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So this means I will probably be able to achieve 3.6GHZ at a 1:1 mem ratio. I just do not understand why my THERMALTAKE system can not cool my system like the Swiftech or Stinger systems. I am going to PM the person who makes the Stinger and ask some questions.
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So this means I will probably be able to achieve 3.6GHZ at a 1:1 mem ratio. I just do not understand why my THERMALTAKE system can not cool my system like the Swiftech or Stinger systems. I am going to PM the person who makes the Stinger and ask some questions.
It's all in the design. Most of the TT systems have very weak pumps to top it all off.
    
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I believe you are correct. I was looking at my system right now trying to asertain what part of the system is weak. I realized it is the pump. I know coolant (liquid) moves more heat away from the CPU than does the AIR water blocks out there. If a pump, like the swiftech, can move more liquid through the block then I am in business. The Thermaltake pump only discharges 90 L/H and the Swifteck Ultra can do 1200 L/H!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Also, does your Bigwater use 1/4"ID tubing? Swiftech and Danger Den recommend 1/2"ID tubing. That's a 400% increase in inner dimension volume!
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Man I have learned a lot from this forum. Arguably the best community out there. You are correct I have 1/4" tubing. I am trying to find some reviews out there that show Conroe's in my range of an overclock and the actual temps values. My goal is to keep a stable overclock upon load. I do not want to pass Intel's maximum thermal spec. of 60.1C. Right now upon load at 3.45GHZ I am hitting 57C with ORTHOS at full load.
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Here is a thread where atomic knocked 7C off load changing from a Apogee to a Stinger block...Stinger installed = WOW! - Overclock.net - Overclocking.net
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