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Poll Results: Will Closed loop Swallow the market and take the lead?

 
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    Yes
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    No
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post #22 of 98
90% of computer user dont care whats in it...just that it works. They want it fast and to work "." Only people who know how to build a computer and want to learn about computers are the one who switch to WC. So no. I dont think WC'ing will over take air cooling.
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90% of computer user dont care whats in it...just that it works. They want it fast and to work "." Only people who know how to build a computer and want to learn about computers are the one who switch to WC. So no. I dont think WC'ing will over take air cooling.

I do agree. but at entry level people use the internet and some of them are misinformed and the just jump to single rad CLC smile.gif
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post #24 of 98
Sorry, no. This is an enthusiast, non-mainstream part, and enthusiasts will always be a sliver of the market.

It has nothing to do with performance or cost -- it's the perception among average consumers of the risks of putting liquid this close to electricity that I don't ever see being overcome, no matter how much evangelism you throw at it. Not to mention the cooling requirements of CPUs on the way down (die shrinks, lower power consumption for mobile devices, etc.).
post #25 of 98
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I do agree. but at entry level people use the internet and some of them are misinformed and the just jump to single rad CLC smile.gif

My 1st rad was single...H50 and it still works like a charm for the past 3 yrs. I only switched to H100i last week. Or am I missing the point here?
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My 1st rad was single...H50 and it still works like a charm for the past 3 yrs. I only switched to H100i last week. Or am I missing the point here?

how educated were you when you made the choice "computer wise", also what made you choose the h50, ads. reviews what factor sold you the h50?
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how educated were you when you made the choice "computer wise", also what made you choose the h50, ads. reviews what factor sold you the h50?

It was mostly a budget constraint, I worked for bestbuy and got it on a discount. I followed this sight for about 4 months b4 I bought it, I knew what I was getting from the get go.
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No, CLC won't eliminate air cooling. I don't even think it will eliminate air cooling in the enthusiast sector. Hell, the Porsche 911 is still air cooled. =)
Nope, Porsche 911s isn't air cooled anymore since 1998. Don't know where you got your info from but this is it
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The engine was air-cooled until the introduction of the Type 996 in 1998.
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I agree we are headed there, especially as better closed loops come out, and become cheaper. We still have a while to go, though. But more and more cases support the top rad, as you said, and make something that outperforms the high-end air coolers, like the H100s and the like, with these bigger rads.
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VRMS and RAM are cooler than if I were blowing around a lot of hot air internally.

I'm extremely doubtful of this.

Never, in my experience, has water cooling resulted in lower board temps than air, unless VRM and/or chipset blocks were used. Also, you don't "blow around a lot of hot air internally" with any competent level of case air flow. Furthermore, what air is moved around internally is an advantage, because even hot exhaust from an CPU heatsink is much cooler than typical VRM temps, and will cool those components.

Chances are you'd see better CPU and board temperatures if you made your radiator an intake, especially given the location of the VRM sink on the P9X79 WS (I used to have one). In general, air flow that is a few C warmer is still better than less air flow.
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Intel 600p 256GB NVMe 2x HGST Travelstar 7k1000 1TB Corsair H55 (temporary) Windows Server 2016 Datacenter 
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Seasonic SS-860XP2 Corsair Carbide Air 540 
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