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Here is the direct link:
http://www.xoxide.com/zalman-reserator-1-v2.html

I am new to watercooling and would like to get this route on my new build, basically the main factor is noise, so this fanless water cooling systems seems the way to go only question I had is this just some sort of gimmick or is an effective method of water cooling with no fans?

I basically would like to hit 4.0Ghz+ with my Q6600, if someone could point me the right way, I would appreciate it since watercooling is all new to me...
     
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I haven't seen this question asked, but I am guessing you will get a resounding no. Lets see.
    
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I haven't seen this question asked, but I am guessing you will get a resounding no. Lets see.
You are in fact, correct! That watercooling system could barely cool a Pentium 1 A custom watercooling from Petras Tech Shop or Danger Den is in order for some proper watercooling
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Are they members on here?

I tried going to the sponsor site for this forum but couldt find just a kit, just various parts.
     
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http://www.petrastechshop.com/pecoel.html

Basically the same price and will cool mucho better.
    
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Originally Posted by Tufelhunden View Post
http://www.petrastechshop.com/pecoel.html

Basically the same price and will cool mucho better.
That is a great kit IMO, Much better than the zalman
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http://www.petrastechshop.com/pecoel.html

Basically the same price and will cool mucho better.
Thanks guys for pointing me the right way, will this system be something that could get me to 4.0Ghz with a Q6600?

I wouldnt mind spending a lil more for realiable/stable results, seeing as my system build is already at 900, and I can spend a good 1200-1300 without counting the monitor/case/keyboard/mouse.
     
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Thanks guys for pointing me the right way, will this system be something that could get me to 4.0Ghz with a Q6600?

I wouldnt mind spending a lil more for realiable/stable results, seeing as my system build is already at 900, and I can spend a good 1200-1300 without counting the monitor/case/keyboard/mouse.
Remember I am a complete noob when it comes to water cooling. I think that getting to 4.0 GHz has more to do with your chip than the actual cooling. If you can hit it on air, but it gets to hot, then I think water cooling could get you there with better temperatures and make it stable.

I am heading to water cooling as my temperatures are out of control even though the voltage is low, for this chip anyway.
    
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Originally Posted by Tufelhunden View Post
Remember I am a complete noob when it comes to water cooling. I think that getting to 4.0 GHz has more to do with your chip than the actual cooling. If you can hit it on air, but it gets to hot, then I think water cooling could get you there with better temperatures and make it stable.

I am heading to water cooling as my temperatures are out of control even though the voltage is low, for this chip anyway.
Winrar. You could phase cool and still not hit 4.0GHz due to the limitations of your processor.

EDIT:

Here is a review of the Reserator. I've pulled the best quote I could find from it.
Quote:
The Reserator is aimed at a different kind of computing enthusiast than the overclocker and I've seen one too many reviews berate it for not letting the reviewer run his CPU at silly speeds.
http://www.hexus.net/content/item.php?item=781&page=1
Edited by AKAeric - 5/20/08 at 8:13pm
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