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http://www.ncixus.com/products/index...cture=Koolance
for us US people

also, here's the cheapest link I can find for Swiftech ramsinks, they offer a discount for more than one kit.
http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/swmcbgamera.html
lol "half @$$er...."

you and me both ..

We're gonna need 16 MC14s and 4 MC21s!

oh snap, I didnt notice but DD has had their block up for a few days now $145!!!

https://www.dangerden.com/store/prod...tid=285&cat=47

definately going the mcw60 route now!
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post #32 of 74
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Well, I did it, bought all the parts. 16 mc14s, and 4x mc21s. Ill have the card and the sinks on friday, but I wont have the motherboard until monday. Im going to make sure the card works well first, then Ill get to watercooling it.

My Maze-4 only has two points to secure the block at, instead of four. It has a crossbar that goes across the back instead of the DD acrylic "X". Think this will be a problem? Also, I have a neoprene backing that came with the block, Do I need to put this under the bar to keep it from pushing on important GPU parts, or will it begin to gather heat?
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post #33 of 74
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Well, I did it, bought all the parts. 16 mc14s, and 4x mc21s. Ill have the card and the sinks on friday, but I wont have the motherboard until monday. Im going to make sure the card works well first, then Ill get to watercooling it.

My Maze-4 only has two points to secure the block at, instead of four. It has a crossbar that goes across the back instead of the DD acrylic "X". Think this will be a problem? Also, I have a neoprene backing that came with the block, Do I need to put this under the bar to keep it from pushing on important GPU parts, or will it begin to gather heat?
I too aswell have ordered my WCing stuff including the mc14s and mc21s... only thing is... newegg is OOS of the mcw60 with ramsinks, and the ETA was toady, not it just says OOS....

Let me (us) know how ot works out for ya!

What water components do you have?
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post #34 of 74
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I went with the Dtek Fuzion for the CPU, and the Maze-4 with ramsinks for the GFX.

As for the rest of my setup, Ive got a dobule heatercore (77 bonneville) and a DD-D5 pump, and Ill be using a T line for the 'reservoir.'
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post #35 of 74
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I went with the Dtek Fuzion for the CPU, and the Maze-4 with ramsinks for the GFX.

As for the rest of my setup, Ive got a dobule heatercore (77 bonneville) and a DD-D5 pump, and Ill be using a T line for the 'reservoir.'
cool I got a fuzion, swiftech mcres, mcp655, mcr220, and will be getting the mcw60+ramsinks.
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post #36 of 74
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Just a note about the fuzion, check it with a razor blade for flatness before you put it on. I checked mine friday, and it was convex. I lapped it down and got it to where im comfortable with its flatness. I still need to lap it a bit with 2500 or so grit, but Im hoping to see some really good temperatures.

Dr4gon, did you put the water cooling and heatsinks on your 2900 yet? If so, could you post a picture and temps?
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post #37 of 74
The Koolance blocks are working great on my cards. No issues with gunk building up in the loop or anything. Cools great.
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post #38 of 74
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The Koolance blocks are working great on my cards. No issues with gunk building up in the loop or anything. Cools great.
What are your idle/load temps?
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Idle is 32/35 and Load is 42/46 with the cards at 860/1050

My single card would idle at 32 and load at 40-42 with the clocks at 900/1100
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Idle is 32/35 and Load is 42/46 with the cards at 860/1050

My single card would idle at 32 and load at 40-42 with the clocks at 900/1100
That isnt too bad, does the water flow first through your CPU waterblock, or do you have separate loops/split flow?
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