Switching to Watercooling help needed

I'm building a new rig with an i7 processor and ddr3 RAM. Ive always used air cooling in the past but ive decided to change to watercooling. As i know nothing about watercooling i would appreciate some tips on what to buy and cost. My budget is under 100 pounds and i would like for it to cool CPU 1366 socket. And also GPU ATI radeon 4870X2.
Any help appreciated
Regards Maney
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  1. The main reason you'll want to switch to water cooling is if:

    -you're not happy with your noise level
    -you're not happy with your temperatures
    -you don't mind draining and cleaning your loop every six months or so.

    Are you going to be overclocking?
  2. Yes i would like to overclock my I7 920 to a decent speed maybe over 4.0GHZ also my 4870x2 is very loud and noisy
  3. maney266 said:
    I'm building a new rig with an i7 processor and ddr3 RAM. Ive always used air cooling in the past but ive decided to change to watercooling. As i know nothing about watercooling i would appreciate some tips on what to buy and cost. My budget is under 100 pounds and i would like for it to cool CPU 1366 socket. And also GPU ATI radeon 4870X2.Any help appreciated
    Regards Maney

    You're going to need a bigger budget.
  4. delluser1 said:
    You're going to need a bigger budget.

    My Money left after all parts is 140 pounds but that is for a case and cooling.
  5. ^ You need more than 100 GBP. Water cooling is about $250 (USD) and considering stuff cost more over there, you need a bigger budget.
  6. Waterblocks for video cards are pricey. Your budget would be gone with that one part.
    Heres some pictures from frozen cpu with a watercooled 4870x2,north bridge and a cpu in the same loop. Someone thats done this can comment on the parts cost. But the waterblock for the 4870x2=140.00 us

    http://www.frozencpu.com/products/8474/ex-blc-556/Swiftech_Caldera_4870X2_Rev_2_Full_Coverage_VGA_Liquid_Cooling_System_CALDERA-4870X2.html
  7. LOL, yes. A proper WC rig for your CPU and GPU is about $420 minumum.

    Unless your good at picking some used parts.

    CPU $60
    GPU $100
    Pump $60
    Radiator you need 150$
    Res $30
    Hose, fittings etc $50.

    There are some nice aftermarket air cooling solutions for your GPU under $100.
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