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Old 06-23-2005, 05:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok, yeah, i know kits are blah blah blah sux0rz but this one looks pretty good.
WC kit

Or would this custom one be more effective?






UV dye


Is everything compatible on my custom kit?

So which is better?

Thanks in advance

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Old 06-23-2005, 05:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I'd take option B with the custom picked configuration, the zalman above is an absolute crap passive cooling solution, most air solutions would outperform it.

BTW you still need a Fillport or reservoir.

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alright, thanks.
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Old 06-24-2005, 02:01 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I''ve noticed a huge increase lately in people interested in water cooling and more heavy cooling systems... It's pretty cool.

Listen to Gaara, do not get a kit. Especially one that costs that much! With $290, you could build youself one hell of a water cooling system, and get temps far lower than that Zalman would ever get you!

Few things about your choice of parts: The tubing first... You realize that it is $2 a foot, right? If you go to home depot, you can get some clear tubing (sorry it's not UV reactive) for $.50 a foot. The Swiftech has a little bit of a heat dump to it, so I would shy from that. Check out www.cooltechnica.com and www.dangerden.com, both of those sites have some rather killer prices.
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