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August 3, 2012 4:31:24 AM

Here is what Im ready to commit to, I need a water cooling solution. I have never gone w/c'ing and Im confused as ***. Please help me out

Here is what I have:


CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH Z77 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($239.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Sniper Gaming Series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($89.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Samsung 830 Series 128GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 690 4GB Video Card ($1049.99 @ Amazon)
Case: Cooler Master HAF X ATX Full Tower Case ($166.92 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair 850W ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($166.98 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($19.98 @ Outlet PC)
Mouse: Razer RZ01-00510100-R3U1 Wireless Laser Mouse ($108.84 @ Outlet PC)
Other: Nostromo Game Pad
Total: $2132.67

Hunt
August 3, 2012 4:44:54 AM

Are you wanting to go custom water-cooling or like stated above closed loop?
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August 3, 2012 4:48:25 AM

Im not sure, out of the last 5 rigs i've built I have never w/c'd. I want to overclock the *** out of this machine build I dont know enough about water cooling to know what I need. Like do I want to w/c the gpu also? I have been a after market air cooler my whole career
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August 3, 2012 4:49:45 AM

take baby steps and get a closed loop to start for the cpu. and really its doubtful you need to w/c the gpu.

EDIT: you could get a coolermaster hyper EVO and go for a 4.2Ghz overclock until you get more info about water cooling.
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August 3, 2012 4:51:30 AM

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