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After much reading in this forum and some soul-searching, I decided to try water cooling. I have a C2D 6600 at 3.6Ghz with a lapped swiftech apogee, a 8800GTX with a Swiftech GPU cooler and that new mounting bracket for 8800's (it is very easy to install, a triple rad which is singlepass, a bunch of the highest speed Scythe S-flexes, a D5 pump and a DD 5.25 bay reservoir. These results are after
10 minutes of stressing and my temps are actually lower now somehow Oh yea and I used masterkleer tubing with MCT-5 liquid only.
    
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wow. those are awesome temps. now it's time to OC that cpu a little more. try to get 4.0!
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I'm guessing you got it all cleaned out then? Nice work..

No0w give us pics of the setup!
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Nice OC! It's running really cool, especially with that OC. You have a bit more headroom. Have you tried to squeeze more out of that?
    
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Nice. What's the best coolant out there? I was thinking of water cooling myself and I want to investigate this matter further; so far PrimoChill ICE Non-Conductive Fluid is looking really good.
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Originally Posted by Ninja_Boy View Post
Nice. What's the best coolant out there? I was thinking of water cooling myself and I want to investigate this matter further; so far PrimoChill ICE Non-Conductive Fluid is looking really good.
Distilled water + Zerex is the mosy commonly recommended. Buying anything else will cost 3-4 times as much for marginal performance difference.
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post #7 of 11
What is the absolute best performance wise, of course not $100 per 20 ounces but what's the best coolant, price $15-50 for a 16 or 32oz bottle.
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Is that the socket temp or the core temp? The core temp is taken by a diode inside the cpu.

Edit: also whats your ambient temp? It gives us something to measure against to see how its really preforming.
post #9 of 11
Pretty good temp's...It will drop a few more C's as the AS-5 cures...What is your ambient?EDIT: Hey was there a lot of scale in your fluid when you drained it?
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Awesome results! Any pictures up yet?
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