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What is the point of WC'ing my rig?

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I have a v-6 Stinger water block. (very nice) I have a mc-655 swifttech pump (possibly best pump on the market) have a danger denn black ice II 240 mm rads and fans etc. Basically I have all the parts to put together a nice WC setup for my C2D. right? I know I still need to order tubing and claps and coolent but the main parts I have.

My problem come from the fact that I have a CD2 running a 3.4 with good temp around 50-53 under load, using my Zalman 9700. I don't need to go any higher with the CPU and my FPS in game is more than enough..i have good cable manegment and everything is very fast and very stable...

these WC parts were going to be for a morzart TX build that I was going to do but ended up giving the morzart tx case tio a friend as an X-mas gift.

Should I take the time to pull everything apart to to WC an already bad ass system that I'm completely happy with?
    
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post #2 of 11
Thats up to you...You will get a lot closer to ambient temps with water then you ever will with air...If you don't like taking your stuff a part and playing with it you should probably stick to air...
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Man! I wish I had stuff like that lying around! I was gonna WC myself but I had family emergencies to attend to that threw it off for probably another year. Just me, I'd put it together though. Water is quieter too!
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You can always use the parts on a future build. The only thing that changes with water cooling is the waterblock mount.
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post #5 of 11
yeah dude, wc that since all you need are a few cheap parts. Plus, it will extend the life and stability of the components. WC is fairly simple to install and will make your pc look really nice too.
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it's not so much that i don't like to play and tinker with my parts but I don't have a nice woke area and I don't have a whole lot of extra time to do it. i think I will store the stuf untill I upgrade to a new CPU in 2008. then it will make sence as I'm going to have to get in there anyway ..I don't know but I hate just having them sitting there.
    
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it will make it look clean and I have done 3 WCing rigs in the past so I have some idea of what I'm doing...just wish I could snap my fingures and have it done ...to do it right takes at least a full day if you want to get the best legth in tubing and leak check the right way.
    
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post #8 of 11
Make it a weekend project?
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It's all up to you - I personally would up to Liquid Cooling, but, I'd take my time. I'd get very nice components, take my time, lap the water blocks, check the tubing, etc. etc. Overall, it'd take me like 48 hours. LawL. That's how I'm going to do my Zalman Reserator1 V2 Setup on a Quad-Core. (I know, I know. The Zalman is Silent... Which is Good!)

I'm going to take forever before I actually turn on my PC. I want no leaks and everything to run perfectly.

However, if you are perfectly happy why mess with it? It's all up to you; don't listen to these crazy people.

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post #10 of 11
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thanks guys yet again you all ROCK!! I thinkI will wait untill I drop another upgrade in and then do the water cooling as well.
    
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