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Well i made the decision to go with watercooling.
Going to order an XSPC RASA 750 RS360 kit and some PT_Nuke (or is a silver coil better ?), but I'm wondering what voltage i can use. I've always known to keep the voltage under 1.55 on air but i have no idea about water.
I was thinking of max 1.6V but I'm not really sure about that so I'd better ask it here. BTW i don't really care about the lifespan, going to dump it in a fileserver (2/3 cores at 4x multiplier so 800Mhz) anyway once bulldozer comes out.
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I've heard it is at 1.6V.
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Yeah well that's what i tought but i want an answer from someone with WC

+ A 360 rad is overkill for just a cpu right ? lol And I'm not planning on adding my GPU to the loop because the layout is diffrent from other GTX460's >_> (damn you gigabyte). Maybe there's a block that fits but the only thing it would do is add more heat to the loop and it won't overclock much more anyway, and the temp isn't bad so.
Edited by nicksasa - 2/6/11 at 7:50am
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360 is not overkill considering is not a thick RAD. I have a much bigger RAD and its not close to overkill. 1.55v is what i would go even if its under water. Anything more should not get any more OC.
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