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as above. keen to know as i will be getting one soon . cant find any reviews..
     
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as above. keen to know as i will be getting one soon . cant find any reviews..
The only thing I know at this point about that block is that it's extremely restrictive. I have no doubt that if your pump is up to the task, you'll get fantastic temperatures though. The block looks amazing, and has great build quality. My only concern is it's restrictiveness.
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The only thing I know at this point about that block is that it's extremely restrictive. I have no doubt that if your pump is up to the task, you'll get fantastic temperatures though. The block looks amazing, and has great build quality. My only concern is it's restrictiveness.
hmm. so far i have not planned out the loop yet. getting the block first.
thanks for the heads up
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hmm. so far i have not planned out the loop yet. getting the block first.
thanks for the heads up
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If you haven't purchased any components yet except for the block, then I would suggest getting a mcp355 pump + xspc top. That'll easily negate any restrictions your cpu block will have.
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The NexXxos XP is still a good block and good enough for I7 CPU´s - the newer Yellowstone from Alphacool is based on the bottomplate from the XP. It´s not a "High End" Product, but ok for the price ! You can find a CPU Waterblock comparison in my Signature.
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If you haven't purchased any components yet except for the block, then I would suggest getting a mcp355 pump + xspc top. That'll easily negate any restrictions your cpu block will have.
thanks for the advice. dont think i can get a mcp355 here, so far i see only the mcp655. maybe i should post a wtb thread back at my local forum.

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The NexXxos XP is still a good block and good enough for I7 CPU´s - the newer Yellowstone from Alphacool is based on the bottomplate from the XP. It´s not a "High End" Product, but ok for the price ! You can find a CPU Waterblock comparison in my Signature.
thanks for the heads up bro . looks like i didnt made a bad choice choosing it over the rasa. i am getting the block at slightly more then half price of the rasa over here
     
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thanks for the advice. dont think i can get a mcp355 here, so far i see only the mcp655. maybe i should post a wtb thread back at my local forum.


thanks for the heads up bro . looks like i didnt made a bad choice choosing it over the rasa. i am getting the block at slightly more then half price of the rasa over here
You can always grab from sabe. Last time I checked he has it in his store
Edited by Snips - 1/25/11 at 3:41am
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You can always grab from sabe. Last time I checked he has it in his store
should have mention that i have really balls for eyes. i didnt see it the first time, but its really for a budget build and the pump price is seriously..
     
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If you haven't purchased any components yet except for the block, then I would suggest getting a mcp355 pump + xspc top. That'll easily negate any restrictions your cpu block will have.
im using xspc top wif 355...

got 48c stress load when running 4.1ghz @ 1.5

i wanna see if i can get 4.5..
 
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