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post #21 of 30
Blind Freddy can see w/c is not dying... nor will it.

If someone can invent a full loop system that doesnt require the maintenance currently needed... Im there.

Note, the RASA kits here (CPU only) are $20 cheaper than the H70... thats insane.
Edited by Sethy666 - 1/19/11 at 9:05pm
post #22 of 30
water cooling isn't only for cpus. I would much rather my 580s run at 34c full load (yes, 34c full load) than 70c+. It's MUCH quieter and the case and room don't get hot.
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post #23 of 30
Try to tell the peeps getting Sandy chips to 5Ghz that they dont need water cooloing. The few that got that high oc on air cooling are really hot, around 80c. Go check the 5Ghz club and you tell me if water cooling is dead.
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post #24 of 30
Mine whispers... so I guess you could say it's almost dead.

post #25 of 30
yeah mine is quieter with the water cooling as a post to air cooling
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Originally Posted by The Master Chief View Post
Its more of a hobby for watercoolers.
I agree...it was something I never did so wanted to give it a shot. I didn't do it
just to OC.
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post #27 of 30
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Originally Posted by Sethy666 View Post
Blind Freddy can see w/c is not dying... nor will it.

If someone can invent a full loop system that doesnt require the maintenance currently needed... Im there.

Note, the RASA kits here (CPU only) are $20 cheaper than the H70... thats insane.
What maintenance you get it all setup leak tested distilled water and silver/kill coil and once its all setup all you gota do really is watch the water level which it should not drop if you did a good job setting it up.
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post #28 of 30
Quote:
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What maintenance you get it all setup leak tested distilled water and silver/kill coil and once its all setup all you gota do really is watch the water level which it should not drop if you did a good job setting it up.

oh okay. Things must have improved since last I looked at W/c. It used to be cleaning water blocks routinely, clean and restock water, biocide... yada, yada. I must admit, Im a lazy sod.

But idf its improved markedly, Ill look into again.
post #29 of 30
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Originally Posted by Sethy666 View Post
oh okay. Things must have improved since last I looked at W/c. It used to be cleaning water blocks routinely, clean and restock water, biocide... yada, yada. I must admit, Im a lazy sod.

But idf its improved markedly, Ill look into again.
Pull it apart when you feel like it and check-otherwise it is just checking water levels...so long as you're just using distilled/biocide...If you're using dyes or additives that is a different can of worms.
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post #30 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by Skripka View Post
Pull it apart when you feel like it and check-otherwise it is just checking water levels...so long as you're just using distilled/biocide...If you're using dyes or additives that is a different can of worms.
Ahhh... thats where I was getting confused... thanks.

Addit: Not to hijack the thread but what do people think of the XSPC Rasa 750 RS240 kit?

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...ducts_id=16536
Edited by Sethy666 - 1/20/11 at 3:30pm
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