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Originally Posted by Cheaptrick;15467661 
What turns me off is a nice looking computer case getting destroyed by making a big hole in its side to put some sort of a duct (as what you see in the video below).

No argument here. LOL

I think that is the most ghetto mod I have ever seen.

Almost worse then when I put my h50 radiator in a large bucket of ice water......

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Originally Posted by ggoodd;15467511 
i think you missed the reason and message behind my post.


in short

dont skimp out on a case, if ur worried about how its gunna look, buy the right case. i dont do water cooling because i move my tower atleast once a month.

next, anyone can do what they want, i just dont understand why people skimp out ont here 2000 dollar builds, with cheap 50 dollar cases, and then they complain about stuff not fitting, or overheating and what not.

buy the right case.

This is really not about cheap case. If I do care about the money I've spent on PC case I will not throw away a $400 Fatal1ty case (in my garage for pick up) only to get replaced by a cheaper case.

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Let's not talk about cheap or expensive stuff here. What I wanna know is if it's possible for me to cool my components in a mid tower set up.
Edited by Cheaptrick - 10/26/11 at 7:26pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by gsa700;15467826 
no argument here. Lol

i think that is the most ghetto mod i have ever seen.

Almost worse then when i put my h50 radiator in a large bucket of ice water......

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lol biggrin.gif
Edited by Cheaptrick - 10/26/11 at 8:07pm
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Radiators are for wimps. biggrin.gif
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So, you want to cool a GTX590 with one 120mm rad? It is possible, yes, but you would be looking at the water running about 15c hotter than room temp, which would be bad for most WC pumps on a hot day, and a fairly ineffective setup. For 2 590s you would need at least 360mm of rad space, in fact with one card, 240mm would be much more realistic. Of course you can use less with bigger, faster fans, but you would be looking at 4000rpm server grade fans to run 2 590s on a 240mm rad even.

EDIT: Long story short, if you want to go water on that kind of hardware you have to be ready to go bigger, because it will put out a lot of heat and if you don't have bigger rads, you may as well have stayed on air.
Edited by DirektEffekt - 10/27/11 at 6:36am
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post #26 of 26
Tell you what you cool it with a 120 rad and post your temps here and show everyone that your right smile.gif

I will stick to my four rx360s in the mean time lol
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