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what do you guy think is more important to water cool the cpu or your vidio cards.

i was just wondering
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post #2 of 8
If you leave the GPUs stock and they have decent cooling they should be fine. If you overclock the GPU and you have multiple ones I'd want to water cool that first.
    
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post #3 of 8
both but it comes down to personal prefs the gpus will let you have a much more quiet system sence their fans are always really loud.
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post #4 of 8
suppose it depends on what your going for, if you want high overclock then cpu, if not be nice to have near enough silent pc and watercool the gpu's
post #5 of 8
If the GTX 480 as indicated in your sig, then both.
Edited by adamlau - 12/31/10 at 9:11pm
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post #6 of 8
I'd rather cool the GPUs because it has a more noticeable effect, at overclocked settings you'll drop from around 100c load to high 40s load. You could cool the GPUs for $400, but why not add in $100 and get your CPU as well?
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post #7 of 8
im gonna have to say the GPU. with your cpu you dont really need any crazy cpu overclocks. Remember it is cheaper to build a cpu loop than a gpu loop.
post #8 of 8
definitely gpus. I would never run a sli setup without watercooling them
 
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