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i do really really want to do custom watercoling but idk about emptying it everytime how much work is envolved in emptying and filling the loop
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The classified is still a Ref cooled card it is just a bigger one.. and will throttle due to heat diff with 2 of them...

These will not break 60c http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814162105
And oooooh so easy to Maintain Fans come out with 3 screws allows u to clean them and blow out the fins on the Heat sink as well.

Whole heatsink fan and all comes off with 4 screws you can lap and replace tim and not break 55c while gaming...

I do know my Gpus that is my Best Hardware niche.

Here are results...

http://www.overclock.net/t/1315215/polished-galaxy-gtx-680-4gb-heatsink-cool-labs-liquid-pro-tim/0_20#post_18357130

Here is the Galaxy Rep if you have any questions...

http://www.overclock.net/u/131328/galaxy
Edited by Hokies83 - 10/23/12 at 9:54pm
    
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i meant to put that LOL i did want the galaxy i copy pasted the wrong thing tongue.gif
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I see so much wasted money with this build ..
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how so
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Unless you plan on benching this, water cooling is just for show, especially when you are considering $1,000 loops. You could get twice the performance by spending that money elsewhere.

Also, why no RAID? Unless you are planning on PCI-e SSDs (which I suggest), RAID is a good choice.
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I love the cougar cortex fans smile.gif... Definitely on par with ap-15s and really nice IMO smile.gif... Also, Gl piecing that post together tongue.gif
I've heard some bad things about the high speed cougars, but a lot of good things about the low speed ones.
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we are wanting to do some 3d video editing so im looking at this..... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824001537
The BenQ XL2420T is the best one I have found that can do 3D.
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I only use low speed fans (WC is to make a pc silent as much as it is flash imo)... also, i dont know much about 3D edditing, but look at the Overloards... 1440p and 120Hz and should be able to do 3D.... they look like awsome monitors

also, you only need to drain it for big moves (eg car rides and stuff where it will bounce around)... also, if you are not going with the Extreme 11, i would highly recommend the MSI Big Bang XPower II as it is a much easier board to make look clean and beautiful... since you seem set on the Azza 9000 (good choice btw) then the slightly larger size wont be an issue and you will no longer have cords running across the board (though it will only look truly awesome if WCed so you can get rid of those heat sinks IMO)... i would use the extra money (after everything including peripherals) i would use your extra money to swap out your SSD for a PCI SSD and get more storage space... one large advantage to teh Extreme 11 (assuming the fix the issues before you buy your Mobo) is that it has a very good integrated RAID card and will save you from having to buy another... also, don't forget your optical drive... i would guess that you will be waiting a blue ray player r/w (ill let someone else recommend one since i know nothing about optical drives)
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I only use low speed fans (WC is to make a pc silent as much as it is flash imo)... also, i dont know much about 3D edditing, but look at the Overloards... 1440p and 120Hz and should be able to do 3D.... they look like awsome monitors
They can't actually do 120Hz. The graphics card can refresh at that speed, but the pixels can't change at a sufficient speed for it; that's why all 3D (edit: 3D vision certified) certified monitors are TN panels.
Edited by Art Vanelay - 10/24/12 at 12:04pm
post #130 of 193
You can do 3D with a 60hz Monitor... 120hz is only needed for Nvidias 3D Vision which is far better but comes at a price..

You get a monitor with built in Emiter like i have.. or a 120hz monitor and buy the glasses / emitter.
    
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