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post #1 of 14
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Would it be more beneficial to wait until an upgrade (Ivy/Sandbridge) before watercooling or just go with it and then buy a new block later. I thought I saw a CPU block that also had different brackets, is that also a good option that would only cost me spare change to upgrade into a newer socket?

Won't be WC'ing till Fall at the earliest most likely though.
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post #2 of 14
H70 is water cooling silly .

Oh you mean a full loop .

Honestly, there really isn't much reason. If your current OC is stable, your only wasting money by having to buy a second block.

Little to early to be upgrading for BF3 btw .
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post #3 of 14
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Not planning on upgrading right away, just making up what I want in a future build (in September, probably).

Would obviously be doing a full loop. Would have got the silver arrow but it wasn't in stock in Canada yet and I didn't like the DH14 color scheme.
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post #4 of 14
The rasa kits are an inexpensive way to get into watercooling and work fantastic
WARNING: watercooling is addictive!...lol...once you cool your cpu you'll want to cool your gpu's it just works so great.
I cool my 1100t and 2 6950's with a rs360 with 3 additional fans and my gpu's never go above 42 in kumbuster and cpu rarley reaches 47, but everyone will tell you that a rs360 isin't enough to do it. rs360 is $149
Edited by mrinnocent - 6/10/11 at 1:30am
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post #5 of 14
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Originally Posted by mrinnocent View Post
WARNING: watercooling is addictive!...lol...once you cool your cpu you'll want to cool your gpu's it just works so great
That is the plan but with only approx. $1800 to spend by September probably not feasible

($1800 on upgrading whole rig, not just WC'ing).
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post #6 of 14
well you can cool cpu and 1 gpu for $300 using rasa kitmaybe a little less depending on deal you get. But if your building a whoole new rig then yeah might be a little to tight....but you can cool cpu only for about $129
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post #7 of 14
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Not looking to just buy some cheap kit though. Looking to buy premium components and wondering if there is a CPU block out there that just requires a separate piece or block to change sockets.
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post #8 of 14
I edited my first post also...lol...edited wrong one
the rasa's are actually very good components the cpu block that comes with it is also considered to be very good. Just do a search for them here you'll see lots of very happy owners
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post #9 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by [nK]Sharp View Post
Not looking to just buy some cheap kit though. Looking to buy premium components and wondering if there is a CPU block out there that just requires a separate piece or block to change sockets.
not sure what your asking
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post #10 of 14
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Asking if I have a 1366 CPU block is there a way to make it work with 1156 or would I have to simply buy a new block altogether?
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