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Poll Results: Would you go back?

 
  • 22% (20)
    Yes I would
  • 39% (34)
    No, I love my water
  • 37% (33)
    I dont have water cooling, but I want to get it soon
87 Total Votes  
post #21 of 56
Well I'm not running at stock settings. Right now its at 3.4 ghz @ 1.5v and does not hit 40c indoors. That 3.5 ghz stress run at 1.57v was in 5c air temp outside.

I hate when the wife wants the heat turned up.. I can handle the cold better than she and the puter loves the cold..

My setup is as follows:

D-tek Fuzion CPU
Swiftech MCW60 GPU x2
Swiftech MCP350 pumps w/tops x2
Black Ice Extreme 240 & 360 rads.
5-141 CFM Delta fans on shrouds

All in one loop.
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post #22 of 56
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Well that explains it you have 2 rads with high cfm fans. I have low speed yate loons on my MCR320
post #23 of 56
I have to go back to air for now I think. Untill I get $500 to redo my loop. (Not to mention, thats not including rads.)
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post #24 of 56
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Its all tied up
post #25 of 56
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Originally Posted by arekieh View Post
ur kidding.......
4.2ghz???????????????? Thats a golden chip dude.
I cant get over 3.9 @ 1.6, right now im 3.8 @ 1.55
wanna buy it? lol JK.

Water cooling was the best thing i ever did for my compy IMO. It's actually saved me money. I almost charged out and bought an e8400, when they came out, but instead, i just bumped up the voltages a little, and jacked up the frequency.
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post #26 of 56
Those rads and fans together do help alot.
I'm going to split the loop up and use the 240 for the CPU alone and the 360 for both GPU's...


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post #27 of 56
Quote:
Originally Posted by dr4gon View Post
who voted yes? , should be ashamed of yourself... I love my water, don't you refresh?
Technically water cooling will die off. New methods are being created that get lower temps with less money.
    
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post #28 of 56
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Quote:
Originally Posted by alexgheseger View Post
wanna buy it? lol JK.

Water cooling was the best thing i ever did for my compy IMO. It's actually saved me money. I almost charged out and bought an e8400, when they came out, but instead, i just bumped up the voltages a little, and jacked up the frequency.
Nice, what temps are you getting?
post #29 of 56
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Originally Posted by l V l View Post
Technically water cooling will die off. New methods are being created that get lower temps with less money.
Like i said, before, we'll have to see how hot the octo-core nehalems are before we can judge.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Refresh View Post
Nice, what temps are you getting?
Oh, it gets pretty toasty. I touch about 60 deg C under load, and 30 ish idle. The huge delta is due to my WB though, i cheaped out on it I would have better temps with a Fuzion, or an apogee.
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post #30 of 56
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Way better than my temps at least. Idle is 35C and load is 65C
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