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I have a bigwater 745 and it runs great for me, not as good of temps as custom systems I've seen but I'm getting faaar better temps than I had with my zalman 6500cu and a 92mm tornado fan. With my hot prescott at stock speed and the zalman hsf I was getting 50 idle/64 load. With the same chip overclocked to 3.8 with the BW 745 I'm getting 46 idle/55 load.

As for the install, it was fairly easy and straightforward but I wouldn't do it step by step like the manual. First I would place everything where you want it to be and make sure there is clearance. Then measure the hose from the pump to the CPU. Then the rest in any order. I have the pump inside the case and rads outside. Also keep in mind with this setup you will likely need more coolant than it comes with. I had to add about 100ccs of distilled water to fill it up.
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