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Best 2 x 140 Rad set-up

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a b K Overclocking
January 3, 2012 6:15:20 PM

Setting up my first real loop system....Need advice on Which Radiator? I like the helix res. from frozencpu. The system is gonna be an I7 2600K going for at least 5.0 GHz....Also which pump, tubing, etc. Any advice is wecome... BTW I want to use 1/2" barbed fittings throughout with 7/16 tubing. Just gonna cool the CPU for now. Thanks in advance :hello: 

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a c 190 K Overclocking
January 4, 2012 5:21:00 AM

Your question says rad but then you say you like these,


Whats your overall budget idea for a loop? thats probably the best place for us to start,
and do you need U.S. or U.K. sites for links?
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a b K Overclocking
January 4, 2012 6:30:56 AM

Budget is $350.00 USD... I like the Helix as a reservoir....I have to go with a 2 x140 Radiator as my case is made for it....Needed advice on the entire loop basically
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a c 330 K Overclocking
January 4, 2012 1:02:57 PM

Helix alone will set you back $100+.

That leaves you with $250 for a CPU only loop, which is possible.

DDC pump w/top
XSPC Raystorm CPU block
Rad of choice
1/2"ID fittings or barbs...likely barbs with your budget
Primochill 1/2" LRT tubing of choice (good price, great tubing)


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a c 190 K Overclocking
January 4, 2012 1:35:14 PM

Yup, although shiny, the T-Virus is a definite luxury item lol :) 
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