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Converting From Air > Liquid Cooling

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by PyroX1040, Dec 22, 2007.

  1. PyroX1040 New Member

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    Alright good old air isn't do the best job for my system, It keeps it around normal cooling range but I want my computer to run alot cooler than current temps. so my computer room will stop being 90F >.<!

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    Budget: $500 - Rather Not Use It All >.<

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    Top liquid cooling currently, will use N.O.S. also just post suggestions here for an entire system to be converted from Air > Liquid, Prefer all parts to be made by the same manufacture and prefer it all to be very high end, I have a full ATX Tower so room isn't a problem I'm mainly looking to improve the CPU/GPU/Mobo temp currently! Please include a website that will sell the items and the total cost for this conversion from Air > Liquid, For any further information post here!

    Also size isn't a huge issue but there isn't that much room left near the VGA slots and the PCI-E Slots!

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    Anyone?
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    I am not much of a water cooling "guru" , but I heard Danger Den is the better of the best. Any ideas on what you would want to cool? CPU only? Graphics card? Northbridge?
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    swiftech h20 220 apex is a great 240 kit. and it comes with many things that we'd use even if we made a custom system so yeah
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    Where do you think the heat will go when you change to watercooling? Right, into your room just as with air. You can't make it run cooler, you can only move the heat away faster.
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    Yeah I was going to point that out. If your room is getting that hot, maybe open the door, or turn down the heat or something.....or window.
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    He doesn't need watercooling he needs a airco system. lol:laugh:
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    Well, the best without a lot of fuss is the TEC Freezone from Coolit. I have had good luck with them and they cool like mad.You can expect idle temps in the high teens (look out for minor condensation and protect accordingly) and load temps in the high 30's. This is with the 120mm fan mod. Another good water option is the EXOS series. I JUST installed a new EXOS-2 last night and under load @ 3.9Ghz. I am getting 52C on low fan and 48C with fans on setting 9.

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    It's not mainly the heat in my room but also the fact that it's effecting the flow of the air in and out by pumping 90F into the board and it can't get rid of it that fast,

    I'm looking to cool my CPU, Northbridge, 2x 8800GTX GPU!

    Also please post what I'd need because I haven't the slightest idea of how to make a Liquid Cooler work or install it, wtb sneakypette
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  13. PyroX1040 New Member

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    I like it. Your planning on getting two vga coolers right?
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    Yea I plan on getting 2
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    Then the build that you have should work wonders. I think you will like it.
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    My choices would be:

    CPU: D-Tek Fuzion
    GPU: Swiftech MCW-60
    Pump: MCP-655
    NB: MCW-30

    Oh BTW, Petra's Tech Shop has a lot of good kits.
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    something like that would make a great custom wc kit, but i'd pick a apogee gtx for the cpu block, pair that with a primochill 360 rad and an xspc passive rad and you're good to go!
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    I personally wouldn't pick the Apogee GTX because of the aluminum, but I have seen some pretty good results with it! I also like Thermochill rads a lot, haven't really had experience with Primochill rads nor XSPC. I like the Swiftech rads a lot though.
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    Actually that isn't as funny as you might think. It's exactly what he requires. The heat needs to be transferred out of his room. However opening the window or door would be a good first step as well. Airco would be the next.

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