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Need Help on a Water Cooling Loop

  • Water Cooling
  • 660
  • Overclocking
Last response: in Overclocking
April 12, 2013 10:33:56 AM

i am Going to be setting up a water cooling loop for my computer
Intel® Core™ i7-3770K Processor
16 gigs kingston ram 2 x 8 gigs
asus z77 sabertooth motherboard
corsair gaming seris 700 watts power supply
1 120 gig ssd
6 1 tb hdd
evga gtx 660

and im hoping to cool it with these

1345 EK Supreme LTX Intel CPU Liquid Cooling Block - Acrylic CSQ (EK-Supreme LTX CSQ) $45.99

ex-blc-1367 HEATKILLER® GPU-X³ GTX 660 Core VGA Water Block (17010) $79.99

ex-pmp-47 Swiftech MCP355™ 12v Water Pump (Native 3/8") (120 GPH) $79.95

ex-rad-316 XSPC EX360 Triple 120mm Low Profile Split Fin Radiator $62.99

ex-tub-1600 PrimoChill PrimoFlex Advanced LRT Tubing 3/8"ID x 5/8" OD - Brilliant UV Blue (PFLEXA-58-B) 10 feet $25.00

ex-tub-507 Bitspower Matte Black G1/4" Barb Fitting - 3/8" ID

should this be enough to cool my computer and be able to overclock a good amount

also can any one recommend a good coolant and additive?

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a c 120 K Overclocking
April 12, 2013 1:37:35 PM

Yes, that would do well. I'm assuming the pump is also a reservoir? As for coolant and additive, just go with distilled water (you can find it almost anywhere) and KillCoil (silver coil) or Biocide (additive) to make sure nothing grows in there.
a c 186 K Overclocking
April 12, 2013 7:36:15 PM

Just add a reservoir (or T-Line) to the loop and your good to go.
Though I question if water-cooling a GTX660 is worth it. I would hold out for a better card before you sink $100 into a water-cooling block.

For coolant, plain Distilled Water is best. Theres no point in buying "premium" Distilled as one it enters the loop its all the same anyway, so what you can buy off the shelf at your supermarket is fine.
Throw in a Killcoil or some Biocide (Deadwater and PT-Nuke are the popular ones) to stop anything from growing in the loop.
April 18, 2013 1:32:28 PM

Yeah, like ManofChalk said why would you spend more money watercooling a 660 when it's going to be more expensive than the card itself? Spend the extra money on a better gfx card.