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I'm going to test my water cooling set-up soon and would like input on which should be the first to be cooled, the CPU or the MB block?
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post #2 of 13
CPU first always

only get MOBO if your planning on doing some heavy VRM tuning.

you plan on keeping that mobo for long cause BD is around the corener
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CPU. You will get more gains for vcore and CPU/NB voltage ups then you will for NB or SB.
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CPU block.
 
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post #5 of 13
cpu, they dont even sell a mobo block for mine, so it kinda speaks volumes
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post #6 of 13
CPU every time, only bother with water cooling the motherboard if the stock cooling is not coping with the heat, plus a full set of motherboard blocks is more expensive than a good CPU block.
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post #7 of 13
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What I was trying to ask is should I plumb the CPU or the MB block first in the loop from the pump.
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post #8 of 13
Lol doesnt matter. The heat will eventually come to equilibrium anyways. The difference in results is probably less than a few tenths of a degree.
    
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If the water is allowed to cool in the reservoir before returning in the loop how can it not make a difference? Which is going to transfer more heat to the coolant, CPU or MB? If the CPU raises the coolant level temp. to or above the MB ambient temp. ( or vice versa ) how will the coolant benefit the other?
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Originally Posted by AMelvin View Post
If the water is allowed to cool in the reservoir before returning in the loop how can it not make a difference? Which is going to transfer more heat to the coolant, CPU or MB? If the CPU raises the coolant level temp. to or above the MB ambient temp. ( or vice versa ) how will the coolant benefit the other?
The res does not really allow to the water too cool. The loop will reach an equilibrium. It would would be the cpu first has the biggest heat dump. Then it would go to the mb. The mb will add restriction to the loop, there for I think it should.be the last.
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