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I have a P4 550 socket 775 3.4ghz

it gets pritty hot where i live, and my idle temp is 50c and load is 71c, this is with arctic silver 5 and a thermal take blue orb 2. i want to get this water cooling kit, anyone know if its good? what temps would i get from it?

kit:
http://www.xspc.biz/kits.php

reveiws:
http://www.modthebox.com/review435_1.shtml
http://www.overclockers.com/articles1282/
http://www.moddin.net/review.asp?ReviewID=195
post #2 of 15
Looks okay--hard to know without knowing what waterblock that really is under that plate...
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seems right.... but i think one radiator won't be enough... maybe another one... because 50c idle and 71c load is very hot for you cpu... let us know when you install it...

I've noticed that the fan makes 30db and max airflow is 60CFM, you should by the Thermaltake Thunderblade... 70CFM and 20db with blue leds
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You live in Australia. That means you are obligated to support your local watercooling manufacture Silverprop.
    
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would it keep my cpu under 56c at load? cuase my load temp goal is 56c
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depends on ambient temp...
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how do i get ambient temp, that the temp in my case?

cuase in asus pc probe it says my motherbaord temp is 47c at load
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and i dont overclock
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Originally Posted by Zyther
how do i get ambient temp, that the temp in my case?

cuase in asus pc probe it says my motherbaord temp is 47c at load
Uh, ambient temp is the room temp which your computer is in. The PC probe readout your saying is your northbridge temp, not ambient temp.

I would think that would get you to your goal, though it doesn't look like a very good water kit to be honest.
    
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I have a P4 550 socket 775 3.4ghz

it gets pritty hot where i live, and my idle temp is 50c and load is 71c, this is with arctic silver 5 and a thermal take blue orb 2. i want to get this water cooling kit, anyone know if its good? what temps would i get from it?

kit:
http://www.xspc.biz/kits.php

reveiws:
http://www.modthebox.com/review435_1.shtml
http://www.overclockers.com/articles1282/
http://www.moddin.net/review.asp?ReviewID=195
I checked the overclockers.com ranking page, and it shows surprisingly good performance for an entry level kit--about 1/3 from the top. If you go to their ranking page, it shows you how to calculate your own temps:

http://www.overclockers.com/articles373/waterkit.asp

Hope this helps, and stay cool.
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