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Ok just bought a X1800XL and well im gonna need a different cooling solution. Ill break it down into two catagories lol. Water and air. Though im really leaning towards air right now, I'll still consider water. So what do you all have in the means of suggestions. i was looking at this cooler but i can't find it anywhere yet...
http://www.arctic-cooling.com/vga2.php?idx=90
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post #2 of 23
The one you showed is not available to the public yet, it should be in teh begining of March.

You can pre-order that one from this site here (they do price matching): http://www.us.ncix.com/products/inde...ctic%20Cooling

The one I am getting for my x1800xl is this one here:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118125

I have read reviews on both of those coolers and they will provide about the same temps. So choose the one you like best.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118125 I like the leds and its a good price. WIll cool right around the same if not better than the artic coolers.
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I want the V1-Ultra... but i dont think it fits i want to wait for the Acelero but maybe ill just go with the fata1ity VF-700cu
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Think i found what i want

http://www.crazypc.com/Merchant2/mer...uct_Code=9363B
http://www.crazypc.com/Merchant2/mer...duct_Code=5114

The waterblock was built on the apogee base
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so what do you guys think of that new waterblock^^^^^. I think thats the cooling ill use
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post #7 of 23
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so what do you guys think of that new waterblock^^^^^. I think thats the cooling ill use
I hear the maze4 cools a little better, but that block looks like it would allow for much better flow (Maze4 looks like it is more flow restricting compared to that block). And it matches the Apogee!! Which is cool. I say go for that block! Looks like a pretty promising block IMO.
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Just setup the Zalman VF700-cu and it dropped my x1800xl temps by a good 10c
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post #9 of 23
get the zalman one works better then maze and you get free heatsinks
i had both im using the zalman one its from aluminium but cools good!!!
its 3/8 but i got an adapter still works great


thats the link to zalman
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118121
post #10 of 23
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Originally Posted by |talian $tallion
Just setup the Zalman VF700-cu and it dropped my x1800xl temps by a good 10c
Did the temps of your voltage regultor drop as well?
 
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