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Going back to Air cooling

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by kenkickr, Mar 1, 2010.

  1. Naekuh

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    Miko Fox? Fire Miko? Its FireFox-Tan!
    yeah i havent been very happy at boxgods either, and primochill.

    His plastic compressions are starting to have problems, and we kinda warned him about those in the past.

    The T3 has great numbers.. but the problems associated with it, i can understand ya.
    Ive been LCing for 10yrs+ so ive ran into every little problem one can possibly think about in watercooling.

    OP lemme tell you this tho.
    There is no bigger satisfaction then having a well working LC system up for the first time.
    In fact it becomes a crack addiction in you trying to get the perfect setup.

    There is also no greater nightmare then you leaking on your first LC system either.
    Ive seen enough to make people never touch water, which is why i always try to recommend parts which i have had the most history of working parts with.

    I would really recomend u just grabbing a swiftech MCRes.. or even this koolance res + d5 top unit and retrying it.
    You will not be disappointed this time around when you get it working.

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    I can guarantee you on that.
     
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    +1 . I stress to any one don't ever get the Thermalcrap Pisswater :shadedshu they really suck . when going water you also have to use real hose clamps not them BS clips they give you . But all in all I am very pleased with my water cooler a tad better for me as I do massive over clocking .
     
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    My swiftech setup has not leaked once ! Love it to death and them huge res's are for really small Epeens any way they do nothing to cool the water just an eye sore for the Epeen .
     
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    I may just do that if but I just sold my EK Supreme HF and that was a AWESOME block!! if I can't sell my 5870 and Crosshair III blocks by the end of the week then I will probably march right back to water with the D5 + koolance res. I just gave away a swiftech micro res v2 thinking I'd never use it again:shadedshu
     
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    I love mine ! :D:rockout:
    Never giving this one up .
     

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    I Love The Look Of Water Cooling!!!!
     
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    ME TOO :rockout::rockout:
     
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    +1 to the Prolimatech Megahalems. Love mine. Same price as the Tuniq but doesn't include a fan. Not an issue for me as i got plentys laying around. Has clips for two fans though. Push Pull FTW.

    I think either would be a great choice tho.
     
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    Plus it looks nice and naughty too! Warrants the nickname megatron well rofl! It doesnt come cheap though. Anyways I don't know if somebody said it here, there's also the scythe mugen 2, it's real cheap and you can put in a lot of fans if you like. But its big, real big! Is a pretty good performer too, for the price.
     
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    yes, the design on top definitely looks like a Transformer logo. I got the Mega Shadow which is Black Chrome and extra menacing looking. There was a shortage of the normal Megahalems at the time so i paid extra to get it on my schedule...
     
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    Black chrome looks better anyways! :toast:
     
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    I have a swiftech single bay res and i love it! tomorrow i will be adding LEDs.

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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    yes that my HAF! i also have the side panel swapped out too :)

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    Haha, so you finally got your side panel! ;) Looking gr8.
     
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    found this comparison on the thermalright true black and a thermaltake watercooling setup
    kinda interesting
     

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    Kinda reinforces what people are saying about the Thermaltake WC eh?
     
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    Yeah lol that's why thermaltake is no longer a top dog! It starts to get depressing when air beats water. I wonder what happened to them, they seem really lost lately.
     
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    seeing the facts and getting alot of great info from you guys iam glad i didnt go with the thermaltake 850i setup, the guy is even throwing in two new 120mm coolermaster fans with the true black i bought, it looks big lol hope my side panel fits back on, i guess time will tell
     
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    I'm pretty sure you should have no problem in your Antec 600.

    I have my old Noctua nh-u12p in the wife's case which is some old "xblade" case or something and it fit fine.
     
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    Out of curiosity, what cpu is that? Seems the thermaltake failed the 2.8 test. Is that an i7? Or a c2?

    Voltages point that its a c2, I might think.
     
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    no they couldnt finish the test is what it said in the article because the system crashed lol sounds like my luck
     
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    I like my res..
    [​IMG]

    Its the only one where i can use my dual inlet dual DDC with. :rolleyes:

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    epeen??? maybe but it has performance behind it as well. :laugh:
     
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    can you guys tell me, the true 120 can take two fans , and the guy is sending me them so i want to run both, so can i just splice them together and then run the one lead to the cpu fan plug on motherboard?or will two fans be too much for that? because i want them to speed up @ slow down according to temps
     
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    For those thinking of water cooling for the first time. Consider getting yourself a inexpensive tech station bench. This will give you an opportunity to set up a loop outside of a case, with nothing but the blocks over top of your hardware. Not to mention it is so much easier to manage the loop in general, with the rad and res off to the side. I'll post some pics after I get home from work to illustrate what I mean.
     
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