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Is the Phobya Waterblock for $56 a good buy?

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Is this a good buy?


http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=59_971_498_1176&products_id=34510
post #2 of 26
Are you under budget, or are you just looking for something decent?

There are a few other blocks in the 60-80 range that are really high performance

Take everyones opinion and experience and then double check on what they say vs statistics and see if it's worth spending few extra bucks smile.gif

Only advice I can truly stand by is, what you spend well on now, you won't have to spend again on future. Trust me, im learning from a $1000 mistake smile.gif
  
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After looking at the chart I really like the Koolance 380I. for the price it's pretty good but still want more feedback.
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http://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/universal-CPU-water-block-water-cooling-suitable-for-4GHz-I7/907279_522563236.html
if your looking for budget maybe something like this

If you wanna get a solid block for a good price check out the xspc raystorm.
Sometimes you can find people selling them used here on OCN as well.
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Well I'm looking to get a 5ghz OC.
post #7 of 26
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Not really on a budget I just like the look of the Phobya box and block. But the koolance block performs well. So I'm going with that. Ate phobya rads any good? Or where is a rad comparison chart?
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i think this is the most recent for top rads, all 360 versions.
http://martinsliquidlab.org/2012/04/15/alphacool-nexxxos-xt45-360-radiator/4/
page 3 has flow restriction graphs.
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post #9 of 26
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I'm also looking to get an MCP35x BK is that strong enough for the block and a couple of rads?
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Get a D5 (MCP655) they are pretty quite and and pump a lot of water.
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