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Loving all the replies i am getting, But is it worth putting both Gpu's on water, and maybe overclocking a little, i might have a way to raise my budget to 3-400 dollars.
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If you are going to 300+ you could probably pet your CPU and GPU's all on a loop and OC more on the CPU, and some on GPU's. Sot saying you SHOULD, but you always could. I like the look of a liquid system personally, so that's how I justify the cost to myself.
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post #13 of 21
I read the title as "Need a wee. Bit of help with water cooling?"

For a minute, i thought the OP was going to ask if urine would work as coolant.
post #14 of 21
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If you are going to 300+ you could probably pet your CPU and GPU's all on a loop and OC more on the CPU, and some on GPU's. Sot saying you SHOULD, but you always could. I like the look of a liquid system personally, so that's how I justify the cost to myself.

I kind of like my H50 as it keeps my x6 at 4.1ghz cold 40-50 average use, since i only game and the processor rarely sees much work, it runs great for me, as for the gpu's its mostly for quietness.
I kind of hope to however keep the whole setup in the case, I might be able to ghetto a double rad to the case door, GIVEN it has mounting spots for 2x 120mm fan

I assume a double rad would be enough for two GTx 460s? on air i could get them to 850 core without eating too much voltage or heat.
Edited by Rayleyne - 6/6/11 at 2:12am
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Oh and uhm since i prefer everything in the case and this is possibly a really dumb question, are there Res's, and pumps that A plug into the PSU and B fit in places like a drive bay
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Oh and uhm since i prefer everything in the case and this is possibly a really dumb question, are there Res's, and pumps that A plug into the PSU and B fit in places like a drive bay
The one I listed earlier is a pump and reservoir that fits into a single 5.25 bay. Yes, 99% of pumps use either your PSU or fan plugs.
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post #17 of 21
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Alright so after long deliberation, and some research (good i hope) I have decided to go with Two GTX 460 EK water blocks, and a 240MM rad, any suggestions on what brand rad? preferably to keep this below the 250-300 Mark, i am an australian so australian parts are kinda required.


XSPC X2O DC-200 "Bay-Res" Pump/Reservoir Combo $39.95

XSPC RS240 Compact High Performance Radiator - Black $37.95

can't seem to find either of those on staticice.com.au or fleabay
Edited by Rayleyne - 6/6/11 at 11:57pm
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I would have gone with the XSPC Razor blocks due to the whole EK drama going on. Please tell me they are copper atleast...
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post #19 of 21
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Yeah they will be copper, i am still looking at XSPC but the EK ones are the only ones i know will fit my non-referance cards, atleast i think they are non referance they don't quite look the same as other GTX 460s
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post #20 of 21
thats fine, stick with the EK blocks, since you know they fit your cards
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