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post #11 of 44
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Originally Posted by UsedPaperclip;14390975 
Well I only clean mine every 6 months or if I make changes to the loop. Either way, its a lot more work than a closed loop or air.

Well having all sorts of cooling over the years of my addiction, I love the simplicity that the H50 has to offer. No draining the loop, compact, good performance, quiet, doesn't leak, and much cheaper than a custom loop. I at one time had a very nice loop consisting of:

1 MCR320
1 MCR220
Swifty GTZ
Swifty GPU MCW80
MC-RES V2/T-Line
MCP355 w/XSPC clear top
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While it cooled very good, I just didn't like all that crap in or on my case. Kinda made transporting it a PITA. Also the overall look of it was cool, it was a pain to keep in check as far as leaks were concerned. I can't tell you how many times after I leak checked for 24hrs, I installed my hardware, it leaked after about a week. I don't know maybe it was the tubing I was using, maybe it was the fittings, I don't know. All I do know is that I am much happier with a Corsair Hydo solution.
Edited by bluedevil - 7/29/11 at 7:28am
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post #12 of 44
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Originally Posted by anubis1127;14391008 
SSD and a sound card, or another gtx470 and a sound card. 470's have been pretty cheap used ~120-150 on ebay lately.

No Sound card, I see no value in one. I had a X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty and didn't see any improvement over onboard. Absolute waste of money IMO.
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post #13 of 44
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Originally Posted by bluedevil;14391052 
No Sound card, I see no value in one. I had a X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty and didn't see any improvement over onboard. Absolute waste of money IMO.

Ok, then SSD, and another 470 wink.gif
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Ok, then SSD, and another 470 wink.gif

Why another 470 pray tell? I am just wondering why you suggest that....biggrin.gif
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post #15 of 44
If that was my rig, I'd go ssd for sure.
post #16 of 44
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Originally Posted by bluedevil;14391052 
No Sound card, I see no value in one. I had a X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty and didn't see any improvement over onboard. Absolute waste of money IMO.

Not to mention the glitchy issues and lockups and conflicts that always seem to go with them.
post #17 of 44
Another GTX470 smile.gif
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post #18 of 44
I agree...470 SLI!
post #19 of 44
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Another GTX470 smile.gif
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Originally Posted by SOCOM_HERO;14391282 
I agree...470 SLI!

Isn't it kinda dumb on a 20" monitor @ 1680x1050?
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post #20 of 44
Going out on a branch here..... But how about a new case?smile.gif
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