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post #1 of 21
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Hi,
I really dont have much money right now but my TRUE doesnt really do a very good job of cooling my QX6700 right now...so i was looking at this. how would that do compaired to my TRUE? Thanks for the help
post #2 of 21
check this site out i think the rad is cheaper there:

http://www.petrastechshop.com/radiators.html

i just bought a loop from there
   
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not bad if you can, get a Swiftech Apogee GT
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Looks good. Try to get a hold of an Apogee GT since those blocks are still among the best. Some medium speed fans for the radiator and you're set. I don't know what kind of results you're getting with that TRUE, but with the loop expect load temps. of about 15-25*C above ambient, but it will probably perform a bit better since all you're cooling is the CPU.
Edited by Melcar - 5/18/08 at 4:38pm
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Alright I guess I'll get the Apogee GT. Its only like 5 dollars more at Jab-tek anyway so not to bad. those temps would be nice...currently on load I'm getting 70c (thats with 1.38v vcore) but pretty high. Thanks for the help
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Alright I guess I'll get the Apogee GT. Its only like 5 dollars more at Jab-tek anyway so not to bad. those temps would be nice...currently on load I'm getting 70c (thats with 1.38v vcore) but pretty high. Thanks for the help
I'm dying with the QX6700 as well. With 1.38 volts bios and 3.2 GHz I am running 72C full load with OCCT. This chip does scream for water cooling.
    
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Just save yourself lots of sleepless nights/constant torment, take the BLUE pill and get the ThermalTake BigWater....

Comes with CPU Block / pump / res / radiator / 1/4" tubing / coolant fluid ....

PURE GENIUS in a box...

Only upgrade I would recommend, splurge for a KOOLANCE radiator to help balance temps.

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Just save yourself lots of sleepless nights/constant torment, take the BLUE pill and get the ThermalTake BigWater....

Comes with CPU Block / pump / res / radiator / 1/4" tubing / coolant fluid ....

PURE GENIUS in a box...

Only upgrade I would recommend, splurge for a KOOLANCE radiator to help balance temps.

"Nothing like the smell of GALVANIC corrosion in the morning"
No, wrong, wrong, no, very wrong, very very wrong.
http://forums.extremeoverclocking.co...d.php?t=282232
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THERMALTAKE Water Cooling kits: Everything in these kits are average or below average in performance. Pump is horrendous
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I recommend using petras tech shop, better prices etc etc. I would also recommend feser 1 if you need the green color. I can tell you from experience that hydrx leaves crap in the loop.

And mortimer, he was being sarcastic lol. He's a koolance/TT hater like me.

CPU block

Radiator

Reservoir

Pump
I own the DB-1 and it's a great pump

Feser green

PT Nuke

Tubing

And distilled water which you can get at wal mart for less than a dollar a gallon.
Edited by TnB= Gir - 5/18/08 at 6:46pm
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I recommend using petras tech shop, better prices etc etc. I would also recommend feser 1 if you need the green color. I can tell you from experience that hydrx leaves crap in the loop.

And mortimer, he was being sarcastic lol. He's a koolance/TT hater like me.
lol...I realized that one I read the post more throughly. The OP might now know that though. Dont want to be giving any bad advice....lol
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