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This makes no sense to me, i dont mean to start any arguing, but you just completely went against what you usually do for water cooling. You like to build water blocks that are esentially a massive chunk of copper. 2-3 times as much as a typical apogee. So you must feel more copper = better for the block. So why cant the tubing of the rad be thick with lots of mass?
A circle is not a very good shape to maximize surface area, the rads like GTX and thermochill use a squashed oval like shape to pass the water through because more surface area = more contact with the water and metal = more heat transfer to the cooling fins = more heat disapation.

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all copper/brass, no plastic, no leaks
Let me add something to that fstfrddy,
solid copper block = no bow!, no cracks!
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Now if you want a nice plastic block
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Dont'cha just love Metal though! I do, Yup that peice of acrylic is 62x62mm, mounts are not on yet.
My apologys for hijacking your thread Frankie....
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post #14 of 18
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This makes no sense to me, i dont mean to start any arguing, but you just completely went against what you usually do for water cooling. You like to build water blocks that are esentially a massive chunk of copper. 2-3 times as much as a typical apogee. So you must feel more copper = better for the block. So why cant the tubing of the rad be thick with lots of mass?
Less copper thickness... means less resistance for het transfer to water. Same with tubing, thinner metal allows easier flow to high surface fins to air.

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Dont'cha just love Metal though! I do, Yup that peice of acrylic is 62x62mm, mounts are not on yet.
My apologys for hijacking your thread Frankie....
TEC block?
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hijack away, I just had a simple idea and I think that question has been answered. I know how you guys love your wc, I just hope I can get in the game soon.
post #16 of 18
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Dont'cha just love Metal though! I do, Yup that peice of acrylic is 62x62mm, mounts are not on yet.
My apologys for hijacking your thread Frankie....
wowwwwwwwwww nice the new V8p im guessing!!!
That piec of acrylic is seposed to be the TEC im right?
Nice!! inside channels the same as the V8?
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Nice V-8p fstfrddy... ...Yeah that is a condenser type rad they aren't that great for WC'ing...I think CD has had pretty good luck using one though...The rounded tubes just don't have as much surface area as the flattened tube type found in comp WC type rads...More surface area with low flow systems like we use means better cooling....
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TEC block?[/quote]


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