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Offline DemonicDerek

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A good quality WC kit?
« on: May 14, 2008, 08:53:01 pm »
Could someone either list the parts or tell me an all-in-one WC kit that isn't going to break the bank but provides excellent performance (noise isn't too much of an issue...)

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Re: A good quality WC kit?
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2008, 07:12:32 pm »
I'm not  into the all in one water cooling setups I prefer a custom... With todays cpu its not really worth it and the "bling" factor with is is over also... I sold my setup last month... Maybe someone else on here can shed some light on the all in ones......    :D
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Re: A good quality WC kit?
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2008, 04:33:07 am »
The new Thermaltake ProWater 850i looks interesting and we are hoping to take a look at it in the near future if you're not in a hurry.  Just a thought.  Also the CoolIt Freezone Elite is incredible at performance if you've got the budget.  It can be had for a little over $330 now
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Re: A good quality WC kit?
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2008, 10:28:01 am »
I haven't tried to tackle water cooling but if I ever did I thought I'd try this one from Cooler Master.
http://www.coolermaster.com/products/product.php?act=detail&tbcate=152&id=2867

It seems idiot proof and that what I would need.

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Re: A good quality WC kit?
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2008, 06:30:37 am »
I'm currently testing the Zalman Reserator XT (about $500) and seems to be working very well. It is an external kit though.

However I also just recently reviewed the Thermaltake Bigwater 760i (a complete system) and does the job just fine. I think it retails for about $150, but if you're looking for one cheaper I could offer you mine for $120. It really only used it for about 10 hours. It should be up on http://thinkcomputers.org/ in a couple of days.

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Re: A good quality WC kit?
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2008, 07:01:33 am »
We tested out the Reserator XT quite a while back.  Catch our review here.

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Re: A good quality WC kit?
« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2008, 09:19:09 am »
Do you think it's really worth the $400-500 for the Reserator XT after using it?

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Re: A good quality WC kit?
« Reply #7 on: May 30, 2008, 05:23:27 pm »
Honestly, no.  If good looks are your thing and you want to match it up to a nice Zalman Z-Machine GT1000 or Fatal1ty case, it's perfect though.  Performance is quite good and it looks amazing.  Worth $500?  Not really.

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Re: A good quality WC kit?
« Reply #8 on: May 31, 2008, 10:28:55 am »
So far from using it I really don't think it would be worth it either, but I did happen to find it on NewEgg for $269.99. The only thing is that it's an open box item.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835118032R

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Re: A good quality WC kit?
« Reply #9 on: May 31, 2008, 08:30:37 pm »
Swiftech H20-120 Compact or H20-220 Compact. Basically anything from Swiftech is good.
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