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What would be the best option price/performance wise to install with G10-s I see X41 is very popular here, or is there a better option now ?

The larger radiators usually do better but its not a large margin in this application. People get great results from even the the simplest AIO kits. So its really up to your budget and personal preference. One of the favorites here is the Corsair H-55 which is a 120mm setup that is pretty cheap and even available refurbished a lot of the times if you want something really cheap. The X41 is a 140mm radiator kit and that will get you maybe a couple C cooler than the 120mm radiator kits. Its a good choice. The larger kits may get you another 4 to 6C in reduced temp. If your into bells and whistles you can get more expensive kits that may have better fans or maybe just more functionality like the Corsair I series AIOs which has a fan controller, led and other software features.

One thing to consider is that if your sensitive to noise you may want to get better fans. While adequate for the job, none of the AIO kits will come with what you would consider "quiet" fans. The noise isnt bad to me from any of the kits ive used or installed but I am not sensitive to it either. It drives some insane.
   
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Well my G10 is up and running a beaut atm, can't fault those temps either! Bit of cable tidying to do and a case mod i plan on implementing but otherwise very happy!


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Well my G10 is up and running a beaut atm, can't fault those temps either! Bit of cable tidying to do and a case mod i plan on implementing but otherwise very happy!



The jealousy runs rampant as I see a 980ti tongue.gif is that the white version? I would get that but you can't really see the card in a 820 so black is more discreet.
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Haha no it's the red one actually to match the case and whatnot, not a great pic tbh. Very happy with the results so far though, peaking at 46-47c under heavy gaming!
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My darned 970 is hitting 80c @ +1.275v & 1500 core 7500 memory, I think I really should slap a kraken on it, if nothing else id like some silence the GTX 970 from MSI gaming series aint loud but silence is better.
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My darned 970 is hitting 80c @ +1.275v & 1500 core 7500 memory, I think I really should slap a kraken on it, if nothing else id like some silence the GTX 970 from MSI gaming series aint loud but silence is better.

It will certainly get you lower temps. Most of these AIOs however dont have "quiet" fans but they should be more quiet than the fans on the GPU. Plus you can always buy quieter fans as well.
Edited by Ultisym - 1/28/16 at 4:06pm
   
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Is the X61 fan splitter PWM or 3 pin?
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Is the X61 fan splitter PWM or 3 pin?

You have spliter comming from the pump and its 4 x 4pin

I allready installed g10 on my gigabyte gtx 980 g1 gaming. It wasnt easy. Few notes:

1. If u want to leave stock backplate you cant use nzxt backplate.
2. If u using corsair h75 u will have to put the screws "from" the bracklet "to" the backplate because of h75 pump its impossible to put it "normal" way.
3. At the moment im not using any heatsinks on ram and vrm and temps on vrm are about 60-70C under battlefield 4, never going higher.
4. I recomend to leave stock backplate as the card is bending without it.

Im happy with my temps - core went from 65-70 to 45 max.
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By the way i have one more question. Is there any way to control kraken x61 pump? I have it plugged to the psu thru molex to 4x3pin adapter. But it wount run full speed an CAM software controls it. I like CAM for my fans so i would like to keep it, but it seems that cam will always override the pump settings? Any suggestion?
Edited by MiNaH88869 - 1/29/16 at 1:01am
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Hey G10 owners. So I kinda have a crazy idea here. I have a XSPC raystorm cpu waterblock, I am thinking of slapping one of these on my 980ti strix and putting the cpu block on it instead of a AIO. "Why would you do that?" you say, why the hell not? It's a far cheaper option than purchasing a EK Waterblock for $200. Anyway, what are the dimensions of the hole that are in the G10? I think if I use the backplate that is withing the kraken and if the holes on the cpu block fit, I might give it a try. Thanks for any help.
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Hey G10 owners. So I kinda have a crazy idea here. I have a XSPC raystorm cpu waterblock, I am thinking of slapping one of these on my 980ti strix and putting the cpu block on it instead of a AIO. "Why would you do that?" you say, why the hell not? It's a far cheaper option than purchasing a EK Waterblock for $200. Anyway, what are the dimensions of the hole that are in the G10? I think if I use the backplate that is withing the kraken and if the holes on the cpu block fit, I might give it a try. Thanks for any help.

Im trying to envision what you are trying to do. How about posting up some pictures of the pump and coldplate.
   
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