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post #21 of 30
I have the 800D with 2 radiators cooling 2 x 6950's and an i7 920 and It's an awesome case.
post #22 of 30
No it's not worth it, but that's not why we do it.
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post #23 of 30
@huhh quagmire and 69 rep? giggity giggity
post #24 of 30
I love it and wouldn't have it any other way. Heck my htpc is getting Its water cooling gear shipped Wednesday.
    
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post #25 of 30
I don't think Watercooling is as "worth it" as it used to be.

Processors run cooler now -- this will likely trend, so more extreme cooling solutions arn't as necessary since the lga775 days.

Just my opinion.
post #26 of 30
Consider water cooling as a hobby as well, Not just something to gain better temps (Although that is it's main purpose )
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post #27 of 30
Water cooling is well worth the money when you see how low your load temps well be
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post #28 of 30
Worth it? Probably not...but it's a hobby.
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post #29 of 30
It's worth it just to eliminate much if not all of the fan noise.
post #30 of 30
One big benefit for me was with SLI/xFire cards when the motherboard has them stacked upon each other. The heat on the bottom two cards was just scary at times and they would start acting up. By water cooling them I give each of them a fair share at cooling and over all they don't have any heat issues.

As for guarantee a higher overclock, that is absurd. It'll just guarantee you better temps while doing it
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