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Old 07-29-2005, 10:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Exclamation What Kind Of Water Cooling Parts?

JUst recently i have heard some quite good things from users of water cooling...but is it really that effective?

All this has kind of interested me to get a custom water cooling set...i had a look at dangerden and so far i got:

Silver TDX Block For Intel 478 Processors
Copper TDX Block For Intel 478 Processors

Acetal version MAZE4GPU

Black Ice Xtreme

Current things im not sure of what to get...
t-line... Whats the difference?
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Old 07-29-2005, 11:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
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There's no point in spending the extra money on the silver TDX block, you'll get pretty much the same thing from the copper. Just make sure you get the brass top one. I think the CPAC maze4 is the copper one but I'm not positive. Either way copper is the better choice IMO since acetal can crack.

Pump you want the MCP655/D5 pump, for tubing get the tygon stuff, and for coolant just use a mixture of 90% distilled water and 10% zerex

A reservoir is just a storage area for water, like a tank. A T-line is just a T shaped Y splitter in the loop which has a piece of tubing connected to a fillport which used for filling/bleeding the system. Both do the same thing and results won't really vary, T-Line is better if you are short on space though
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