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If I switch to full water cooling and WC my NB (giving it lower temps) would that help my overclock?
    
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If I switch to full water cooling and WC my NB (giving it lower temps) would that help my overclock?
are you going more than 4.5GHz then yes you need water cooling system, Proper WC not like the H70 LOL
if your not exeding 4.0GHz why bother ?
unless you really really want your system to be very cool
    
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I guess that depends if your NB is limiting your OC, is it running to hot to give more voltage? Plenty of other things could be limiting your OC, water cooling just makes everything cooler.. thus giving you more head room for higher voltages generally.
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NB water cooling is alot of $ for not alot of return, typically high restriction, not much in the way of component selection... if its a concern re-tim the stock hs's and add some fans around it, even better cable management can get the results you want. Whats you NB at now, and where do you think it can go? In my case I found the NB limit and determined it was not really worth my time... your case may be different, depends on the mobo I suppose.
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are you going more than 4.5GHz then yes you need water cooling system, Proper WC not like the H70 LOL
if your not exeding 4.0GHz why bother ?
unless you really really want your system to be very cool
actually H70 is proper WC.. yes your not cooling your NB.. but with a proper MOD you can fix that EASILY for under $20.. with my H70 I can get better temps as low as 18-19C BUT my processor does NOT like temps under 30.. it runs like crap anything lower than 22C.. and thats because of the compound inside the processor has to be at a curtain temperature otherwise its not going run correctly..
    
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NB water cooling is alot of $ for not alot of return, typically high restriction, not much in the way of component selection... if its a concern re-tim the stock hs's and add some fans around it, even better cable management can get the results you want. Whats you NB at now, and where do you think it can go? In my case I found the NB limit and determined it was not really worth my time... your case may be different, depends on the mobo I suppose.
very tru I guess I can freeze it with some CO2 and see where I can get it to.. Ill just take a can of CO2 and spray it.. haha ill see what it can take..
    
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actually H70 is proper WC.. yes your not cooling your NB.. but with a proper MOD you can fix that EASILY for under $20.. with my H70 I can get better temps as low as 18-19C BUT my processor does NOT like temps under 30.. it runs like crap anything lower than 22C.. and thats because of the compound inside the processor has to be at a curtain temperature otherwise its not going run correctly..
ok sounds good how would you improve the H70 more than it is ?
i get temps @ idle @ 37C @ 4.0GHz any suggestions on how can get it lower than that ?
maybe change fans but what type of fans ?
    
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ok sounds good how would you improve the H70 more than it is ?
i get temps @ idle @ 37C @ 4.0GHz any suggestions on how can get it lower than that ?
maybe change fans but what type of fans ?
well if you want to get the absolute BEST out of it get some shrouds on it with some typhoons, and or mod it by changing the tubing and adding a res. it will work like normal WC using you 120mm RAD and the CPU Block/ pump. not just will it look cool it will be COOL your temps will actually run lower maybe even 5-10C lower. mounting your RAD outside the case will also lower your temps..

if you willing to mod your cooler heres a GREAT guide "http://www.electronicspub.com/article/23/Corsair-H70-mod-guide.html"
    
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well if you want to get the absolute BEST out of it get some shrouds on it with some typhoons, and or mod it by changing the tubing and adding a res. it will work like normal WC using you 120mm RAD and the CPU Block/ pump. not just will it look cool it will be COOL your temps will actually run lower maybe even 5-10C lower. mounting your RAD outside the case will also lower your temps..

if you willing to mod your cooler heres a GREAT guide "http://www.electronicspub.com/article/23/Corsair-H70-mod-guide.html"
thankx man that was great guide i'll look into moding my H70 ^^
    
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thankx man that was great guide i'll look into moding my H70 ^^
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