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Well my waterloop was 300€ for a 15C drop in temps (from high end air cooling) and my phase was 840€ for a 75C drop in temps. The degrees/€ is in favor of the phase unit tongue.gif

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post #32 of 33
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Well my waterloop was 300€ for a 15C drop in temps (from high end air cooling) and my phase was 840€ for a 75C drop in temps. The degrees/€ is in favor of the phase unit tongue.gif
/getting pretty OT

Not disagreeing, it was just a funny read.

/OT
 
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Watercooling is pretty bad for price/performance but even if it's not worth it from that perspective it's definitely a nice thing for modders and people who like to tweak just for the sake of tweaking.
Quite honestly I don't think it's worth it for CPUs (GPUs and mobos maybe, depending on the situation). I didn't really get that big of an improvement when I had a CPU loop. I just went straight to phase for proper low temps.

After reading some thread of people spending 800+ dollars in a water cooling "setup" phase its the only thing worth it..

high end air cooling +liquid ultra OR go phase change.. nothing else thumb.gif
Edited by HAVO - 10/31/12 at 2:10pm
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