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i awant to water cool but i dont know what to buy i want to spend under like $240.00 ish. can some one put a system together form me, or recomenD d a kit?????? i have the big typhoon now but want to cool more. thanks.
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tada! http://www.xoxide.com/thermaltake-bigwater-745.html
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maybe you should read this first and then see what you can get for that price and judging by my research i think you can get quite a bit, more like a mid to high range wc system.

http://www.overclock.net/faqs/70838-...how-can-i.html
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you think that i would see a big diffrence over the big tyhpoon with that???
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Originally Posted by DREWK281
you think that i would see a big diffrence over the big tyhpoon with that???

What are your temps? I have a 745 , it idles @ 24c, load is 34c ambient is 23c. I had a tt venus 12 , it idled @ 33c load was 45c .
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What are your temps? I have a 745 , it idles @ 24c, load is 34c ambient is 23c. I had a tt venus 12 , it idled @ 33c load was 45c .
IDLE 35-37 LOAD I HAVE SEE AS HIGH AS 51-52 RUNNNG PRIME 95 FOR 4 HOURS. AND THATS AT 2.7GHZ
I WOULD LIKE TO GET TO 2.8-2.9GHZ AND BE IN THE 30'S MAYBE EARLY 40'S UNDER A LOAD.
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IDLE 35-37 LOAD I HAVE SEE AS HIGH AS 51-52 RUNNNG PRIME 95 FOR 4 HOURS. AND THATS AT 2.7GHZ
I WOULD LIKE TO GET TO 2.8-2.9GHZ AND BE IN THE 30'S MAYBE EARLY 40'S UNDER A LOAD.
Here. That should do it. Add this to cool your GPU.
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post #8 of 18
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Here. That should do it. Add this to cool your GPU.
what do you think of this? i ordered the thermaltake big water 745 kit and i bought 2 panaflo ultra flow 120mm fans for the radiators, and the 5.25 bay res the one that was in the other thermaltake kit. will that be better than the big typhoon i have?
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post #9 of 18
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Originally Posted by DREWK281
what do you think of this? i ordered the thermaltake big water 745 kit and i bought 2 panaflo ultra flow 120mm fans for the radiators, and the 5.25 bay res the one that was in the other thermaltake kit. will that be better than the big typhoon i have?
Oh yeah. the ultraflow fans might be overkill though--noise, but not much cooler. I went with Nexus fans, and they are very quiet.

I have the Bigwater SE and, though the directions don't seem to show it, the pump fits in the bay unit next to the reservoir, and makes for a very clean install. Your pump is different, and might be too big to do that, but you might check.

Congrats and have fun.
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post #10 of 18
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Oh yeah. the ultraflow fans might be overkill though--noise, but not much cooler. I went with Nexus fans, and they are very quiet.

I have the Bigwater SE and, though the directions don't seem to show it, the pump fits in the bay unit next to the reservoir, and makes for a very clean install. Your pump is different, and might be too big to do that, but you might check.

Congrats and have fun.
How much are you over clocking, and what are your temps, if you dont mind? also those panaflo fans i bought flow at 115cfm as opposed to the thermaltake at 54cfm.
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