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I have the H70 CPU cooler. It's alright, but I was definitely expecting more out of it and am quite disappointed. In a little bit I'm most likely going to go actual watercooling, my first choice is XSPC Rasa 750 because it's supposedly easy for WC beginners, etc.

Two questions.

1. From what I've read, the XSPC Rasa 750 will offer about a -10c load difference vs the H70?

2. I have the Lian LI PCK56. It's a decent size case, but it is tight at the same time. Would I have any issues fitting the tubes in there and such?

Thanks guys.
post #2 of 16
1. Depends on ambient and vcore. But yes, you will see a fair bit of difference between the H70 and the RASA. Also, do you plan on expanding later on? Or will it be a CPU only loop.
2. Looking at the pictures of the case, where will it be mounted? Piggy back? If so, then you will have to figure out how to get the tubing from inside, outside. But with 6ft of tubing that comes with the kit. I doubt you'll have a problem.
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-10c 100% "load" difference vs the H70
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1. Depends on ambient and vcore. But yes, you will see a fair bit of difference between the H70 and the RASA. Also, do you plan on expanding later on? Or will it be a CPU only loop.
2. Looking at the pictures of the case, where will it be mounted? Piggy back? If so, then you will have to figure out how to get the tubing from inside, outside. But with 6ft of tubing that comes with the kit. I doubt you'll have a problem.
1. Definitely CPU only for a long time. My case will never have enough breathing room for watercooling GPUs.

2. The back, yes. There's two watercooling tube hole things (watercooling illiterate, don't make fun of me) at the back of the case, so you think it would work?

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-10c 100% "load" difference vs the H70
I wish I would have invested in the Rasa in the first place.
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How much benefit you'll see is questionable given you run a sub-90W CPU. What temps are you getting now?

-10C is common gains for Nehalem or Thuban users.
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How much benefit you'll see is questionable given you run a sub-90W CPU. What temps are you getting now?
Given my ambient temps during the summer, with P95 Blend I can see as high as 75-80c.
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Originally Posted by E-Peen View Post
1. Definitely CPU only for a long time. My case will never have enough breathing room for watercooling GPUs.

2. The back, yes. There's two watercooling tube hole things (watercooling illiterate, don't make fun of me) at the back of the case, so you think it would work?

I wish I would have invested in the Rasa in the first place.
1. Ah okay.

2. Sounds good. It comes with feet in the case to allow you to mount it on the back. Depends on how large the holes are. Sometimes the holes that come with cases are quite small. I bent a PCI whatever to allow the tubes to go through there and out the backside. Or you can get a Dremel and have some fun

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How much benefit you'll see is questionable given you run a sub-90W CPU. What temps are you getting now?

-10C is common gains for Nehalem or Thuban users.
True. Sandy Bridge is much cooler than previous i7's.
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Those are the holes. Not exactly the best picture, but it's a reference.
post #9 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by E-Peen View Post
Given my ambient temps during the summer, with P95 Blend I can see as high as 75-80c.
You should be able to outdo that a good deal. Reselling the Hydro, you won't lose much cash on the deal.

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True. Sandy Bridge is much cooler than previous i7's.
I'm thinking Sandybridge-E LGA2011 will see the revenge of 130W Intel CPUs. I'd guess.
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yup. you can gain around ~ 10C depending on which kit you get
i just rebuild my rasa rs240 with one rx120 p/p.
rs240 is just pulling with 2 fans,
my temps drop was 19C from my zalman cnps 10x flex P/P GT-ap 15s
     
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