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Looking for a "GOOD" Water Cooling or "Better" for MY System, for a Reasonable Price

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  1. DOM

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    As you can read the Title above, Im looking on getten a better cooler since Summers coming :eek:

    And I want to get something good for the $ its going to cost me.

    So is it better to make your own Water Cooling System or just to buy a KIT ?:confused:

    I was looking at the CoolIT Freezone CPU Cooler but its only for the CPU :( I would like one to cool the CPU, NB, and Vid Card, and keep them kool 24/7 Year Around

    Someone, Everyone Help Plz :)
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    no one wants to help:(

    Well this is what I had in mind in doing a Custom System get a lil refrigerator drill two holes on top, and have the pump and rat in there. And the case on top , would that work on keeping it colder and would it work if so now what parts would I need to make a good water system :confused: never used or know how it goes lol

    so would that be better and cheaper ??
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    refrigerator's are only good for removing heat over time as all they are is a simple heat exchanger simply put if you put an air conditioner in a air tight box Will it get cold inside the box ? no it wont because the hot air has no where to go
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    water is a waste. i dont like them as they make ocing look easy when its not, but a vapochill can be had for less\around the same as a water setup that will get you half decent temps, where the vapo will utterly obliterate the water setup in terms of performance.
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    I got mine for about £80/$160

    Works a treat for me! Not the best on the market, but considerably cooler than all HSF setups ;)
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    :confused: I was talking about the WCing Radiator inside the refrigerator and run the tubes out through the top.
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    I know its not easy but I want to keep everthing OCed cuz its not going to happen during the summer

    can I see a link of it never seen one or any reviews of it
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    ive seen vapos for £140 before. and if your water is considerably better, why is it your gpu is stuck @ 621mhz? :p
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    cuz its a PRO :laugh:
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    theres nuttin wrong with pros :p lots reach 700mhz, they just need a nudge in the right direction, if u catch my drift ;)
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    Ketxxx. how much do those vapochill go for ??
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    So is it better to build me one or buy one??

    So I can see how much its going to cost vs buying one

    And if its better, cuz I relly dont know anything about those kind of cooler

    Cuz im thinking nothing more then $300 unless its way better,

    I asked aready but I know how some ppl are that most of the time just read the end

    Cuz I wanted to get a Water Cooling but one that cost less and a small Refrigerator and have the Liquid Cooler Radiator in the Refrigerator and run the tubes out the top where I'll drill some holes for them and just hook up everything the way it needs to, would that work getting the water cooler? cuz im going to have the Refrigerator cold but not cold where it freezes the Liquid.
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    well can some one give me some web sites that sell good water cooling stuff and are cheaper then others, cuz im just going to make my own, and is DangerDen the best stuff or one of the top ones?
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    DangerDen is one of the top ones :)
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    which other are also good?
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    Swiftech is also very good, DOM.
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    If you can fit it into your case, then it's not too big, imo. lol I say go for it, an AC powered pump would take some stress off of your power supply as well.
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    yea thats another thing I like about it, but I dont know if you read all of the thread that what I wanted to do with a small refrigerator cuz would that work??
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    is there a web site that has all the good WC stuff that are in stock lol

    cuz Ive look in FrozenCPU.com and DangerDen.com and PetrasTechShop.com and I really would like to get the AC Pump but DD is the only one that has it, from those web sites

    and some stuff that I like are out of stock

    well whats all the stuff that I need? cuz I dont know all the stuff you need for a WC System can some one give me a list then so I can post the stuff that I want to get and you can tell me if its any good :toast:

    Edit: and im wanting to go 1/2" everything cuz thats better right ?
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    The small fridge could work, but you'll have to watch out for condensation. If the block and tubing temps drop below the dew point, water droplets will form inside your case, and we all know what that means. You would have to devise some way to control the temps.

    1/2" is supposedly the best, but 3/8" is plenty in most instances.

    All the stuff you need for wc what you want would be chipset, vid card, and gpu water blocks. I recommend swiftech or dangerden. Then you'll want to choose your radiator setup. I would consider a high quality dual 120mm to be the minimum when cooling everything. A multiple rad setup, say a single 120mm and a dual 120mm would be even better. You'll need fans to go with your radiators. You'll need a high quality pump, again I suggest Swiftech or Dangerden at least. Those Ehiem 120v pumps would also be nice, but don't forget the relay kit if you go that route. You'll need a reservoir or at least a tee line and fillport. Then you'll need plenty of tubing and I would also recommend hose clamps as opposed to quick connectors. Clamps are more secure, just be careful not to over tighten them. You'll also need coolant, I recommend MCH-5 or MCH-40 because it's premixed, anti-algae, and non-conductive,and it's Just easier to deal with.
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    "If the block and tubing temps drop below the dew point" :confused: what the dew point :)
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    It's a weather term. It's temp in which condensation occurs. Say for instance, your room temp is 70* but the dew point is 60*, if the temps of the tubing or water blocks drops below 60*, condensation will form. My local weather actually reports the dew point, but I don't know how to calculate it myself. Might have to google it.
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    CPU Water Blocks (which is better from the 3)
    http://www.dangerden.com/store/home.php?cat=61

    Video Card Water Block (will this one work?)
    http://www.dangerden.com/store/product.php?productid=164&cat=47&page=1

    Chipset Water Blocks (which one work with my mobo)
    http://www.dangerden.com/store/home.php?cat=46

    AC Powered Pump 110V 60 Hz & Pump Relay Switch Kit
    http://www.dangerden.com/store/product.php?productid=37&cat=26&page=1
    http://www.dangerden.com/store/product.php?productid=43&cat=51&page=1

    Radiator (which is better from these 4)
    http://www.dangerden.com/store/product.php?productid=4&cat=85&page=1
    http://www.dangerden.com/store/product.php?productid=200&cat=85&page=1
    http://www.dangerden.com/store/product.php?productid=222&cat=86&page=1
    http://www.dangerden.com/store/product.php?productid=226&cat=86&page=1

    Reservoir High-Density Polyethylene (looks like it wont leak)
    http://www.dangerden.com/store/product.php?productid=51&cat=27&page=1

    I know that I need the tubes etc. but this is the main stuff right? want to get this 1st out of the way.

    Edit: if you can pick better stuff let me know cuz I dont know what im doing and if its on another website its okay :D
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