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Originally Posted by Ceadderman;15581998 
I had H50 and I got 4Ghz on it. Although it wasn't stable for a number of reasons. I'm currently building my loop. But no matter what if I go Intel or stick with AMD, I'll be able to use my cooler of choice even if I upgrade in the future. I can buy another block or another bracket when they have a new socket configuration.wink.gif

If I could figure out how to Liquid Nitrogen safely 24/7, I'd probably have gone that direction instead. But if I can dump half my fans in the process of WC'ing I'll be a happier camper with lower dBs'.tongue.gif

~Ceadder:drink:

Yeah the noise factor is tempting! biggrin.gif

I can get into windows at 4 ghz but not much else. As soon as prime blinks it crashes. At 3.9 I get about 1-2 hrs of prime before crash. at 3.83 I get 4 hrs of prime, haven't really stressed it longer. To
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Edited by Hogwasher - 11/5/11 at 10:55am
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post #14882 of 106076
Hogwasher I have the same problems on a 940. Though on water I can run prime on 4.007 for about an hour and that's it. It doesn't even get remotely warm, so it's not a heat issue. The core just won't stay stable. Damn thing.


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Oh Sweet computershop.

just wanted to check the shop where i always buy for a 6990 price.
see they have a LCS 6990 in stock, cant wait to get my paycheck
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I'd love a 6990.
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I apologize if this isn't the proper place for this, but a quick question:

Let's assume a simple watercooling loop with res, 240 rad, CPU block and pump. The loop is running on a distilled water + ethylene glycol mixture. If this system is left completely unused and unchecked for, let's say 6 months, are there any specific maintenance measures to be made before firing it back up?

Any input would be appreciated, thank you.
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post #14886 of 106076
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Originally Posted by nostalgia View Post
I apologize if this isn't the proper place for this, but a quick question:

Let's assume a simple watercooling loop with res, 240 rad, CPU block and pump. The loop is running on a distilled water + ethylene glycol mixture. If this system is left completely unused and unchecked for, let's say 6 months, are there any specific maintenance measures to be made before firing it back up?

Any input would be appreciated, thank you.
If by unused you mean no water movement at all for 6 months, I would just drain it and refill it when it's time to fire it back up. Other than that, I've seen tests running the same distilled water with a killcoil for 24+ months. But I'm not really sure what would happen if you just let it sit stagnant for 6 months
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post #14887 of 106076
Decided to add a 3rd 4890 to the mix so thought I may as well redo the loop in readiness for when i get a block for the 3rd card

The 480 is now running 4 Xiggies in push and the 360 is running with 5 simple cm fans, needed the space instead of a 6th fan




As you see here what I meant about the space




Eastly stages of working out mounting for custom PSU location and setting up the fill point for the res





Snug fitting with the MB in place





All 3 cards and tube installed





All finished and filled, now just letting the system bleed for a few days




Just need to put all the extra Raven parts back on the exterior and its all good to go.

Thinking about making some covers up to hide the rads, pump and fans but that can wait
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Heres some more "complete" pics of my little black box. It awaiting custom side panels, sleeving for the cables, fan grille, and a few other things. I'm debating taking it apart and removing the 5.25" bracket and the front fan bracket to gain a little more space. The cables and SSD's are just stuck in right now, no sense in prettying it up before I get it sleeved.




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Hi all! I'd like to join this awesome club.

post #14890 of 106076
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Originally Posted by Ceadderman View Post
<QUOTESNIP>.... But if I can dump half my fans in the process of WC'ing I'll be a happier camper with lower dBs'.

~Ceadder
This is the main philosophy behind my build... thou shalt be a quiet computer. A quality air cooler on the CPU can run quiet but those stock video card fans are obnoxiously loud when you push the system.

Everyone has their preference... the usual reasons to water cool are: a) to do crazy speed overclocks, b) to obtain super low temperatures because they run 10 radiators, c) for the "Cool" factor, d) to make a system run quiet or e) all of the above.

I'm all for c) and d) thank you
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