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post #1 of 12
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so i got this WC gear a while ago and i just want to know if it would be any better than high end air. And if so, what part should i swap out/sell?

btw, this is for my Q6600 G0.
-MCR320 + 3 yate loon SL
-MCP655-B <--got that back in the day when we all thought it was just a regular 655 set to level four
-bowed ApogeeGT

i'd hate to install all this when high end air is just around the corner

btw, i'm planning to make the distance between the tip of the rad and to bottom of the pump within a foot...like this:
    
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that will crush any air setup in fact its a pretty nice cpu only setup
    
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Pretty good setup...I would say it's worth it.
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that will crush any air setup in fact its a pretty nice cpu only setup
phew! glad to hear that. this whole "could be just as good as air" has been in the back of my head since i got it.
    
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post #5 of 12
the only slightly weak link you have is the rad and even that isnt bad
    
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in that case you should put the rad inside. if you have the money, a BIP or BIX or even a thermochill PA120.2 or PA120.3 would make for an amazingly good cooling setup for your q6600.
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post #7 of 12
the swiftech radiator is plenty to keep that cpu cool no need to upgrade
    
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i have one quick qestion about the loop mixture.

all metals included in my loop are:
-DD fillport: "nickel plated brass" barbed fitting
-mcr320: "Flat brass tubes and copper louvered fins, with brass plenum chambers and frame construction"
-ApogeeGT: "copper base plate"

this means there are dissimilar metals in contact, correct (copper+brass...even though there's copper in brass)? i was hoping to ditch using corrosion resistance (p11) but i guess i have to and i just wanted to make sure.

still using pt_nuke btw.
    
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post #9 of 12
Your fine running those metals together...What you mostly have to watch out for in WC'ing is mixing copper and aluminum....Galvanic Corrosion
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post #10 of 12
Looks pretty good. It would be awsome if you put it on the bottom: ) I kinda have a setup like that with a 360 GTX rad at the bottom works really well. I have that same case : )
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