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what do you think about the case for water cooling?

also, 1 loop or two loops for a cpu + gpu ?

btw, the case fits a triple rad at the top.
Edited by nzitser - 2/13/12 at 5:39am
post #62 of 94
Just the fact that any SSD will give you great speeds over a HDD so why bother getting another? and the HDD is a bad idea atm OP due to the prices being high..

your not going to notice much difference between your SSD and a new SSD tbh, it may say that the read and write speed is higher in a benchmark but it won't be noticeable.

I'd say get everything else including water cooling.... if you still want to water cool? then worry about HDD and SSD after because you have an SSD at the moment and I guess a HDD?

Do you still want to water cool OP? or were you thinking of going for a decent air cooler?
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post #63 of 94
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definitely still water cooling. I also want to do a little sleeving, i got some holidays coming up in 2 months so i'll have plenty of time to invest in it.
I'm thinking mdpc sleeving, but i'm still not sure how to watercool so any suggestions would be welcome.
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sleeving? most PSU's come with sleeved wires, but I'm not familiar with the brand of power supply that you have chosen so I dunno about that particular one =\

You can get pre sleeved cables like the BitFenix Alchemy braided cables. and the link is to a video that actually has a cable management guide (if you haven't cable tidied before? But to be honest it's a simple thing to do it just requires some thought.

The same YouTuber has done a watercooling guide =p so this may help you?!?!! smile.gif
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sleeving? most PSU's come with sleeved wires, but I'm not familiar with the brand of power supply that you have chosen so I dunno about that particular one =\

You can get pre sleeved cables like the BitFenix Alchemy braided cables. and the link is to a video that actually has a cable management guide (if you haven't cable tidied before? But to be honest it's a simple thing to do it just requires some thought.

The same YouTuber has done a watercooling guide =p so this may help you?!?!! smile.gif

go to the "Rate my cables" thread
or the case modding section

theres a whole custom sleeving mod, and the people in the thread will answer your questions
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post #66 of 94
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Thanks for the video, it seems really helpful.
I want to sleeve on my own, it seems like a good use of my vacation time biggrin.gif i'll get the sleeving from


so do you think i need 2 loops for the gpu and cpu or is 1 enough?
post #67 of 94
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Thanks for the video, it seems really helpful.
I want to sleeve on my own, it seems like a good use of my vacation time biggrin.gif i'll get the sleeving from


so do you think i need 2 loops for the gpu and cpu or is 1 enough?

i would do 1 loop.
if only one gpu, then go
pump-cpu-120 rad-gpu-240 rad res
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post #68 of 94
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Thanks for the video, it seems really helpful.
I want to sleeve on my own, it seems like a good use of my vacation time biggrin.gif i'll get the sleeving from
so do you think i need 2 loops for the gpu and cpu or is 1 enough?

no problem, they pretty much help with telling you what you'd need (not just GPU waterblock but barbs etc) and imo 1 loop is the best tbh but its up to you wink.gif 2 loops would mean you'd be putting more into the case and it may end up looking sloppy =/ and 1 loop means you'll have all the cooling for all the parts if that makes sense. I'd do 1 loop, it makes it less complex and the pros & cons don't add up for 2 loops IMO
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post #69 of 94
i'd go with 2 loops for the cooling..smaller for gpu.. ;x

3 things on your current selection

a) WD greens are known for failure

b)rosewill 850 has 4 split 20A rails thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif

c) the RAM..overpriced ..get the samsung i linked.. Why? you ask..

http://www.overclock.net/t/1210482/amazon-samsung-2x4gb-low-voltage-ddr3-1600-kit-for-40-ocing-to-2200/0_20 read this

get a Wd blue..they're reliable..lemme find a real psu...

This is the first decent one up from that rosewill :eek.gif: all ones in between are basically the same :lachen.gif: (@ the 850w range)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207011
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182073 less wattage..really nice psu
bestest..http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817121090
Same psu as "Super Flower Golden King"
 
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the samsung memory is amazing!!
okay, so i already have a HDD and a SSD so i just took them off the shopping cart.
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