Originally Posted by derickwm
Nah there's lots more. XSPC has some, MIPS has some, bitspower, phobya, and aqua tuning even
Most of those are dominator friendly but MIPS aqua tuning and bitspower has some universals. I wouldn't be too concerned about restrictiveness considering he has a pump dedicated to the chipset and potentially ram.
Yeah derick's right, not all are dominator style, however to match the workstation side I should get an EK block which would mean doms. (In fact I've been following the FS/FT to see if I could get some triple channel sets of GTs for cheap). Sadly most dominator triple sets are 6gb total, while I want 12gb total which would mean buying two sets. Seems silly to invest that much in X56 when we all know this should move to X79 at some point. So I could go with the bitspower set would allow me to keep my current ram, but requires removing heat spreaders, or I could pick up a 4x4gb of GTs and see if I can fit a 4 stick EK block on them (which would could then make the move to X79 later). The EK block would match the workstation side which would be nicer overall.
This would be the universal style bitspower waterblock
Originally Posted by Blizlake
It does look a bit crowded, so ram blocks might actually help... Or maybe makes it look even more crowded?
I find the neverending towers extending from CPU block amusing
Yeah I'm hoping Monsoon will come out with some shorter QDC's. I could use the smaller VL3N series, but these are half the restriction and as I have 5 pairs on that loop it made sense to go low restriction. I think the ram block will help because it at least breaks up the ugly tube that goes across the ram. Then there is just the tube at the bottom. I think if I can get it to run close along the bottom of the board it will look a lot better.
Originally Posted by 3930K
Youcan afford a D5 if you need more powah, right?
That pump and res are purely for the motherboard block right now, adding a ram block isn't going to hurt the performance much at all and if it does, I don't care too much Edited by stren - 5/30/12 at 9:56am