Watercooling question, size? (Updated to build evaluation)

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Hey guys,

I am building a PC and want to watercool the 4770k but want to make sure I
get "Enough" cooling. I was looking at the Corsair line because they are
all in one and easy but don't know what "Level" to get. Entry level looks
to be H60 and then I was looking at H100 but for only like $10 more I can
jump to the "Hydro Series H110 280mm Liquid CPU Cooler" which seems to be
their baller status model.

I would like to know what you think. Should I:

Get a Corsair? If not what other All in one company/model.
H60
H100
Uber top end model
Graphics card cooler addition?

Building computer to the below specs:
4770K OC perhaps in the future
16GB Kingston Hyperbeast 2133MHz DDR3 PC3-17000
R9 270X (Probably going to add a second one later)
MSI G45 Mobo
Some sort of SSD, still looking

Uses:
Heavy web surfing (20 or so tabs open at anytime)
MP3 Ripping (Tons of old CD's)
Online gaming (Bejewled mostly but hours on end)

Because I will be playing online for hour I don't want to OC too far and
have crashes at a high level.

Thoughts? Suggestions?
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  1. I'd get the H100i. The h110 is to big for most cases and doesn't have the built in fan controller. The h60 performs much like a good air cooler, but isn't as reliable. Also if you leave the rear fan rad free, you can one day put a GPU AIO in it's place.
  2. Ok I ordered all my parts and, because I am reusing a case that doesnt have toom for the H100i I went with the H80i. Please evaluate my build :)

    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3Pj9s
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3Pj9s/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/3Pj9s/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($309.99 @ NCIX US)
    CPU Cooler: Corsair H80i 77.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler ($79.99 @ Newegg)
    Motherboard: MSI Z87-G45 Gaming ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($133.98 @ SuperBiiz)
    Memory: Kingston HyperX Beast 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($151.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Crucial M500 240GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($104.99 @ Amazon)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($56.98 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: XFX Radeon R9 270X 2GB Double Dissipation Video Card ($188.99 @ SuperBiiz)
    Power Supply: Corsair Gaming 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($69.99 @ TigerDirect)
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro (OEM) (64-bit) ($129.98 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $1226.88
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-23 13:22 EDT-0400)
  3. a very less system specs are required for your tasks even a 4670 would do for you

    and for water cooling best would be kraken x60
  4. Sn1992 said:
    a very less system specs are required for your tasks even a 4670 would do for you

    and for water cooling best would be kraken x60


    Sn1992, Sorry I was trolling with the "Uses" section. I am going to be doing lots of 1080P video editing hence the 4770K with watercooling. I will also dabble in gaming but I found BF4 on PC not fun compared to my xbox.
  5. ohkay then go with 4770 with x60 kraken
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