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post #11 of 19
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Isn't watercooling and xbox just overkill?
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watercooling an xbox isn't worth it... i have had 5 and all of them have rrod (all of them were the non slim version though, and only one was water cooled)

Just buy yourself a slim xbox instead of shelling out the extra cash for a custom loop.
Why do people water cool their computers? It's not really needed but it's for the fun of it. I'd WC my 360 too if I really wanted to, but it's been good to me.
post #12 of 19
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Originally Posted by Lifeshield View Post
Only console I'd ever bother watercooling, or modding for performance and lifespan, is the old PS3 with backwards compatibility (just because they're so rare).

The amount you'd spend modding it you may aswell just save the cash and buy a new one if it dies on you. They're not exactly expensive nowadays.

But don't let my opinion stop you (and I'm sure it wont) after all it's finding something unique to do with hardware that brings us to this site in the first place.
This.

Got one of those original PS3's awhile ago from someone (gave it to me) it had YLOD. A good bake and new TIM brought it back to life. Would not have even bothered with it if it wasn't rare to find one of these anymore.
    
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post #13 of 19
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Why do people water cool their computers? It's not really needed but it's for the fun of it. I'd WC my 360 too if I really wanted to, but it's been good to me.
Well at least you can overclock your cpu and gpu, can't do that with a xbox.
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Well at least you can overclock your cpu and gpu, can't do that with a xbox.
So what? If heats an issue, then watercooling can most certainly help that. Don't comment in here if you're not trying to help the OP.
post #15 of 19
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Why do people water cool their computers? It's not really needed but it's for the fun of it. I'd WC my 360 too if I really wanted to, but it's been good to me.
huh? you mean consoles right? because water cooling computers is needed especially if you want significant headroom when overclocking.
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post #16 of 19
The Koolance EXOS-LT has everything (including cpu/gpu blocks) you require to watercool your xbox 360.

http://www.koolance.com/water-coolin...product_id=328

Just over $300.
Edited by Zmanster - 3/23/11 at 12:25pm
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post #17 of 19
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The Koolance EXOS-LT has everything (including cpu/gpu blocks) you require to watercool your xbox 360.

http://www.koolance.com/water-coolin...product_id=328

Just over $300.
muhahaha, seriously not worth it man. Just wait until it rrod's and buy a new one. but again...

if you wanted to water cool it though... xspc has an xbox gpu+cpu water block... get 1-2 barbs and 7-16 tubes. Don't forget good TIM. the xspc 750 pump res should work fine for it, and it will kind of look cool sitting on top of your 360. A 240 Rad should be enough.
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post #18 of 19
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So what? If heats an issue, then watercooling can most certainly help that. Don't comment in here if you're not trying to help the OP.
I'm just asking a questions, I'm not telling him "don't do it", just saying it's seems like overkill if instead he could just replace the stock fans. Also he never stated heat was an issue, just said he was doing it.
Edited by alchemik - 3/23/11 at 12:37pm
post #19 of 19
Big reason alot of people watercool (outside of overclocking and keeping a system cool) is to keep noise down.

I'm assuming you will installing games to the HDD or replacing the DVD drive?
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