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Water cooling:::what brands are good

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    I just want to cool the CPU. Nothing crazy. Was looking at that unit from Corsair well that unit and maybe a water block from a different manufacture, as I'm not to sure about the foam rubber used in the installtion of the Corsair model. Any Ideas?
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    Price range, what for?
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    For the new rig i'm building. Plan on going with the E6600. Would like to stay in the $100 to $200 price rang if at all possible. This new machine is already going to give me a swift kick to the groin.:nutkick:
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    Yes thats a great price range..

    http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/swh2licokitr1.html

    Pump built in the res, CPU block, rad.. Tubing and fluid (needs to be mixed in distilled water)... and clamps and all that buisness...It's a very easy setup..good kit.
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    Pretty nice looking set-ups. Nicer than what I was originally looking at. the other swiftech model looked even better although a little more money.......................Hmmmm
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    Which one?
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    Swiftech H2O-220-Apex Ultra Cpu. Both are good choices
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    Swiftech makes the ONLY kit worth buying. Period. If you buy any other preassembled kit, it will dissapoint you. Building a custom system is always cheaper too.
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    The one I suggested is very good, very easy to set up, great pump, good sized tubing, ok fluid..nice rad ect.
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    I'm admittedly too much of a noob to do any "custum" building of any kind, especially water-cooling. At least for PC's. lol Building engines and that sort yea. this is a strange and wonderful "new' world for me
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    Then I'd most likely go for the kit I recomended..
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    Looks to be quite simple too. i think tha'll be put on the list. thanks drade......................................
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    Will have to wait until the end of the month. i have $700+ saved so far. by then i should have enough for the mobo,(if and when the 590 SLI Intel edition comes out)the CPU, the PSU, the HDD and the memory and of course this sweet water cooling set-up. Then next month. It's the UPS, the keyboard/mouse, the DVD-rw, the monitor and the video cards. My chick is going to hate me because after this is done I'll be saving up for a Harley. Woohooo! lol
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    :laugh: My dad has a harley, a 2005 softail..
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    Nice! Yea this guy who comes in to the bar where I work let me ride his "chopper" that damn thing has one of those real wide tires on the back. It's extremely cool looking, but strange to ride. The front wheel looks like it's almost a mile in front of you. And the steerings real funny. Then I rode a regular HD, a softail. Man, what a user friendly bike! Comfortable, powerful . I'm sold. I got carried away I know this is for PC hardware not bikes, sorry fella's.
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    Yes very smooth ride, roomy.... fast.
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    Hey drade. good talking with you. thanks for helping this noob out. Gotta get ready for work. talk to tomorrow.
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    Just stay completely away from anything with less than 3/8" ID tubing. That 1/4" ID tubing junk won't do any better than air, and if you are only doing the CPU then 3/8" ID is good enough to start with.
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    Ok, thanks.:)
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    No problem...Anytime:)

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