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If I were to install this (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...scrollFullInfo) in my system, would I need anything else to go with it? I've seen water cooling control like pieces that rest on top of a tower before. Would I need something like that or can a CPU water cooler work on it's own?

I'd like to go the water cooling route on my CPU because I have 2 SickleFlow fans installed on the side of my CM Storm Scout and I don't think any AM3 after cooler/heatsink would fit with those installed.
Edited by Joeful - 11/9/11 at 4:51am
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post #2 of 7
They are all in one cooling. That's all you will need
You should be able to pick up a h60 in the states for that price though?
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They are all in one cooling. That's all you will need
You should be able to pick up a h60 in the states for that price though?
Oh, that's cool. Maybe I will be able to do some nice overclocking of my 955 BE after picking a CPU cooler up. Will the temperature of my motherboard drop as well?

Also, what's the difference between something like this and a water block?
Edited by Joeful - 11/9/11 at 5:08am
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The round part that mounts to your CPU is the block.
Are you referring to a custom water kit? There would a world of a difference in temps. However it is a lot more work involved but seems like an awesome hobby to get into to.

I'm no pro in water cooling though so some experts might help with this part.
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The round part that mounts to your CPU is the block.
Are you referring to a custom water kit? There would a world of a difference in temps. However it is a lot more work involved but seems like an awesome hobby to get into to.

I'm no pro in water cooling though so some experts might help with this part.
It would be a fun hobby, if I had the money. Someday...
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Yeah I've been seriously looking into the rs360 kit
Seems like an awesome kit to start off with
And it has been highly recomeded as a kit for noobs
But waiting for some $$$ as well
Just ordered my crucial m4 128gb so I'm flat broke
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^ I agree
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