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first of all, this is my curent rig:

Case: HAF 922.
Motherboard: M4A89GTD pro stock NB, stock cooling.
Processor: Phenom II X4 965, Voltage- 1,425, clock at 245x17, 4165 MHz.
cpu cooler: corsair H50 in push/pull.
GPU: geforce gtx 460 GLH edition, stock.
Memory: Kingston DDR3 1333MHz 4x2gb. keeping it down around 1300 MHz @curent cpu clock. this is CL9 (also very ******* cheap memory)


the cooling system I wish to insert is:
Watertank: Magicool watertank
cpu-block: MIST "Folgefonna" CPU-waterblock, only one I found fitting for AMD.
n-bridge : Swiftech waterblock, chipset, MCW30.
radiator : MIST radiator, Extreme, 2x120.
pump : Eheim Compact 300.
Hose : some metalic ones, that fits.
tubes : 2 meter clearflex that fits.


how much better would this be then my curent h50 setup?

4165 MHz with h50, runing at 60-64 degrees max.
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post #2 of 11
It'd be better, but you really get the benefits of watercooling when you start running to your GPU and to as many components as is feasible. I really like my dangerDen and its for AM2/AM3 processors. Anyways, I'd really look into just going with one of the RASA kits. They are priced extremely well and you get good components.
    
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post #3 of 11
Well,

It's a custom loop, I'd expect temps around 55 or something on load. Personally, if I were you i'd change the pump to the MCP 355. If you don't want to spend that much on a pump, i'd have a look at the 750 RASA kit from XSPC.... Just replace the tubing because it's crap.

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what kind of looping should I look after compuman145?
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post #5 of 11
Any sort of decent aftermarket tubing is better than the junk they supply, primochill is pretty much it for tubing as far as i'm aware. Masterkleer is meant to be quite good but not really looked into it too much, nor have I heard much about them.

I'd stick with primochill.
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realy, I never thought tubing had much to intervene with heat
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post #7 of 11
Get Primochill 7/16 hose.. the xspc 1/2 swells and will leak (atleast mine did)

Are you sure that you need cooling on the motherboard, they are normally not worth bothering with cooling.

Is that a gainward gpu? u will need to get a none reference block that fits.. EDIT .. ur not doing the GPU but u are doing the northbridge
Edited by andrewmchugh - 7/27/11 at 5:43am
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im not gona look into cooling this GPU, as I will change it out with 6970 /6990 very soon, and then get watercooling for that, if I find a complete enormous block that fits
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Quote:
Originally Posted by fastex92 View Post
im not gona look into cooling this GPU, as I will change it out with 6970 /6990 very soon, and then get watercooling for that, if I find a complete enormous block that fits
Ok fair enough, does the north-bridge actually get that hot?

Make sure you get a reference 69** it will make life easyier
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Ok fair enough, does the north-bridge actually get that hot?

Make sure you get a reference 69** it will make life easyier
its actually quite nice, my north bridge at stock 2.6 GHz lies on 35-43 degrees max load, stock cooler.
But as I I intend to go over 4.2 ghz cpu clock (goal is 5), I need a faster north bridge (2.8+), and some heavy cooling. also got thought of a peltier cooled watertank, but I will wait with those idéas untill 2012 I guess.
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