Decent watercooling set-up

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I currently have the Corsair Obsidian 800D case, Asus P6T mobo, i7 920 cpu, 12gig of Patriot memory, Corsair 1000w psu, Thermalright 120 xtreme cpu cooler and a Diamond HD5870. I will be picking up a 5970 mid week. This system is up and running and my first attempt at building one as well. I now want to venture into the watercooling aspect of it all. As this case is very roomy i am open for suggestions/ tips for a watercooling system.
 
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The obsidian 800d has very bad air flow. it was designed for water cooling.

Koolance is awesome if you can afford it. It'll be about $800-1K for all the stuff to set it up. NB/SB/Mosfet blocks, GPU Block, CPU Block, connectors, Radiator(s), pump(s).

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Swiftech makes decent beginner kits. Otherwise you can build your own kit here at Danger Den's website for a decent price. http://www.dangerden.com/store/water-cooling-kits/

Just courious, why are going from a 5870 to a 5970 when you can get more performance out of 2 5870? The 5970 is a hybrid card between a 5870 and 5850.
 

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Decided to get the 5870 until the 5970's shipment came in. The 5870 will be exchanged.
 

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Hoping that someone had already done something with the Obsidian 800D utilizing the top section with the 3 fan hook up for the 3 fan radiator set-up
 

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The obsidian 800d has very bad air flow. it was designed for water cooling.

Koolance is awesome if you can afford it. It'll be about $800-1K for all the stuff to set it up. NB/SB/Mosfet blocks, GPU Block, CPU Block, connectors, Radiator(s), pump(s).
 
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