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Make sure to get the Apogee copper top or risk corrosion....
Its the pre GT model....I think its the same thing....
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Its the pre GT model....I think its the same thing....
Ahhh... how much did you pay for it? I just sold a FuZion with pro-mount + nozzles for $50 shipped...
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Ahhh... how much did you pay for it? I just sold a FuZion with pro-mount + nozzles for $50 shipped...
$30 shipped..
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post #14 of 50
The older Apogee is pretty much the same thing as the GT, except the Apogee did not have AM2+ compatibility (you could always buy the bracket from Swiftech though). Good block, and I think only the Fuzion v2 beats it with a big enough margin compared to other blocks.
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The older Apogee is pretty much the same thing as the GT, except the Apogee did not have AM2+ compatibility (you could always buy the bracket from Swiftech though). Good block, and I think only the Fuzion v2 beats it with a big enough margin compared to other blocks.
As long as it beats my BT with a 78cfm Thunderblade on it....currently I am sitting at 44C folding.....
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post #16 of 50
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Originally Posted by Melcar View Post
The older Apogee is pretty much the same thing as the GT, except the Apogee did not have AM2+ compatibility (you could always buy the bracket from Swiftech though). Good block, and I think only the Fuzion v2 beats it with a big enough margin compared to other blocks.
The GT model uses finer pins to improve performance:
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I don't mean to thread jack, but I would go watercooling, but it seems like WC would be very time consuming and high maintenaince...

Don't you guys constantly have to refill the loop, due to lost water?
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I don't mean to thread jack, but I would go watercooling, but it seems like WC would be very time consuming and high maintenaince...

Don't you guys constantly have to refill the loop, due to lost water?
Lost water.... once every 4-8 months.
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Lost water.... once every 4-8 months.
So pretty much, you fill it once, that's it, you can leave it on 24/7 for a couple months, no worries?
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So pretty much, you fill it once, that's it, you can leave it on 24/7 for a couple months, no worries?
It's good for probably half a year or more, but that's the limit that I would push mine to before I drained it and cleaned it out.
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