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I have a water cooled system with 1 loop just going to my CPU and I don't really want to break it off into other stuff, but do you guys think I should?
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I don't think you need it, your FSB isn't that high... it can't be that hot...

However, if you want to, go for it!

It's not that bad to add something on!
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well actually i kinda just wanted to keep it stock hehe
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well actually i kinda just wanted to keep it stock hehe
What's your FSB speed and voltage? I really see no need for the WC...
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yeah i am not gonna WC it just gonna keep the loop on the CPU. for some reason i cannot overclock my CPU over 3.0ghz which is weird. with the 780i i got to 3.6 but 3.4 stable. Now I have memory running at 2000mhz but my CPU is not overclocking over 3.0 system just doesnt boot. does anyone know of a good evga 790i ultra sli overclocking guide?
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