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post #21 of 38
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Originally Posted by cognoscenti View Post
Water
yeah, if you can afford a q6600 then you should get water. anything else is really too little for overclocking a quad.
post #22 of 38
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Originally Posted by B-80 View Post
lies zalman 9700 is great, dropped my cpu by 40C when i first got it, my stock intel had me at 60+, b4 OC I was at 17.

people who say it isn't good enough for a quad what are you talking about, its better than stock, so what do you mean not good enough, it depends on the OC not the proc
better then stock doesn't mean good enough. even more so with how bad the stock cooler is. then with a quad core you have even more heat production that the HSF has to get rid of even at stock settings and lets not takl about overclocking.
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post #23 of 38
To be honest, most water blocks out there (dare'st I say "ALL") are not specifically deigned for quad core.

Their area of impingement is small, the size of a single-core or (maybe) dual core die.

However, the quadcore die is a good deal bigger than a C2D or P4. Thus, while water IS better, its probably still not as good as it could be.

Come July, when quad-core reaches the masses, we will probably see the likes of DD and Swiftech release a quadcore-specific block.


Back on topic:
My friend has a Tuniq and it works great. He doesn't overclock, though, and I doubt it can take much more heat than it does right now. 130W TDP is a lot for air.
    
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post #24 of 38
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Ok thx for the replies.

I have a few questions.

Whats the difference between Thermalright Ultra-120 and the Thermalright Ultra-120 Extreme? Beside the Price.

Also, does it come with something so you can attach a fan to it? such as that Silverstone FM 110CFM fan?

And if water is better, what is the best one to use. LINK Me plz.
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post #25 of 38
I vote for ulta-120, that thing is beastly.
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Q6600 for $266 REAL soon... Awesome.
    
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post #27 of 38
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I guess ill be going with the ultra-120
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post #28 of 38
fuzion block
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Doesn't look like water-cooled people are getting much more than 3.0ghz anyway... Tuniq/Ultra would be my vote, just because I wanna see someone get lower load temps than my setup.
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post #30 of 38
whos not getting more than 3ghz? I can run my quad at 3.5ghz on air with my zalman 9700, its hot but not unsafe hot.

Water setups are reaching 3.9 on the quads.
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