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i am using right now cooler master v10 air cooling, lga 1156, and i wanna try water cooling what do guys think? my v10 temps are 37 to 40, any recomendations?
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835242001

With 2 good fans this cooler is amazing.

edit: I'm an idiot, I didn't see the watercooling part.

For watercooling I would recommend a custom loop if you can afford it. That will give you the absolute best performance. They can run 400-500 though for good gear. Otherwise, the rasa kits are pretty popular for beginning watercoolers. If you have room in you case, get the 360 radiator version instead of the 240 radiator version because it will give you better cooling performance. Also, if you go the rasa kit route, make sure to buy your own fans and tubing, the stuff that comes with the kit is really bad. Let me know if you'd like any more info on a custom loop.
Edited by omnius19 - 3/27/11 at 4:22pm
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Whats wrong with your current temps? 40C is great, unless that is at idle.
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EDIT: I am a dumbo.

I would go custom loop if you have the money.
If not. I would highly recommend using the XSPC Rasa RX kits.
The Rasa RX360 would be your best bet if you plan on cooling your gpu or not.
I would get new fans though.

The EK Supreme HF and Koolance 370, Kyros XT are great blocks.
The Rasa block is the best price/performance block.
Edited by Triangle - 3/27/11 at 4:28pm
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post #5 of 15
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i am using right now cooler master v10 air cooling, lga 1156, and i wanna try water cooling what do guys think? my v10 temps are 37 to 40, any recomendations?
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Also, you posted this in the' watercooling ' section. I think it should belong in air cooling.
Derp.

@ OP

Are those full load temps? What are you using to load the CPU to get those temps?
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The Koolance cpu 370, EK Supreme HF, and Kyros Xt are awesome waterblocks. Really the best out there and all within an extremely small temp margin of each other. Just pick the one you think looks cool.

People will recommend the xspc rasa. It is great for the price, but not the "best"
 
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Derp.
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People will recommend the xspc rasa. It is great for the price, but not the "best"
haha yeah imo they kindof suck. People just are usually hesitant to drop hundreds of dollars into their first watercooling loop. But if you have the money, custom is definitely the way to go.
and those cpu blocks are great recommendations.
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Those r high temps, there is nothing wrong with the temps I just wanna try something different
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Those r high temps, there is nothing wrong with the temps I just wanna try something different
Try water!! You will love it!
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