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+ Rep for being a nice guy who can converse properly and maturely about topics at hand (a fast becoming rare condition on many forums:P )
*Edit* - I welcomed you to OCN in your rep after seeing you had zero rep and only 6 points, but then looked up a line and realized you've been a lurking member for years lol. Best of luck with your OC!

I actually somewhat "forgot" about Overclock.net simply because I did not have it saved in my favorites! I actually haven't thought about upgrading anything having to do with PC since July of last summer due to, well, a girl, then college apps, and still the girl, but now, I have an easy end of High School schedule with plenty of free time; so why not earn some cash and see what I can do with this rig?

I like the sound of simply cooling it to maximize performance; however, I don't know too much about water cooling. Could you give me a brief overview/link me to a good explanation? Could you also recommend some parts (preferably from newegg or from wherever else has free shipping and would not charge tax to a Washington State resident)?

Thanks so much for the help too!
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hmm.. well currently on my 920 got 3 stock speed gtx 470's and so far have not reached a bottleneck last i checked smile.gif should be fine with a gtx 680. but by the sounds of it you already have your mind set on a new cpu and mobo etc tongue.gif the 1155 socket would be the way to go if your planing on a new platform

But look here for some watercooling guides on OCN, gives some good run downs and a place to get information biggrin.gif

Edit: just realized my post is ... pretty pointless .. hmm i think sleep is needed @_@
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