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Old 08-22-2007, 02:21 PM   #11 (permalink)
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For cooling your cpu and gpu you want a dual 120mm radiator.

You are going to need

pump
radiator
hose
cpu water block
gpu water block
T-line or resivior
clamps
and a lot of reading up.....

about 7 months ago I was up on the water cooling, and almost bought a $300 loop... but I don't know many good brand names and models anymore.
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Old 08-22-2007, 02:33 PM   #12 (permalink)
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while a dual 120 would be preferable, you can make do with a single 120mm radiator if you go for a high performance model.

For example.

Petra's Tech Shop

Petra's Tech Shop

Depending on how big his case is and how much room he has, a single 120mm may be his only option with some major case modifications
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Old 08-22-2007, 07:24 PM   #13 (permalink)
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i've heard the thermalright kits are crap.
you mean for water or air cooling?

also remember that thermalright ≠ thermochill
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Old 08-22-2007, 07:26 PM   #14 (permalink)
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lol...I think he meant Thermaltake's water cooling kits. I don't remember Thermalright having water cooling kits. I've seen their water block though.
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yeah thermaltake thermalright

all the same things :P
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I put together a watercooling setup from Jab-Tech for about $300 a couple months ago.

I have an Apogee GTX (CPU block), Black Ice GT Stealth 360 (radiator 3x120), Swiftech MCP655 Pump, a Swiftech Reservoir, and 3 Panaflo M1BX 120mm fans (very loud don't recommend for a quiet system)

This may be a little on the pricey side for you but I can guarantee that it will keep your cpu and gfx card cool. I keep it running just on my QX6700 and it keeps it at around 35C @ 3.3GHz (remember that this is a B3 quad). I consider that a pretty good temp for all of the heat my cpu puts out. Temps never rise more than 5C on load either.
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I'm pretty sure Petra's tech shop, Xoxide...all the places that specialize in water cooling buy their tubing and fittings from McMastercarr.com.

I design medical devices, thats where we get all our fittings from.
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