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O ok that's what I thought if I were to water cool would it keep my room cooler? Since my graphics won't be pushing out so much hot air?
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Definitely not necessary, but water cooling yields better temps than air cooling and is quieter. This all comes with a price. Starting out with water cooling will cost you anywhere from $200 to $300, except for those all in one systems. Price to performance ratio wise, air cooling is the cheaper way to go, but if you don't mind the price go for it. Depending on what case you have, you might have to mod it. So, it might take additional work to get water cooling to work with your system.
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I wouldn't own a computer without water. I just took my loop off in preparation for the new loop and I hate air cooling, watching real temp makes me want to puke, my poor 2500k with this pos intel fan! I am waiting on some items to come in, so I took off one of the 6970's and the water items, I am so glad I don't use air any longer.

Do you want to water cool for a reason? I see from your photo you have a corsair "waterblock" . Is it not giving you want you want, do you want to go with a real water setup?

What are your temps currently with that block, what CPU do you have, do you want to waterblock your cards?
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Haha yeah I have the h70 and I was going to get another card and I have a AMD 965 but I'm thinking about upgrading and then oc that and getting a new case? What do you think
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Haha yeah I have the h70 and I was going to get another card and I have a AMD 965 but I'm thinking about upgrading and then oc that and getting a new case? What do you think
I would for sure, if you are looking for an awesome water case look at the Corsair 650, 700, 800. AMAZING cases for water!

When you say another card, what do you mean? Another GPU and get 2 blocks for that, or...?
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Another gpu then water blocks if I'm going to water cool.
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But I think I might wait for the 7k gpu cards. What do you think?
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But I think I might wait for the 7k gpu cards. What do you think?
what is your current GPU?
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6870, I got it when it first came out, so the 6950 & 6970 were not out yet
Edited by tannersimms - 8/9/11 at 10:45am
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6870
What are you thinking about going with? For the money right now it is hard to beat 6950 or 6970's. I wouldn't wait for the 7k's plus the cost when those come out will most likely be very high, then add the price of the cards and it's not worth it until the market price drops a little on them.

If you can get a reference 6950 you can flash/unlock to a 6970, or just spend a few extra and get the 6970's. The blocks to fit the new PCB's are out, Komodo makes a good one, and there are a few others too, so you won't be screwed like I thought I was with my XFX cards, and their stupid 1.1 revision!
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