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Just wanted to comment on the $100 or less units. Very possible for those a little creative. Alot more work to save a few $$$. I personally am just as interested in anyone who has come up with great mods, as well as those that have a top end (drool worthy) setup. Here is a brief of some of my creations. (links used for photos only).
Radiator $15. Transmission cooler (also called Oil cooler) from car wreckers. Small ones Eg:
Reservoir $15. Weatherproof electrical box. Eg.
Pond Pump. $10 to $20. Note that this is submersible so mounted INSIDE the reservoir.
Fans. $0. Taken out of old cases and faulty pwr supplies. Same with mounting brackets.
Hardware shop for connectors, clear hose, clamps,etc. $20 eg.
I did not have the skill or equipment for making water blocks. Purchased. Which takes me over the $100. But I took out the reservoir and pump, found them redundant, as it only made a small difference in water temp (about 3c deg). Could have saved me a few $$ and alot of setup time. And thats for cooling 2 gpu and a cpu, all overclocked. Used natural convection (kinda like heat pipes) for flow and mounted the radiator at the highest point, water blocks at the lowest.
Obviously then there's Led lighting and such, but that's the watercooling covered. Put alot of time in, but not much $$.
Hope that sheds a bit of light to those who think it cant be done on the cheap.... Could be interesting for those that already have a pro setup, and interested in a budget 2nd system. !!??