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Hey guys, I was just wondering how much it would cost for a good WC loop? I'd like to water cool CPU and GPU mostly. Anything else is optional. Thanks in advanced.
If you need any more info, like system specs (next build, not sig rig), then go ahead and ask.
 

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I'd say a minimum of $250, probably $300 or more for CPU + GPU with quality components. Obviously costs will skyrocket if you want fancy compression fittings and stuff.
 

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around $200-$300 for a pretty good one...anything like 3 rads and up is like 300+
 

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I have room for a 240mm rad at the top of my case (new), so I can get one? Is that enough? Sorry, I know nothing about WCing. lol
New comp is going to be 1156 and GTX 460, eventually two. And possibly a GT 440/420 for PhysX.
 

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For anything decent I would go around 300ish i think. Im about to do my first loop (cpu only) and was shopping around what seems like forever. Found about 300 to be the norm.
 

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So, how much would it cost, and what all would I need to get a loop for CPU and GPU?
CPU block, GPU block, rad, pump, res, and tubing? Is that all?
 

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Originally Posted by Bassdoken View Post
So, how much would it cost, and what all would I need to get a loop for CPU and GPU?
CPU block, GPU block, rad, pump, res, and tubing? Is that all?
fans and barbs as many people have said 300. Add another 100 for the gpu block or so. Also the price will go up when you want to get better fans rads and etc.
Video I made


 

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MCP355 Pump - $65
XSPC Reservoir top for 355 - $40
3/8" ID 5/8" OD tubing - $15
Barbed fittings - $20
XSPC Rasa - $55
EK FC470 GTX Nickel - Plexi - $110
MCR320-QP - $65
Pt-Nuke - $3

Total = $373

That is a really nice loop and I wouldn't skimp on components any more because you're already at the best price/performance level.
 

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fans and barbs as many people have said 300. Add another 100 for the gpu block or so. Also the price will go up when you want to gett better fans rads and etc.
Video I made

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xklgv4W9gFU
Very helpful video. +rep to you, sir.
>.> There is no REP + for you.
 

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MCP355 Pump - $65
XSPC Reservoir top for 355 - $40
3/8" ID 5/8" OD tubing - $15
Barbed fittings - $20
XSPC Rasa - $55
EK FC470 GTX Nickel - Plexi - $110
MCR320-QP - $65
Pt-Nuke - $3

Total = $373

That is a really nice loop and I wouldn't skimp on components any more because you're already at the best price/performance level.
Good list, but why 3/8" tubing?
 

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I for got to give you this
http://skinneelabs.com/triplesv2.html?page=4

This is a rad comparison

The GTX360 is the best rad on the market for high speed fans like panaflos,deltas and kaze. I highly suggest a fan controller

I am using the XSPC RX series 480 with Gentle typhoons 1850rpm

For the gpu block go Ek. Acetal top to the material is stronger than plexi.

I dont have the nickel block cost more. Nickel prevents oxidation
 

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I just paid 90.00+12.00 shipping on a 450 Koolance pump,90.00+shipping on a EK Supreme cpu block and 130.00+shipping on a Black Ice radiator,so there is 350.00 and no res,tubing or barbs or fans or fan controller
 

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I just paid 90.00+12.00 shipping on a 450 Koolance pump,90.00+shipping on a EK Supreme cpu block and 130.00+shipping on a Black Ice radiator,so there is 350.00 and no res,tubing or barbs or fans or fan controller
the koolance pump is just a rebranded mcp655 paid to much
 

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For the gpu block go Ek. Acetal top to the material is stronger than plexi.
While acetal is stronger than plexi, can acetal look this awesome?



Green LEDs in the LED holes on the waterblock.

Credit for the pic @ USFORCES
 
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