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getting a core 2 duo E8400 that does 4.1 at 1.1v and slave driving it and also slave driving my Q9550 past 4.4ghz.


OBV. need a dice pot so....where can i get one? i know kingpin has really good ones but they are REALLY EXPENSIVE

so whats the cheapest but still nice quality pot i can get?


AND where can i get dry ice around here?
 
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Ooh, another Flagstaff bencher! Bashas sells dry ice for $1.19 a pound. According to their website Praxair on Butler also sells it but I haven't checked as to the price since Bashas is closer to my house.

I'm considering ordering this pot:
http://www.koolance.com/water-coolin...product_id=832
For $89 I don't think you can really go wrong. From reading a few reviews it seems the mounting system isn't the best and it doesn't do too well under LN2, but for a beginner dice bencher it seems to offer some good bang for the buck.
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Ooh, another Flagstaff bencher! Bashas sells dry ice for $1.19 a pound. According to their website Praxair on Butler also sells it but I haven't checked as to the price since Bashas is closer to my house.

I'm considering ordering this pot:
http://www.koolance.com/water-coolin...product_id=832
For $89 I don't think you can really go wrong. From reading a few reviews it seems the mounting system isn't the best and it doesn't do too well under LN2, but for a beginner dice bencher it seems to offer some good bang for the buck.
Nice pot it seems, thanks and i'll have to go on over to bashas then for some dry ice. thanks for that tip; didnt think they would..
 
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Check out the market place. Basically have to watch it like a hawk. OP have you considered a slush box?
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Check out the market place. Basically have to watch it like a hawk. OP have you considered a slush box?
I would be doing slushbox if i already had a rad or a h50.
 
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An actual pot works better, but a slushbox is surprisingly effective. I was getting -40c on mine:


If you check the classifieds here you might be able to do a slushbox for pretty cheap. I see $20-$30 pumps and rads all the time.
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An actual pot works better, but a slushbox is surprisingly effective. I was getting -40c on mine:


If you check the classifieds here you might be able to do a slushbox for pretty cheap. I see $20-$30 pumps and rads all the time.
How did you get -40'C out of a slush box?
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How did you get -40'C out of a slush box?
Dry ice + 91% alcohol.
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How did you keep the pump working?
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How did you keep the pump working?
The cold didn't seem to bother it any, held up just fine during a 4 hour session, had a nice layer of frost on it though:
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