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Old 10-18-2008, 08:10 AM   #1
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Default Best Watercooling kit

I'm somewhat a n00b when it comes to watercooling, but I really would like one in my system..

In your opinion, what is the best water cooling kit out there?

easiest, most reliable, not too expensive...

the most I would like to spend is $200.


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Old 10-18-2008, 08:45 AM   #2
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Does it really make sense with a 4200 X2 and a 7600GT? I'd spend the $200 on a new CPU or video card.

Also, unless you buy a high-end water cooling system, usually high-end air coolers exceed the performance of water cooling- and do it quieter at that (Radiators are LOUD).

I think it's a bad idea- if you want to OC, get this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...tek%20HDT-S963

It's $25, and it will do a better job than any $200 watercooling system.
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Old 10-18-2008, 09:25 AM   #3
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aowen416 you must of not seen his post about his new 1337 pc he's getting =p
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Old 10-18-2008, 10:36 AM   #4
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aowen416 you must of not seen his post about his new 1337 pc he's getting =p
Oh...woops.
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Old 10-18-2008, 11:26 AM   #5
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$200 will not get you a watercooling kit that's actually worth it.

What are you looking to cool? CPU? GPU? RAM? All of them?

If you're only cooling the CPU, you can probably get something decent for $200. Look here for the best kits, I wouldn't buy kits from anywhere else:
http://www.petrastechshop.com/wacoki.html
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Old 10-18-2008, 02:14 PM   #6
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Default Re: Best Watercooling kit

No, it's not for that pc.

I'm looking to cool just the CPU for now. However, I want something expandable, where I can add my GPUs and other things
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Any of those kits from Petra's would be a good deal. They can be expanded at a later date to add GPU cooling.
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If you're going to make water cooling worth it, you have to know what you're doing when it comes to overclocking, you have to push your system beyond what air cooling can handle, and you have to buy the parts separately. Buying a kit won't get you any way near the same performance as if you bought parts.
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hmmm water cooling. well this site http://forums.bit-tech.net/ has lots and lots of water cooling people
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Default Re: Best Watercooling kit

thanks guys i was looking at this

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835108076

what do you think about it?
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