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Poll Results: Which block will win?

Poll expired: Sep 16, 2012  
  • 1% (3)
    Alphacool NexXxos XP3
  • 0% (2)
    Bitspower Summit HF
  • 1% (5)
    Danger Den M6
  • 2% (6)
    DT 5Noz
  • 7% (20)
    DT Sniper
  • 10% (26)
    EK Supreme HF Rev 4 (Full Nickel)
  • 17% (46)
    EK Supremacy (Nicekl/Plexi)
  • 8% (22)
    Koolance CPU-370 Rev 1.1
  • 1% (5)
    MIPS IceForce HF
  • 11% (29)
    Swiftech Apogee HD
  • 0% (1)
    Phobya UC1-LT
  • 6% (16)
    Watercool Heatkiller 3.0
  • 1% (3)
    XSPC Rasa
  • 13% (35)
    XSPC Raystorm
  • 14% (37)
    XSPC Raystorm Full Copper
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post #181 of 603
Quote:
Originally Posted by Matt26LFC View Post

^^ I'm a little puzzled by this block, is the water coming into direct contact with the IHS? I don't understand what I'm looking at lol
Yeah, that's exactly what's happening.

Excited to see this one!
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post #182 of 603
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Matt26LFC View Post

^^ I'm a little puzzled by this block, is the water coming into direct contact with the IHS? I don't understand what I'm looking at lol

You are correct! No one has yet been able to make one that beats a regular waterblock because of the lack of surface area. This one however is supposed to. I'm excited to try it thumb.gif
     
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post #183 of 603
interesting...
post #184 of 603
Quote:
Originally Posted by Citra View Post

Yeah, that's exactly what's happening.
Excited to see this one!

Quote:
Originally Posted by stren View Post

You are correct! No one has yet been able to make one that beats a regular waterblock because of the lack of surface area. This one however is supposed to. I'm excited to try it thumb.gif

Blimey, sounds pretty awesome! Maybe a little scary also, I think I'd be a little worried about it leaking.

Looking forward to seeing your results though dude, credit to you for doing all this hard work! Run the Raystorm myself, hoping it comes out on top or I'll want to change it lol wink.gif
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post #185 of 603
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Originally Posted by stren View Post

You are correct! No one has yet been able to make one that beats a regular waterblock because of the lack of surface area. This one however is supposed to. I'm excited to try it thumb.gif

That is PETRIFYING. What if one of the seals breaks? I'd be sweating in fear 24/7 running one of those.
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post #186 of 603
That's scary stuff. A little warp on the motherboard and a leak on those pressure rates happens quickly wth.gif

edit: I would prefer it if you had to install your cpu into the block in some way. And the whole cpu bracket you can take away because it would be tight inside the block and the block tight to the motherboard.
Edited by StijnDP - 8/28/12 at 1:16pm
post #187 of 603
Wait...how the hell does that work considering the hole on the 3930k (among other chips).

Kind of scary but amazing....better have a tight freaking seal, lol.
 
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post #188 of 603
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Wait...how the hell does that work considering the hole on the 3930k (among other chips).
Kind of scary but amazing....better have a tight freaking seal, lol.

2 corners are cut off. Allows mounting in 2 positions.
post #189 of 603
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2 corners are cut off. Allows mounting in 2 positions.

Noticed that and that's kind of what I figured as well, but it doesn't seem like it cuts off enough, almost looks like the seal itself would be right on the hole essentially giving no wiggle room.

Regardless, I am very interested. Congrats Stren, you have my full attention. lol.
 
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post #190 of 603
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Originally Posted by stren View Post

You are correct! No one has yet been able to make one that beats a regular waterblock because of the lack of surface area. This one however is supposed to. I'm excited to try it thumb.gif
Jesus, that must be scary to run.
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