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post #11 of 19
I really don't think you'll regret it, I would be aiming for 5GHz with water.
    
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post #12 of 19
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I really don't think you'll regret it, I would be aiming for 5GHz with water.
I'd probably settle for 4.8ghz with my chip. I've had it at 5ghz before, but it needed 1.475v roughly to be stable, which is too much for any amount of cooling imo. If I can hit 4.8ghz with 1.35-1.4v i'll be happy.
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post #13 of 19
If possible I would try to get a 360 or 2x 240mm radiators for CPU+GPU depending on what will fit in your case. If you do both CPU & GPU and stay with a 240mm, at least get the RX kit ($32 more than RS on sidewindercomputers).
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post #14 of 19
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If possible I would try to get a 360 or 2x 240mm radiators for CPU+GPU depending on what will fit in your case. If you do both CPU & GPU and stay with a 240mm, at least get the RX kit ($32 more than RS on sidewindercomputers).
I've already got the thermalright shaman, and I don't really want to watercool my gpu again. Full cover blocks are expensive, a pain in the ass to install, and really hard to resell.
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post #15 of 19
Ah, ok. 240 is perfect for a CPU than Good luck on the overclock after you get the new cooling!
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post #16 of 19
I gotta say, I really enjoy the rasa kit. I was convinced by others on here, and I am sure that you'll be convinced of the same - and you'll be happy with your purchase, too
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Hit order... Wait by door for UPS man.
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post #18 of 19
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When I get the kit, the first thing i'm going to do is test the pump and make sure it doesn't make that awful vibrating noise my last one did. As long as the pump doesn't, i'll be happy. If it does, i'll be sending a strongly worded email to xspc. lol
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post #19 of 19
I have the kit and I can't even hear the pump. I had to turn all my fans off and stick my ear up to the res to hear it running. I ran my Rasa rs kit on my amd before I put it on my new i5-2500k and it is nice. I have really high ambient temps, right around 30 to 31 and my cpu at idle is 32 to 31 and under load at 4.3ghz i'm running 50 to 52

My gpu also vents into my case and its not even funny how hot that thing gets so I think you will be fine.

My Rad is outside my case so that will make a difference in your load temps for sure since you will be pulling hot air through you res, but you will still see a big difference. I dropped big numbers on my amd chip. I don't know what my i5 ran on air because it never saw it...
Edited by leichtwork - 5/7/11 at 9:00pm
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