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I am currently running on an Asetek setup consist a 1000lph pump, Antarctica waterblock and dual black ice radiator with 4 Adda 120mm fans.

If I were to purchase Swiftech MCP655 pump 1200lph and Thermalchill PA120.3 radiator, what you guys recommend on CPU and NB chipset water block? Based on cooling a Qual 6600 @ 3.2Ghz
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I am currently running on an Asetek setup consist a 1000lph pump, Antarctica waterblock and dual black ice radiator with 4 Adda 120mm fans.

If I were to purchase Swiftech MCP655 pump 1200lph and Thermalchill PA120.3 radiator, what you guys recommend on CPU and NB chipset water block? Based on cooling a Qual 6600 @ 3.2Ghz


I think a Fuzion would be your best bet...Or one of fstfrddy's CPU blocks if you want to go custom....If your going to do the NB I would get the little Swifty one its not very restrictive...I would just get a good active NB cooler for it myself....You might want to get the PA.3 since you are going quad-core....


...Fuzion CPU Block

...Stinger Water Blocks

...Swifty NB Block

...Swifty MCX159 Copper NB HSF
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I remember seeing an inside pix of a Stinger v8 somewhere, I kinda liked the cooling pins design inside the block. How well does stinger v8 work with the 1200lph pump? What performance gain can I expect from Fuzion?
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I remember seeing an inside pix of a Stinger v8 somewhere, I kinda liked the cooling pins design inside the block. How well does stinger v8 work with the 1200lph pump? What performance gain can I expect from Fuzion?


Thats a hard question for me to answer...Look around the Forum for someone who has a rig close to yours and PM them and ask about their temp's...


When I was using a V-6 Stinger with a 3019mhz OC on a 150 Opty with a 1.55 V-Core I would load at 7-9C above whatever room ambient was..Thats with a 240 BIX rad with 2 108cfm Sunnon pulling through the rad using a shroud...


My V-8 I'm using as a Pelt block...All loops are going to be different temp wise but you can get a idea by talking to someone with comparable components....
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Also, I want to mention.... LPH rating means absolutely nothing without head ratings as well. It is possible that a 800lph pump to move much more water than a 1000lph pump when in a loop. Read my FAQ for more information.
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Also, I want to mention.... LPH rating means absolutely nothing without head ratings as well. It is possible that a 800lph pump to move much more water than a 1000lph pump when in a loop. Read my FAQ for more information.


He will be using a D-5 on it Duckie, not the Astek thing...
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He will be using a D-5 on it Duckie, not the Astek thing...
I know... I just want to make here aware that the LPH rating means nothing.
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I know... I just want to make here aware that the LPH rating means nothing.


Yeah thats true a lot of guys don't realize that....
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I am aware of that the flow rate rating is measured at the head and two pumps could have different flow rate at 2 feet away due to one works better than other under pressure.

The problem with my current Antarctica waterblock is that there is not enough fins inside the waterclock. I guess they are not designed for the physics of a Quad-core.

Now the easy question~ how much do I expect to pay for the stinger v8? I remember seeing someone selling their for $138
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I am aware of that the flow rate rating is measured at the head and two pumps could have different flow rate at 2 feet away due to one works better than other under pressure.

The problem with my current Antarctica waterblock is that there is not enough fins inside the waterclock. I guess they are not designed for the physics of a Quad-core.

Now the easy question~ how much do I expect to pay for the stinger v8? I remember seeing someone selling their for $138


The Stinger doesn't have fins on the inside either its a S channel block with a double out ...It has a really thin base with dimples in the bottom to give it more surface area...The walls of the S give it strength...


You would need to ask fstfrddy about the price, depends on the going rate for copper..You can just PM him here or at his web-site...I use the all metal ones and really like them...I've not used the cheaper ones with a plexi mount...


...Stinger Water Blocks
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