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I've seen 2 mods.
1. Added swiftech resivour. Only decreases 2c on average for hours of work.
2. Added 240mm Swiftech Radiator.

My question is, how much will temps decrease with option 2? If it's a good amount, how would i go about doing this? I've looked at the guides but iu am still unclear. How do you fill it up? Does every last little bit have to be filled up or do you half fill it, i have no clue what so ever and in need of info here from the ocn water experts

Thank you!
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sexybastard did a mod with the MCR220 radiator.
This is it:
http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...adiator-3.html
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sexybastard did a mod with the MCR220 radiator.
This is it:
http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...adiator-3.html
Chatting with him now. Cheers.
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Im not sure exactly how much steady load, heat soaked temps will decrease, but I will note that the rad will increase the volume just as the reservoir does, so it will further act as a temperature change dampener.
My point being that its doing the job of the reservoir in addition to increasing heat dissipance. I think it would be a very worthwhile mod, certainly more worthwhile than just adding a reservoir.
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Im not sure exactly how much steady load, heat soaked temps will decrease, but I will note that the rad will increase the volume just as the reservoir does, so it will further act as a temperature change dampener.
My point being that its doing the job of the reservoir in addition to increasing heat dissipance. I think it would be a very worthwhile mod, certainly more worthwhile than just adding a reservoir.
I guess the next best question would be how do i install the Rad?
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post #6 of 7
Just like you would on any water cooling setup. Either inside the case somewhere, or on the top with standoff bolts.

If you search around and look at pictures of setups you can see all the ways people do it.
Like in here:
http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...e-gallery.html
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Thanks mate. I will ask on the haf x club too!
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