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It the only thing I'm picky at concerning watercooling. If I did not do it myself, it going to bug the crap out of me. Otherwise I smack AIOs on CPU and GPUs. Ghetto rig up radiators. tongue.gif
     
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Mine is no work of art but I did do it myself. By this time next week I will have all EKWB components. Why settle for less?
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Hehe, I probably got enough spare parts to have five - six computers probably four of them watercooled and still have left overs. I'm bad at hoarding radiators, AIOs, pump/res, and computer hardware. tongue.gif

Think I still got a XSPC Rasa kit hiding around here somewhere.

Bad thing I just bought a huge CPU air cooler and plan to get another PSU. Darn that going to put me at five PSUs. But want a good one to put in the dedicated folder since I'm moving over to a 3930K on a RIVE and plan to smack a total of three GPUs in there, would do four, but don't think the mobo can take it. Hmmmm, unless I get me a ribbon. tongue.gif The folder should do some lovely PPD once I get its rebuild done.

Next project after that is the aim to do a Xeon on ITX in a portable case. Been eyeing the broadwell xeon. Mmmm, so many cores on such a lovely small motherboard. biggrin.gif
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The thermal pads are not cheap but if you make calculated cuts it shouldn't cost any more that $40 to do. This is done most often on laptops. In another forum which I am much more active a group of us took on changing the pads (and adding a lot more) to our sagar p870dm running 980m sli. Core temps were never the limiting factor of the overclock but since changing there has been an average of 10-15% higher stable overclocks on air. Liquid cooled systems very well might not benefit from better pads but currently my setup uses a corsair 250D case. I'm using the h100i gtx for the CPU so liquid cooling is not an option in this case for the GPU. Past experience with desktop GPUs showed me that no matter the company the pads they use are generally cheap (in the 7-10 w/mK range at best) the ultra line is 17w/mK. By changing these pads the previously boarder line overclock generally becomes 100% stable with a bit of extra headroom to boot. On top of that it typically allows the card to handle voltage increase better as well which can drastically effect your max stable overclock. All in all do you need to do it absolutely not but if you are the type that delids a non thermal limited 6700k bc you can and want to make every thing run as cool as possible while possibly opening up some untapped potential (like me) then absolutely this is something you should do.


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Next project after that is the aim to do a Xeon on ITX in a portable case. Been eyeing the broadwell xeon. Mmmm, so many cores on such a lovely small motherboard. biggrin.gif
Sorry for the double post Tapatalk wouldn't let me edit for some reason. Either way why would you not wait for the E7 Skylake Xeon? The leaked info makes it a very juicy option and rumor has it the wait is almost up.


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Sorry for the double post Tapatalk wouldn't let me edit for some reason. Either way why would you not wait for the E7 Skylake Xeon? The leaked info makes it a very juicy option and rumor has it the wait is almost up.


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No reason to buy that. Plus it probably cost more. It not going to be for gaming or overclocking but primarily to be my mobile server/workstation and setup to hook up with a HAM radio for emergency situations and handle small improvised network when needs arise. Unless these Skylake ones got more cores for same price or higher clocks at stock with better ITX motherboards server side.

These the pretty I'm eyeing.

http://techreport.com/news/28029/broadwell-xeon-d-lands-on-mini-itx-boards
     
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Sorry for the double post Tapatalk wouldn't let me edit for some reason. Either way why would you not wait for the E7 Skylake Xeon? The leaked info makes it a very juicy option and rumor has it the wait is almost up.


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No reason to buy that. Plus it probably cost more. It not going to be for gaming or overclocking but primarily to be my mobile server/workstation and setup to hook up with a HAM radio for emergency situations and handle small improvised network when needs arise. Unless these Skylake ones got more cores for same price or higher clocks at stock with better ITX motherboards server side.

These the pretty I'm eyeing.

http://techreport.com/news/28029/broadwell-xeon-d-lands-on-mini-itx-boards
You may want to take a look at some of the release I for surrounding the E7. There isn't any price leak in for yet as far as I know but some very interesting specs.

http://wccftech.com/intel-skylake-purley-platform-upto-28-cores-56-threads/

Plus I've read reports that gigabyte is releasing an itx board to support it. Sure the setup will cost more money but it is freaking sweet!!! Haha



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You may want to take a look at some of the release I for surrounding the E7. There isn't any price leak in for yet as far as I know but some very interesting specs.

http://wccftech.com/intel-skylake-purley-platform-upto-28-cores-56-threads/

Plus I've read reports that gigabyte is releasing an itx board to support it. Sure the setup will cost more money but it is freaking sweet!!! Haha



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Good lord, 28 cores...what the heck. I think I could not even figure out how many VMs I could even use on something like that. Be nuts if they do make a ITX board that can handle that. Just curious what its stock clocks would be with so many cores or even power draw.
     
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Power draw? We're probably talking about a brownout in your neighborhood.
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Power draw? We're probably talking about a brownout in your neighborhood.

Hehe, I'm surprise I have not done that yet with two OCed 980Tis and a 960 atm. That considering I'm trying to get up to 2x 980Tis, 2x 970s, 980STRIX, and 960 going all at once. tongue.gif
     
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