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post #41 of 62
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well getting the ddc with the top would be like 30 bux more than teh vario so i might as well wait for the vario to come in stock.

Would it be worthwhile to add the nb to the loop and get some sinks for the mosfets?
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post #42 of 62
Thats why I don't suggest the 18W DDC anymore, $20-30 bux extra for the top and the performance is about like the D-5...

Is the NB on your mobo really so hot that it needs to be WC'ed? If not I'd use something like this...Swifty Chip HSF

A NB block is just extra junk in your loop if a HSF can cool it well enough...

This is a nice low profile SB HSF...Enzotech SLF-1 Low Profile

I put ram-sinks on my v-reg's and have a fan blowing down on them...I like these..Enzotech Ram Sinks.They are pressure sensitive rather then heat set, they stay on rel well...

This is one on my SB in this pic, the NB is that Swifty NB HSF I linked...

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post #43 of 62
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Nice pic my nb gets to about 53C according to Speedfan. This is under full load. Those little ram sinks look good.
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Thanks....They work pretty well to, I have a fan blowing over them...They have some smaller ones also...Maybe you could use some of each..Enzotech MOS-C1 Forged Copper Mosfet Heatsinks. I had to kind of use one of the ram-sinks on 2 of the v-reg's, they didn't have those small ones when I did mine, or at least I didn't know they did....I ended up sawing some of those bigger ones into 2 pieces...
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post #45 of 62
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wow today is a hot day. With humidity, it feels like 30C. My idle temps are 46 o.O this is at 1.275v bios... I really wanna water cool soon. Stupid pump not in stock =/
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Yeah Summer is rough on HSF's...They'll get one in soon hopefully..Its a shame you don't have more places up there to order form, looks like there would be, I bet they would get a lot of business...mega_option101 is in Canada and has some WC'ing gear for sale in the for sale section, i don't know if he has a pump or not, you could check...
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Thanks for the tip, although I don't think he has a pump for sale but im gonna pm him. It does suck there isn't more stores here. There's only like 2 that sell watercooling gear.
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post #48 of 62
I know it. Maybe he has a good pump, might save you a couple of $$$ to.
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sadly he doesnt have any for sale =/
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post #50 of 62
Maybe they will be back in stock soon then...Don't feel rushed, you'll probably be playing with this stuff for years anyway, most of us do, theres plenty of time...
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