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Old 10-26-2005, 03:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I've looked at the pro's and con's of water cooling and have decided that it is worth getting. But i'm a bit stuck. I have no idea on what to get there is just so much choice! I have looked at many reviews but they all point to different things. I'm trying to build a system with power but with as little cost as possible. I have a AMD 64 processor and a Gecube X800GTO graphics card. I'm looking to cool those specifically but if other components would require cooling then please tell me! I'm going to try and overclock the pc as much as possible and i would like to keep the costs at a maximum of a $170 (£100) but the lower the cost the better! But if this is too little what is the lowest price i could get and where can i get the components from??
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Old 10-26-2005, 03:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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wow 170 dollars wont do you any good you need at least 250

you need the radiator with at least dual 120mm fans sense your cooling your cpu and GPU

you will need a cpu and GPU block

you need tubing

you need clamps and stuff like that

you will need some distilled water and coolant additives

need a pump

reservoir

which is going to cost you a lot more then 170

i think the best way is for you to get a third party heatsink and GPU heatsink, get some AS5 and buy some case fans
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Old 10-26-2005, 03:30 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I spent around 300 on mine.
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Sounds like i might have too pay a little more then. So what kinda stuff do you recommend?
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like i said third party heatsinks and a couple of case fans
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Here's a list of stores to buy them from that are credible.
http://www.hardwareasylum.com/forums...read.php?t=246

Here's a guide to WaterCooling and Leak Testing, and at the bottom of the guide, there is reccommendations for High Flow and Low Flow Setups.
http://www.hardwareasylum.com/forums...read.php?t=160
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