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how big is the difference anyways?

a Noctua NH-D14 & XSPC Rasa Kit temp difference?
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about 10c quite easily.

I'd take the rasa kit over any aircooling any day. The worst watercooling loop will be better than the best aircooling.

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about 10c quite easily.

I'd take the rasa kit over any aircooling any day. The worst watercooling loop will be better than the best aircooling.

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been contemplating WC for months now, all im scared of is if it leaks and how to take the wc system it apart.
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been contemplating WC for months now, all im scared of is if it leaks and how to take the wc system it apart.
Read this: http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...-beginner.html
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post #5 of 12
Yeah,

This is the thing, i'm getting watercooling as well, i'm crapping myself but I know if I take it easy I should be fine.

And you're meant to do a 24 hour leak test.

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I just made the jump so much advantage to water it gets expensive and if your like me and always want more consider the cost if the cost don't matter to much do it now. I love it I run my OC as high as I want OC my GPU's as high as I want even doing folding now is a breeze.
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post #7 of 12
at first i was afraid also but after putting together and pulling apart i found its quite easy not a hassle at all. maintenance is a lot lower than i thought it would be also haha very nice upgrade since the waterblocks usually have multiple mounting options and then the sound is so much lower for good performance also!
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post #8 of 12
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about 10c quite easily.

I'd take the rasa kit over any aircooling any day. The worst watercooling loop will be better than the best aircooling.

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Amen Bro, I once had Noctua NH-D14, changed to Rasa RX240 Kit. Never going back to air.
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post #9 of 12
get thick tubing. like 1/8" thick walls. i once unplugged my pump while rewiring and my temps hit over 100c the tube almost melted.

also less chance of leaking and kinking.
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post #10 of 12
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get thick tubing. like 1/8" thick walls. i once unplugged my pump while rewiring and my temps hit over 100c the tube almost melted.

also less chance of leaking and kinking.
Wait up, you unplugged your pump whilst your machine was on.

No offence but that's just stupid. Not including dangerous to both you and your machine.
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