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Water is better at moving heat so it can't collect on the GPU die meaning less temp, pretty simple really.

Also it's already been proven that room temp is unaffected by cooling method other than if you have a pretty serious overclock, plenty rads for cooling the room could possibly get hotter as it's more efficient than air cooling.
Ithanul is saying his room is cooler with water, which makes no sense to me...
post #14162 of 16052
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Ithanul is saying his her room is cooler with water, which makes no sense to me...

I'm not saying my room is cooler. I am only saying my GPUs stay cooler considering my temps inside the house are higher.

This is the major reason I use water cooling. Otherwise, the temps for my computer hardware would be way higher.
     
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I'm not saying my room is cooler. I am only saying my GPUs stay cooler considering my temps inside the house are higher.

This is the major reason I use water cooling. Otherwise, the temps for my computer hardware would be way higher.
Apologizes for the wrong adjective. Probably a 99% I would have been right. tongue.gif

I must have misread then, sorry. I thought you were saying your room temps got too high with air and you had to switch to water.

I agree that the components themselves run cooler with water. I might switch to AIO one day, but unlikely. Even with my 5820K OC'd @ 4.5 Ghz its pretty quiet with my massive 3-fan cooler, even when I was stress testing. I considered water for the graphics, but it seems like extra care/cost is needed to keep the memory chips cool and I'm not sure I care enough as the only time I'm working that component is when gaming...which has sound to mask.

I'm also not willing to risk a leak.

I'm trying to figure out how to get my rig quieter. I know pretty much anyone would consider it silent/near silent, but I can slightly hear it from my seat and I want to hear nothing. My last system was a laptop with one tiny fan that ran 'occasionally' and I could hear my CCFL bulbs in my monitors humming (which was louder from my seat than my PC). Now I have LED 4K panels and can faintly hear my PC. I'm okay hearing the HDD noise, but theres a slight wind noise, even at slow speeds. It could be case related, I know when my side fan turns on I can hear a buffeting sound, probably from the honeycomb. Arg.
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It is alright. I kind of had a idea some misunderstanding was going on.

Probably don't help that grammar never been my strong point.
     
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Apologizes for the wrong adjective. Probably a 99% I would have been right. tongue.gif

I must have misread then, sorry. I thought you were saying your room temps got too high with air and you had to switch to water.

I agree that the components themselves run cooler with water. I might switch to AIO one day, but unlikely. Even with my 5820K OC'd @ 4.5 Ghz its pretty quiet with my massive 3-fan cooler, even when I was stress testing. I considered water for the graphics, but it seems like extra care/cost is needed to keep the memory chips cool and I'm not sure I care enough as the only time I'm working that component is when gaming...which has sound to mask.

I'm also not willing to risk a leak.

I'm trying to figure out how to get my rig quieter. I know pretty much anyone would consider it silent/near silent, but I can slightly hear it from my seat and I want to hear nothing. My last system was a laptop with one tiny fan that ran 'occasionally' and I could hear my CCFL bulbs in my monitors humming (which was louder from my seat than my PC). Now I have LED 4K panels and can faintly hear my PC. I'm okay hearing the HDD noise, but theres a slight wind noise, even at slow speeds. It could be case related, I know when my side fan turns on I can hear a buffeting sound, probably from the honeycomb. Arg.

I'll never go back to air, the extra work and risk is way worth the hassle having everything silent while maxed out. Having seen so many AIOs fail for so many reasons it baffles me why they're still being bought, I decided that a custom loop was the only way forward for me in this hobby and I've never regretted that decision once. I've had 2 leaks in my 3 years watercooling, one was a faulty fitting from new which was found during leak testing stage the other was a reservoir top seal leak due to an aftermarket plug not doing the job correctly, it dripped on to my fans and dried for weeks before I noticed but nothing died.

Last time I was overclocking on air, my motherboard's vrm gave up on me and killed my board and my FX 8350 (RIP brave one!) I wouldn't mind but it was 4.7ghz and not even high voltage, heat is a terrible thing.

P.S. Ithanul is female. wink.gif
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I must be lucky with this one AIO then.

A Corsair H50 on a 1090T. Think it been on that for several years now. It still rocking and no pump noise or leaks. That consider I currently have it ghetto rig in my NZXT Apollo (my first case - stupid self went for looks then function back then). Zip ties can be so useful. tongue.gif
     
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post #14167 of 16052
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I must be lucky with this one AIO then.

A Corsair H50 on a 1090T. Think it been on that for several years now. It still rocking and no pump noise or leaks. That consider I currently have it ghetto rig in my NZXT Apollo (my first case - stupid self went for looks then function back then). Zip ties can be so useful. tongue.gif

You must be lucky indeed, I dunno tbh I keep reading about all these nightmares with them, I don't trust them. When AIO first came out my friend bought one and it refused to work out the box, he got an RMA one that was fine for a few months then stopped working mid gaming session so his rig shut down and I won the race on DIRT 3 lol. Maybe they're better now but I keep seeing faulty mounts on H100's etc and failed pumps etc, just rather stick with a custom loop.

I have enough spare parts now that I can throw into any rig that it doesn't cause me any issues at all.
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You must be lucky indeed, I dunno tbh I keep reading about all these nightmares with them, I don't trust them. When AIO first came out my friend bought one and it refused to work out the box, he got an RMA one that was fine for a few months then stopped working mid gaming session so his rig shut down and I won the race on DIRT 3 lol. Maybe they're better now but I keep seeing faulty mounts on H100's etc and failed pumps etc, just rather stick with a custom loop.

I have enough spare parts now that I can throw into any rig that it doesn't cause me any issues at all.

That with anything. You going to have bad ones.

I just seem to be down right lucky with computer parts. Well, expect for the one OG Titan that died on me, and it was on stock clocks.
     
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That with anything. You going to have bad ones.

I just seem to be down right lucky with computer parts. Well, expect for the one OG Titan that died on me, and it was on stock clocks.

I know but it's too frequent to have so many bad ones. Anyway, I'm glad yours is fine however, unlucky on the OG titan, that just flat out sucks.
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