8'' Barb clamp (x4)
99.9% pure silver Kill coil
XSPC Temp sensor (red)
XSPC RS120 rad
Total before shipping and tax: 329.91$ CAD

EDIT**: Also, would it be as good if I got the RX240 kit instead of the RS240 kit and not buy an additionnal 120mm rad?
Edited by polm - 4/25/11 at 10:23am
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The Rasa kit comes with hose and fittings, you'd only need to extra barbs for your gpu. Wait a sec, there's another rad? You might as well get the rs360 kit instead then?
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Use a XSPC RX240 or RX360 radiator.
EDIT: RX240 and RX120
Edited by IOSEFINI - 4/25/11 at 10:24am
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1- I added tube because people say the tube included tends to become yellow after only 2 weeks or so...
2- The barbs are for the gpu block and the second rad.
3- I want 2 rads because I want the whole thing to fit inside my case, I don't want the rad to be mounted externally...
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Just get an XSPC Rasa rs/rx/240/360 kit for around $150, and you're done. Then add 2 barbs and clamps and an EK GTX 580 block for about $100.
    
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Looks pretty good, but like everyone already mentioned RS < RX
    
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Originally Posted by polm;13266491 
1- I added tube because people say the tube included tends to become yellow after only 2 weeks or so...
2- The barbs are for the gpu block and the second rad.
3- I want 2 rads because I want the whole thing to fit inside my case, I don't want the rad to be mounted externally...

I thought that a 360 rad could be modded to fit the top of HAF? Edit, yep.

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http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?t=227584&page=4
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