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Need some beginner water cooling advice.

After finally completing my build I still feel its missing some better cooling. I have always been interested in water cooling and the way it looks but I have no clue where to start.

This is my build:

CPU: AMD FX-9590
Graphics Card: Nvidia GTX 970
Storage: 2tb HDD
Memory: 8gb Kingston Hyperx DDR3 ram
CPU Cooler: Corsair H90
Case: NZXT H440
Motherboard: ASUS M5A99X EVO R2.0
Case Cooling: 2x 120mm Intake Fans, 1x 140mm Exhaust Fan

I think for starters I would only want to cool my CPU and my Graphics Card with a new Water cooling loop. I hear you can buy kits that are relatively cheap but again I have no clue on where to start. I would love it if someone could provide me with a list of parts I need or a kit that comes with everything to set up a cooling loop for a graphics card and a CPU with my Chipset. : ) Thank you so much all!
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    This is where I started: http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/cooling/2007/08/22/watercooling_101/1

    A kit really is the best place to start. I will warn you that it can become addicting and expensive, especially for buying fittings.

    I can recommend any of the XSPC Raystorm kits. They will get you into a water cooling system superior to any closed loop cooler starting at $150US.

    Number 1 consideration is space. Most PC cases are not equipped to handle radiators, I have 2 cases right now that have side by side 120mm fan ports, but they do not accomodate a 240mm radiator. Thye are spaced too far apart.

    Also adding GPUs can get pricey. For something like the 970, I would recommend a full cover water block. This covers not only the GPU core but also the memory and voltage regulators. Add a backplate and we are looking at $150 for the GPU cooling.

    I'd say start small, with a basic kit from Alphacool or XSPC. I believe the H440 should be able to handle a 240 rad. See how it goes and if you want to spend moire affter that. GL:
    buzznut
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