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this is what im getting
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am i missing anything
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post #3 of 13
Looks good. You already have a block for a GPU? Because otherwise with a CPU only loop you'll be fine with just the 240.
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post #4 of 13
If you plan to get a kit and add another radiator to it, I suggest get extra tubing and extra clamps.

Best is go over everything on paper, including fittings, connectors, and make sure you have everything.
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the reason for the other rad is i want to oc the 955 to 5.1GHz i got the haf932so space is not a prob
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post #6 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by mark4d View Post
the reason for the other rad is i want to oc the 955 to 5.1GHz i got the haf932so space is not a prob
Well good luck, but usually, extreme overclocking will require something a bit stronger from water cooling.
Even tho you can just add more rads, water cooling still has its own limits.
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post #7 of 13
pt nuke/kill coil or any of the kind already in possession ?
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post #8 of 13
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how hi can i get the 955 on water its at 4GHz now on air
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post #9 of 13
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Originally Posted by Azarah View Post
pt nuke/kill coil or any of the kind already in possession ?
no im useing antifreez
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post #10 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by mark4d View Post
no im useing antifreez
I would highly advise against straight anti freeze. Your loop isnt mixed metal so there is no real need for any major amounts of anti-corrosion inhibitors in your loop. Also you have to look at the viscousity of the loop and how it changes with heat.

So sdding antifreeze to your PC water-cooling system will increase the viscosity of the coolant and can reduce the overall flow rate thru the system. In addition, the thermal conductivity and specific heat of glycol is not as good as water. Combining these factors may result in a measurable drop in cooling performance.

Another potential disadvantage of using glycol based antifreeze for corrosion protection in your PC water-cooling system is that it may not provide optimal protection due to a relatively low concentration. Antifreeze is designed to be mixed with water at a 50:50 mix. Most PC enthusiast use a 15%~20% antifreeze to water mix. This means the concentration of corrosion inhibitors is much lower than what the manufacturer intended. Increasing the coolant mix to 50:50 would significantly decrease the coolant’s flow rate and ability to transfer/transport heat

So really the choice is up to you but nothing is safer than DI water and a ptnuke or a kill coil. Also many anti-freezes contain other particulates that may separate and gunk in your loop over time.

Also some of this info was taken from overclockers.net~
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