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Poll Results: HAF-X vs 800D (CPU-WC , GPU's-stock cooling)

Poll expired: Jan 13, 2011  
  • 36% (42)
    HAF-X
  • 63% (72)
    800D
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post #61 of 82
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Originally Posted by ranerX3 View Post
ok I also looked at the case I dont think its possible and even so it woudnt perform as good as a HAF X :\\


if I go with water cooling for both my GPU's and get a 800D instead of HAF-X it will take my rig cost around 400$ higher :\\

and that with only 1 triple rad at the top (360GTX)... will it even be able to hundle all the hit ? and I am planing to OC my CPU quit allot planing on at list 4.8 24\\7
and if I get water cooling for my GPUs I will want to OC them with voltages so more hit for the 360GTX :\\

I guess that if I get them I will need to get a 120 or 140 rad at the back of the case it will come after the CPU to cool down the water a bit and then send it to the GPUs... (so a GTX120 at the back anther 50$ a total of 460$ extra money for the rig :\\ but my rig will platform much better )
what do you think ? (that double the cost of my water cooling :\\)

edit:
without the extra cost of the 800D its around a 290$ add to my rig...

what if I get a 800D now and get water cooling for the GPUs later ???
You've been given plenty of useful information at this point and adding more opinions really isn't going to do much when you're clearly hell bent on getting the 800D. You've got to decide at this point what you want to do with the cash that's burning a hole in your pocket.
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post #62 of 82
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Originally Posted by Lampen View Post
Also just another thought buy have you already bought your PSU? 1200W is over and beyond overkill for your setup. You could easily get away with less. 950w would give you plenty of overhead for future upgrades.

http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforc...-sli-review/14
no I dont have it yet (I dont have any of the parts yet)...

but where I buy the PSU they dont have a 950 modular only a 950TX which I dont want or a 1000HX. (and 850's I dont want it kinda tight with my rig overclocked... SS 850-X , 850AX and other 850's....)
their is also a enermax 1250 about 20$ less then the 1200AX but the 1200AX is fully modular and the HX and enermax are semi modular.
the HX1000 is about 85$ less then the 1200AX...


edit:
what if I buy a less expensive pump like the MCP355 instead of the MCP35X will the pump be able to hundle the CPU and 2 GPU's + anther 120 rad ?...
Edited by ranerX3 - 1/3/11 at 9:41am
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post #63 of 82
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no I dont have it yet (I dont have any of the parts yet)...

but where I buy the PSU they dont have a 950 modular only a 950TX which I dont want or a 1000HX. (and 850's I dont want it kinda tight with my rig overclocked... SS 850-X , 850AX and other 850's....)
their is also a enermax 1250 about 20$ less then the 1200AX but the 1200AX is fully modular and the HX and enermax are semi modular.
the HX1000 is about 85$ less then the 1200AX...
Silverstone has some good options:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-057-_-Product

164.99 after MIR. So you'll save a hundred bucks there.

I'd skip the HX1000. I've got it and its not a bad PSU by any means but it has two 500w units so you have to balance the load between the two of them. Its easier to just have a single unit.
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post #64 of 82
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ok I will think of it...
I am ordering today in a few hours :\\

if I put the water cooling on my cards will it kill the warranty ?

and also I know I need a special screwdriver to take the stock cooler off...


also does jab tech have a GTX580 block I plan on ordering from their (I think its the cheapest store but not sure...)...
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post #65 of 82
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Originally Posted by ranerX3 View Post
ok I will think of it...
I am ordering today in a few hours :\\

if I put the water cooling on my cards will it kill the warranty ?

and also I know I need a special screwdriver to take the stock cooler off...


also does jab tech have a GTX580 block I plan on ordering from their (I think its the cheapest store but not sure...)...
Yes in most cases putting an aftermarket cooler on your video card voids the warranty. There are exceptions to this with certain companies I believe. Possibly PALIT or PNY honor warranties even with this, but you'd have to double check on that with someone who's more familiar with video card warranties.

If you want a water cooled card with a warranty you'd have to go with EVGA GeForce GTX 580 FTW Hydro Copper 2. But they're about 700 bucks each so yeah whether its worth that is up to you.

On the Jactech and special screwdriver I'm not sure about that either. I'd visit the Nvidia board and ask them. They'll know really quickly about that sort of stuff.
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post #66 of 82
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and if I put the stock cooler back on the card can they see I changed it ???
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post #67 of 82
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Originally Posted by Lampen View Post
Also just another thought buy have you already bought your PSU? 1200W is over and beyond overkill for your setup. You could easily get away with less. 950w would give you plenty of overhead for future upgrades.

http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforc...-sli-review/14
Impressive. Gone are the days of needing a 1,000+ watt PSU for dual SLI.
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post #68 of 82
Zotac will honor a warranty on cards that have been aftermarket cooled, as long as the mods are reversed prior to RMA. I got an EK 570/580 block from PPCs yesterday for $96, not sure what JabTech is at.
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post #69 of 82
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and if I put the stock cooler back on the card can they see I changed it ???
Its not too hard to tell that someone's performed a cooler swap if you go through the trouble to remove the cooler. It'll all come down to the company and rep you're working with to see if they'll care enough to look deeply into what's causing the problem.
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Its not too hard to tell that someone's performed a cooler swap if you go through the trouble to remove the cooler. It'll all come down to the company and rep you're working with to see if they'll care enough to look deeply into what's causing the problem.
My 4870X2 warranty expires in February, so I went for an Accelero cooler which I just installed 2 weeks ago. IMO if a card doesn't die within its warranty it'll more than likely last you until you buy your next build. Us on OCN (generalizing here) like to go for new builds every 1-3 years anyways so I say go for it when it comes to aftermarket mods. I'm just not into water cooling at ALL, IMO the cost to performance gain isn't worth it. I acknowledge that it may just be a hobby to many, it's just not my thing; I don't want to deal with maintaining the additives and whatnot. To me: buying 2 570s air cooled > buying a single 570 and watercooling it.
Edited by Stealth Pyros - 1/3/11 at 10:41am
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