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Good WC'ing will get you quite a bit closer to room ambient then good air..With my plain water rig I idled at 4-5C and loaded at 7-9C over whatever room ambient was..Thats with a 3019mhz OC on my Opty at 1.55V-core....There is a little more set-up time with water,and more up-keep but there is a lot more to play with and tweak on with WC'ing which I love to do...To me its not extra work its just fun...


This is some good stuff for a new WC'er to read...Learn as much as you can before you start buying parts and you will end up with a better rig for your needs...


...Water Cooling - In English

...Assembling Your Custom WC'ing

...Bleeding my WC setup...

...D-Tek Fuzion install tip! -( Or why you should clean your new blocks)

...PC Water Coolant Chemistry - Part I

...Rad Shroud Testing With and With-Out

...How To: Build A Performance Shroud

...Cooling - An In-Depth Look

This will help me as well, as i am deciding on a water cool setup...Thank you for posting that!
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This will help me as well, as i am deciding on a water cool setup...Thank you for posting that!


NP...I like to see guys do their research before they start buying parts...That way you'll have a better understanding of the basics and can make better decisions about what will work best for you....Its a lot of fun to...
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NP...I like to see guys do their research before they start buying parts...That way you'll have a better understanding of the basics and can make better decisions about what will work best for you....Its a lot of fun to...
Oh yeah, I've been looking into this for awhile now. Haven't really had the funds to start buying stuff yet...trying to get my graphics setup a bit more powerful, then I'm probably gonna start buying stuff, lol.
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Oh yeah, I've been looking into this for awhile now. Haven't really had the funds to start buying stuff yet...trying to get my graphics setup a bit more powerful, then I'm probably gonna start buying stuff, lol.


There you go...The good thing about WC'ing gear is if you get good quality stuff to start with its really durable and can last you for years....And I just love playing with the stuff to , it gets pretty addictive really.......And once you have your loop set-up it doesn't really cost a lot more to use a Pelt with it either...
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Would CPU watercooling be better then using a thermaltake ultra-120 extreme?

for an overclocked qx6800
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you mean the thremalright? ultra-120 extreme right?
Not thermaltake....
nope watercooling will be better.

And watercooling will give you a small delta difference.
Meaning the difference between load and idle temps.
On air its much more that water, usually.
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