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brothernod

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well, besides here I also do a lot of cruising on the IGN message boards.... and they aren't even close to being any where near as computer literate as you guys here.

and since I've mentioned I've watercooled my system (i'm one of the few advocates for it there) this one guy decided he wants to watercool his system. but he doesn't want to spend much more than $150 if he doesn't have to.

I would like to tell him to get all the parts himself like a heatercore and a pump and such, but he wants a kit.... so I'm not sure what to reccomend. He's looking at the kit at leufkins (sp??) but I don't know about that waterblock.

he'd be fine with 3/8" fittings cause I highly doubt he's gonna overclock much and I think he's pretty much doing this just to be kewl.

so please, some help here. thanks.
 
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brothernod

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I was looking at the dangerden kits.

they don't come with a shroud or a fan for the heatercore, and there is no res.
 

res0r9lm

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you don't need a res, it uses a inline pump also you can make a shoud out of cardboard. looks cheap but cardboard is actually a better material to use than metal b/c one it non-conductive and two it doesn't vibrate like metal can if you want to improve the looks paint is cheap as far as a fan they can be purchased for about $15. I like the fact that it doesn't come with one it gives you a lot option as far as which fan you can use.
 
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brothernod

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this is for a TOTAL newb, who's probably not gonna do anything the instructions don't tell him... that thing comes with instructions I presume.


is an inline system easier to setup than a res setup??
 

res0r9lm

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brothernod said:
this is for a TOTAL newb, who's probably not gonna do anything the instructions don't tell him... that thing comes with instructions I presume.


is an inline system easier to setup than a res setup??

it's harder to bleed but runs cooler and lower maintiance plus requires less space. I have used resivors before and they are a pain b/c you are always having to add water.
 
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brothernod

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a complete kit is a good thing, as I said the guy wants it as simple and instructed as possible :)
 

res0r9lm

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another good kit is the swiftech they are a little more expensive than aqua stealth but their quality is way superior. swiftech has instructions sent with their stuff plus thet also have instruction online @ swiftnets.com