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when these fake water cooling systems start coming out with 1/2ID tubing, they will be worth something.
Sigh. The arrogance...just...wow.

These "Fake watercooling" setups (which really isn't true, cause they work the exact same way for the most part) aren't meant to be an alternative to full watercooling. They are meant to be an alternative to big heavy air coolers.
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Sigh. The arrogance...just...wow.

These "Fake watercooling" setups (which really isn't true, cause they work the exact same way for the most part) aren't meant to be an alternative to full watercooling. They are meant to be an alternative to big heavy air coolers.
Except those big air coolers are still better and quieter.
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Except those big air coolers are still better and quieter.
Keyword being big. The extra 2 degrees better it does (or even less in the case of the H100) isn't worth having this huge eyesore hanging off your board.
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Keyword being big. The extra 2 degrees better it does (or even less in the case of the H100) isn't worth having this huge eyesore hanging off your board.
They are hardly an eye-sore and since when has the size ever caused a problem?
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They are hardly an eye-sore and since when has the size ever caused a problem?
I went from an NH-D14 to what I have now. Not only can I get a higher overclock, but it looks better. I can SEE my motherboard now. You see, when you buy a motherboard like the Maximus IV Extreme, aesthetics is a big part of the selling point.
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I went from an NH-D14 to what I have now. Not only can I get a higher overclock, but it looks better. I can SEE my motherboard now. You see, when you buy a motherboard like the Maximus IV Extreme, aesthetics is a big part of the selling point.
how can you say "you",generalizing that every one thinks like you.
I dont go for looks but performance
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I went from an NH-D14 to what I have now. Not only can I get a higher overclock, but it looks better. I can SEE my motherboard now. You see, when you buy a motherboard like the Maximus IV Extreme, aesthetics is a big part of the selling point.
That's ok, you don't have to justify spending twice as much for lower performance. Personally, I don't go looking at my Rampage III Extreme. I bought it for the functionality.
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Keyword being big. The extra 2 degrees better it does (or even less in the case of the H100) isn't worth having this huge eyesore hanging off your board.
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I went from an NH-D14 to what I have now. Not only can I get a higher overclock, but it looks better. I can SEE my motherboard now. You see, when you buy a motherboard like the Maximus IV Extreme, aesthetics is a big part of the selling point.
I think the argument you should have made is that size is also a selling point. These fake water cooling systems can probably fit in more cases than the NH-D14s can.
 
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I find it hilarious that people will argue over 2C, $5, and aesthetic differences when it comes to the closed loop vs high end air cooler discussions.
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Sigh. The arrogance...just...wow.

These "Fake watercooling" setups (which really isn't true, cause they work the exact same way for the most part) aren't meant to be an alternative to full watercooling. They are meant to be an alternative to big heavy air coolers.
Yeah. Sometimes these basic watercooling kits are the best for specific setups like an ITX build. Not enough space for a huge air cooler and a real complete loop.
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