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Jbunch07...Whats that guy been up to?

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by jbunch07, Feb 6, 2009.

  1. Chicken Patty

    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    RAM is one thing I would not watercool. I have not used the Corsair ram cooler, but my OCz did a great job of keeping my Tracers cool in my Phenom Rig.
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    Yeah I wouldn't want to watercool my ram. I don't think it would be worth it.
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    at one point I really wanted, but nope thank god I didnt
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    As long as you have active air running on your ram. it should stay cool. so ocz or corsair dominator air thing both work...:)

    watercooling your ram is kinda overkill its more for eye candy/or if you want to watercool everything you possibly can...ive seen it done. looks nice but i would never do it.
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    Not to mention, ram water blocks are generally very restrictive.
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    exactly my point Jon. Oh and yes the OCz and Corsair ram coolers work great.
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    i also see most people running like 1/4th tubing for it as well, just not a thing to do IMO. Unless of course you want a fully watercooled rig.

    Sometimes however a case with a simple loop looks soo much cleaner.
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    Does ram really ever get hot enough to watercool?
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    no! a good air cooler will do the job!
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    I didn't think so.
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    Loving the work there matey, nice, clean, tidy and running sweet! Congrats :)

    --Lee
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    it sure does. Even just placing a regular low speed fan will cool it enough.
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    jbunch, you inspired me :D. I just got some neoprene and sleeving and a new V1000 II... TONIGHT I BUILD MUAHAHAHA.
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    glad i could inspire! make sure you post lots of pics! :toast:
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    I'm using the same Tubing with my watercooling setup when it gets here..the tubing is out of stock
    Right now sadly.
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    I must have bought the last of it because it went out of stock right after i ordered mine and has been that way for a while now :eek:
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    Thanks J...JERK!!!!! :laugh:
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    I sorry! :cry:
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    Nice :toast:
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    very nice phanbuey :toast:
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    very nice jbunch, took me a minute to find your power supply. I probably would of put the Micro Res on the right side of the motherboard where the cable management holes are it would free up a little room for the power supply. I agree with the ram, copper heat spreaders are good enough but I do like the OCZ Flex heat spreader under liquid it can drop almost 10 degrees more than the Dominator Fan and 20 more than Passive but there is little to no increase in overclocking potential.

    Edit: very nice phan
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    I changed my mind I'm
    Going to get UV tubing that is red to match the Red in the cosmos S..and use black wire sleeves to get the wires in my case more neat. I'll start on it next week sometime.
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    that would look sweet dude :rockout: can't wait for you to start on your project log :)
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