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DIS ISNT ORIGINAILZ! KEWLERMASTER DID RAM/CPU QOULER FIRZTS! anyways reminds me a lot of the cm v10 just a lot less fail and a lot more room for customizing IE you can change the fans lol

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Then replace the average pump, then add in another 240 or 360 rad and gpu block/s.

Now you are looking at another $100+ dollars.

why would you need to change the pump and add another rad if your JUST cooling a cpu? rs240 is plenty for a cpu and if you want to go aftermarket gpu cooling then you would have to spend more money for air as well... anyways everyone knows that WCing costs more than air, the gap just shrunk since the rasa kits came out and high end air cooler stayed pricey
Edited by twich12 - 5/24/11 at 4:29pm
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reminds me of CM V10
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It is HUGE! That and it's kinda ugly... Still a very neat cooler, just not my fav.
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post #34 of 43
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Then replace the average pump, then add in another 240 or 360 rad and gpu block/s.

Now you are looking at another $100+ dollars.
If you're just looking to cool the CPU then you shouldn't be thinking about GPU blocks and bigger rads, so there's no reason to change anything.
post #35 of 43
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DIS ISNT ORIGINAILZ! KEWLERMASTER DID RAM/CPU QOULER FIRZTS! anyways reminds me a lot of the cm v10 just a lot less fail and a lot more room for customizing IE you can change the fans lol

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why would you need to change the pump and add another rad if your JUST cooling a cpu? rs240 is plenty for a cpu and if you want to go aftermarket gpu cooling then you would have to spend more money for air as well... anyways everyone knows that WCing costs more than air, the gap just shrunk since the rasa kits came out and high end air cooler stayed pricey
You wouldn't need to change the rad, but however if you want to add in a GPU or GPU's then another rad would be good idea.

Now lets be realistic about the pump, it's good for the price but it is still a cheap lower quality pump and in time it "will" fail. The life of said pump would be less than say a D5 or a DDC pump, which are both industrial pumps not an aquarium pump.

When you saying that you have to spend out for after market GPU cooling that is very much true. But it is the lesser of the two expenses.

for me:

2x 6870's

most exe GPU cooler set up:

Arctic Cooling Accelero Xtreme Plus-$75ea-x2-$150
Arctic Cooling VR001 - $15.00-x2-$30

Total-$180

Liquid:

EK-FC6870 Acetal Nickel-$109ea-x2-$218
Black Ice GT Stealth 360 Black-$65
EK-DCP 2.2 12V DC Pump-$45.A or
Laing DDC 3.25 12V 18W Version-$99.B
XSPC Acrylic Single 5.25” Bay Reservoir (Alu Front)-$49
EK High-Flow Fitting 3/8" ID-$3.00ea-x10-$30
XSPC High Flex Hose, 3/8, Matte White-$9.50.PM-x2-$19
Scythe 120mm Gentle Typhoon 1850rpm Fan-$25.00ea-x3-$75


Option AM Air: $180
Option A) $501.00
Option B) $555.00

Even if you go cheaper on the liquid cooling, by getting a Swiftech MCW80 GPU block and heatsinks it's still a huge margin between the two.
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No look closer. You can.

Dominators can fit underneath easily.
Standard dommies might fit, but there's no way you'll be fitting a set of GTXs or HyperX's under there.
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post #37 of 43
Well, it's basically a bent Silver Arrow/NH-D14. 1 heatsink upright and one over the RAM.
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According to this, I should just get a H70 lol. Actually, make that the H100 once it comes out
^What he said. H100 all the way
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No more coolers of this type for me. Corsair HXX coolers from now on. Looks better an cleaner an less cramped an possibly far better cooling.
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Hey, I got new RAM! Just let me remove my CPU heatsink (which probably involves taking out my whole MB ,which probably involves removing my GPU, which probably means unplugging 90% of PSU connections, and also means unplugging my entire back panel to put my case on a different surface) and I'll install it really quick!

Interesting idea but I agree that it's time for a paradigm shift in air cooling (or processor architecture where the heat becomes a non-issue).
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