I need some advice on what to purchase for water cooling a CPU

I currently have bought Phobya DC12 - 400 (Waterpump), EK Supremacy CPU waterblock

...but still require a suggestion of products that are needed with it like a radiator (currently looking for alphacool nexxos stuff), reservoir and tubing and anything else that may be needed like what coolant should be chosen or if theres actually an accessory needed or a whole item all together. I can sort out the rest from there such as installation of it unless theres something terribly wrong then I will respond with a new thread.

Please note, the socket is LGA1155

Here's my specifications;

P.S Yes I did have a thread before this but unfortunately I made a mistake and put the 'Solved' mark on the wrong post >.<. Dumb of me, sorry.

Operating System

Windows 8.1 64-bit


Intel Core i7 3770K @ 3.50GHz Ivy Bridge 22nm Technology


32.0GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 800MHz (10-10-10-27)


Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. Z77-DS3H (Intel Core i7-3770K CPU @ 3.50GHz)


PL2374HD (1920x1080@59Hz)

3071MB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti (ASUStek Computer Inc) 25 °C


931GB Western Digital WDC WD1002FAEX-00Y9A0 (SATA)

119GB SAMSUNG SSD 830 Series (SSD)

Optical Drives

DTSOFT Virtual CdRom Device



ASUS Xonar DS Audio Device
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    Pretty sure this says everything you need to know
  2. The nexxxos ut60 240mm should be enough for a single CPU. Concerning the reservoir, you can take everything from tube to bay res, doesn't really matter. With tubing you should go with one without plasticizer or it can gunk up the loop. Tube size is also kind of personal preference, 3/8" ID is good. Fittings just have to be the same size
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