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Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by lollerskater69, Dec 7, 2008.

  1. lollerskater69 New Member

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    How exactly does the whole system work? From what I understand, the radiator cools the water, and the pump pushes the water in a cycle thru the components.

    I can't seem to find a thread or article about this so links would be greatly appreciated.

    Or you could just explain here, that would be cool too.
     
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    Best answer to provide :D
     
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    seems really, really expensive.
     
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    well, a good cpu only setup can be found for around 100$/120$
     
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    well how much are you looking on spending ?

    also would be good to fill out your system specs under User CP its on the left hand side ;)
     
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    Looks decent. I heard the pump tha comes with that isn't that good tho.
     
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    no, the pump is an mcp350, its an excellent pump, same as the dcc-1 (9W). with a single simple soldering you can modify it into a mcp 355. The apogee drive is composed by a swiftech apogee gt waterblock and a mcp350 on the top of it. When disassembled, the pump can accomodate whatever top want, from pertra's to ek's ones, which greatly increase the performance of the pump itself. The best upgrade to that (already good) kit is:

    soldering (cost 0$ LOL)
    new top for the mcp350 + new cpu waterblock (70+$, depending on what you chose)

    here is a link to martinm's test with that pump. Martinm is one of the most famous watercoolers and he tested tons of stuff, so he is an expert.

    http://www.xtremesystems.org/FORUMS/showthread.php?t=202659

    his homepage is http://www.martinsliquidlab.com/
     
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    My system runs off of an mcp350 :nutkick:

    Don't diss! :mad:

    Lol :D
     
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    mod it! it takes only a minute and a 10$ solderer
     
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    Careful... Not all MCP350's can be modded in this way. Look on martins site for more info...
    I think its only the older orange impeller ones. But don't take my word for it...

    I'm running:

    1-350 w/petra's top
    1-350 w/XSPC top
    1-355 w/XSPC top
     
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    you mean that the older ones with orange impeller cant be modded? didnt know that. however, the apogee drive should have blue impeller
     
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    Watercooling is a nice hobby, but takes a lot of time and care, even with the kits you might have problems. Generally avoid anything coolermaster. I bought a ready made rig and regretted it.
    If your looking for an easy overclock stick with air. If your looking for a new project move to watercooling.
     
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    I think the older ones were orange..

    Both my 350's have black impellers and my 355 has a blue one.
     
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