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post #31 of 44
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My fluid dynamics does suck somewhat, is there anything that can be done to increase the flow rate such as thinner / thicker pipes? and should the unit be running at full low rate when the degaussing tube is used (short 50cm piece that just connects the in to the out.)?
Thicker pipes will help flow rate but I believe the issue is just that the pump is inadequate.
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post #32 of 44
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My rig has a 120.4 and a 120.3 radiator.
And you still get out-performed by air coolers, lol.
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post #33 of 44
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And you still get out-performed by air coolers, lol.
How do you figure?

6-7C delta on the CPU while still being inaudible.
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post #34 of 44
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How do you figure?

6-7C delta on the CPU while still being inaudible.
Well you're running that on a cool chip to begin with. Try cooling an overclocked conroe and it wont be 6-7C delta on the CPU.

I can load both cores on my 3200mhz conroe at 36 C if my room temps are around 20 C. What would the water do? Equal or slightly below? Either way it doesn't change performance at all.

Also, considering that you spent most likely over $500 and I spent $50...
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post #35 of 44
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Well you're running that on a cool chip to begin with. Try cooling an overclocked conroe and it wont be 6-7C delta on the CPU.

I can load both cores on my 3200mhz conroe at 36 C if my room temps are around 20 C. What would the water do? Equal or slightly below? Either way it doesn't change performance at all.

Also, considering that you spent most likely over $500 and I spent $50...


How are you judging my cooling when you really have no idea about it?

I am 100% sure my cooling will be able to handle a 250-400 watts of heat. How about yours?
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post #36 of 44
I'm not trying to degrade your cooling. I've had watercooling and I had top of the line stuff years ago. In MY opinion, aircooling is 100x better due to these reasons:

1. Air is WAY cheaper
2. Air is safe. Water is very dangerous.
3. The chance of failure in air vs. water is a blowout.
4. Air is easy to maintain.
5. Air makes it much easier to work inside the computer.
6. The temperates really are not that different.
7. If you have a good heatsink and you're well under the processor's overheating point, the 5 C your cooling may help with is totally useless.

PS: My heatsink is inaudible.
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post #37 of 44
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Originally Posted by bigvaL View Post
I'm not trying to degrade your cooling. I've had watercooling and I had top of the line stuff years ago. In MY opinion, aircooling is 100x better due to these reasons:

1. Air is WAY cheaper
2. Air is safe. Water is very dangerous.
3. The chance of failure in air vs. water is a blowout.
4. Air is easy to maintain.
5. Air makes it much easier to work inside the computer.
6. The temperates really are not that different.
7. If you have a good heatsink and you're well under the processor's overheating point, the 5 C your cooling may help with is totally useless.

PS: My heatsink is inaudible.
Go check the temps of air vs water on overclocked quadcores. There are quite a few users who have gone for a Turniq to water. All showed noticable temperature decreases.

You say that I am not using a hot chip... and neither are you.
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post #38 of 44
Looks like a nice way to lessen screw ups.
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post #39 of 44
sent it back in the end, the flow problem was verfied as faulty, and took the refund. Having the thing shut down if you got low flow seemed like too much of a major design flaw to me.
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Go check the temps of air vs water on overclocked quadcores. There are quite a few users who have gone for a Turniq to water. All showed noticable temperature decreases.

You say that I am not using a hot chip... and neither are you.
well i went the other way,only because my wc cpu block didnt have am2, i miss my watercooling, and it wasnt even top o the line stuff. i got 42º load on my volt modded 7900gt... i had to let it go because i didnt have enough money for a decent waterblock, but it was cool while i had it. this tuniq is ok... but i miss water, and how silent it was...

cpu was like 45 load.
    
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