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Discussion in 'Cases, Modding & Electronics' started by DaMulta, Jul 7, 2008.

  1. m1dg3t

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    $800 just for CPU? Gonna be a while before you can walk straight again! For $800 i could do 2 PC's :eek:
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    I dunno, the build I am currently aquiring parts for will probably cost more, but will have 3 VGA blocks as well. It's easy to get up there in cost fairly quick with fittings, aftermarket pump tops, resevoirs, and fans + fan controllers. I mean, 4 fans can cost $100 easy(4x Noctua 140mm)
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    If its a monster setup with top of line parts, it still shouldn't cost 800$?
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    Well, my own loop:

    CPU block $99
    rad $99 + $99 +??
    pump $99
    fans $150
    fan controller $50
    fittings, $120
    GPU blocks, $425
    tubing, $35
    Coolant $20

    drop the three GPU clocks, I can see $800 possible. Overkill, but possible.

    My loops gonna take me all year to buy. :p Maybe I can get some sponsors. :roll:
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    OH! yes it could:eek:

    Try $80 for CPU block, 4 fans $100, Pump(s), aftermarked top, radiator, reservoir, high end fittings, some quick-disconnects, fancontroller

    Think you could easy hit $800, some of my rigs have wc-equipment for way more :eek:
    Throw in an Aquarero with a poweradjust and your close to $2000
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    Exactly, especially considering it is CPU only. Unless our poor friend live's in a place where he had to have everything shipped and got reamed that way i can't see a CPU only loop being $800 regardless of component's.

    $100 for a block, $100 - $150 for a pump or 2, $100 - $150 for a rad, ~$20 for tubing add some fan's. Guess i'm a cheap prick :eek:
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    Hmm I don't see going that far unless you are doing some type of benching?
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    Think you can spend quite a lot of $$ on WC-parts it all depends on how much you want to do with it.

    It's not a pretty setup but I can run run it with both CPU's @ 4,8GHz with the radds and the chiller and it cost way more than $800.:roll:
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    Is that some type of water chiller?
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    Phase can go subzero this chiller can "only" go down to 4C.
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    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    Ahh Ok, well cool. looks like it works such as a water fountain would.
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    Nice rig but for that money i'd have gone phase, you could've gotten a real nice setup. I spent about $800 on my first WC rig year's back (many years lol) so i can understand the "novelty" of it all but after you stop and think, did i really need that? Could i not have achieved the same or better with less? Just my $0.02 don't let me stop you from modding it's your PC and your money, enjoy it :toast:
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    Who says I'm not doing phase?:nutkick:
    I've tried to run phase on a i7 920 with -20C for a week with what I thought was good insulation but it shut down due too condensation and ice, so been there done that etc..
    I'm running my rigs with 100% cpu load 24/7 and then water is the way to go, that's just my opinion. Modding, building and OCing is a hobby and I've got the money for it.:toast:
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    Thats a nice setup mydog.

    But still $800 on the CPU alone is kinda crazy :laugh: But possible...
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    I'll see your :nutkick: and raise you :nutkick::nutkick: :laugh: I guess for 24/7 water is the way to go as 24/7 phase can be tricky, as you already know. Hope you didn't lose any hardware?

    Guess i got to many hobbies, need to spread the cash around lol Between home audio/video, music media, PC's, car's and R/C car's i get REAL broke, REAL fast :roll:

    Maybe i should feed a kid in Africa for a year instead?
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    Yep 120 usd fittins (t line, fill port, valve, drain line, angle, rotary and barbs)
    200 pump + res (is that koolance acetal thingy, bummer i got rev 1.3 and 2.0 just released, i almost dup bought)
    100 rad
    60 block
    30 tubes
    100 shipping (yep, check location)
    100 fans
    misc things $xx

    still have to buy mobo and vga blocks, but i need to get a new setup first i won't spend that money on a X58 and a 580.
    And later i may go compression i got 1/2 barbs over 7/16 tubing for some, compression for cpu only since it shows.
    If all goes well this year i graduate so my first paycheck will be a cosmos II and more rads and fittins. Im not considering the haswell chiller, its to fugly.
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    Just lost an R2E but I got a good friend that owns the local HW-shop so ... you get the rest.(BTW it was his phase and insulation job:D)

    Hobbies is good to have but I don't have time for so many these days, to much work, so I'm left with PC's, soccer and my family(got a grandson 2 yrs old soon to be, man I'm old:cry:)

    If you can I it's a good thing to do and doesn't cost that much either, you'll be amazed how much $50 a month is over there.:)
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    Damn dude, shipping killed you man. :(
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    Now back on topic, here's another of my PC's

    [​IMG]

    And a SB setup in a good old Lian Li Cube case, very clean I think.

    [​IMG]
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    I'll take some more when I get my GPU:D

    I just took the corsair ram back out and sent to newegg for a refund. Rocking the Samsung 30NM DDR3 @ 2200Mhz w/1.5v @ 9-10-10-28. Will fine tune later on for tighter timings xD

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    @ my dog

    Love the last pic, the Lian Li one. :toast:
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    I just call it Cooling overkill, 2x 360 rad + a 240 rad to cool a 2600K @4,7 GHz :roll:

    Nice RAM you got there boomstik360 :D
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