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Greetings! OCN watercoolers

i have some question about watercooling system. i have a quad G0 rig running at 3.4 @ 1.39vcore and rock solid (ran orthos 2 instances for 6 hrs ang prime95 for 7hrs) it idles at 34°c and peaked at 58°c. im planning on watercooling if it help lower my temps.

My questions are:

1.if i will use wcooling to cool my quad, how many percent will it reduce? i mean from 57°c peak how many °c will it reduce?

2. is it safe?

...well recomend me a good WC, performance/price WC.

post #2 of 4
i haven't been in the market for a LONG time, so I wouldn't be able to give you the best watercooling set up. There are some good kits out there, but I know that people usually like to build the setup themselves.

1) You wouldn't really be able to say exactly how much temp. reduce you'll see, but it will definitely help the temperature go down. I'm just totally guessing here, but I'd say ~5*C give or take.

2) W/C is totally safe if you know what you're doing. So do thoroughly read the directions and other tips from the forum, and you'll be good to go.

On the side note, why don't you save up and get a phase? That's guaranteed to lower your temps to 0*C - or sub-zero!
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Unless you are prepared to fork up a lot for a higher end WC setup, the most efficent air cooling will give you equal, or better, temperatures.
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Originally Posted by Zipnogg View Post
There are some good kits out there, but I know that people usually like to build the setup themselves.
never, never, never buy WC kits it is always better to buy the custom parts because you get better performance also you get what you pay for.

i would say read through this section of the forum there is loads of stuff on WC a quad
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