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Just Ordered Some New Parts :)

Good Or Bad Upgrade?

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#1
Well I decided to take the plunge and go with a W/C setup. I also bought some new fans to keep everything cool and quiet as my system right now is hot and sounds like a jet engine.

Here is a list of what I got....


Swiftech H20-220 Apex ULTRA+ Complete System Liquid Cooling Kit


Antec TRI-COOL 80MM 3 Speed Case Fan W/ Blue LED 3PIN 4PIN


2X Antec TriCool 120MM Blue LED Case Fan 3PIN 4PIN W/ 3 Speed Switch


OCZ XTC Memory Airflow Cooler Clip On Active Cooling Dual 60MM Blue LED Fans


Thermaltake A2427 Hard Drive Blue LED Cooler 80MM 2200RPM 22CFM 21DBA Fan


Arctic Silver Ceramique Premium High Density Thermal Compound (2.7 Gram)


The total cost was about $480CAD I took a bit of a hit in the wallet but oh well.:laugh:
I will post pics and open up a case gallery of my updated computer when I get the parts.
Let me know what you think of the upgrade do you think it was a good or bad idea?


Just put a Poll in for fun ;)
 
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#2
Woot more cooling :toast::toast:
 
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#3
TERRIBLE UPGRADE!!!!!!!!

haha can only imagine your reaction!!
All the stuff is fantastic..look at this HD FAN..ive never seen anything like it!!!!!!
I bet your going to have alot of fun ahead of you...lucky punk...the cheek of you putting it on this forum and letting others gawk upon your heaven!
 
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#4
Woot more cooling
Yeah it's all about the cooling and keeping the noise down at the same time. ;)
TERRIBLE UPGRADE!!!!!!!!

haha can only imagine your reaction!!
All the stuff is fantastic..look at this HD FAN..ive never seen anything like it!!!!!!
I bet your going to have alot of fun ahead of you...lucky punk...the cheek of you putting it on this forum and letting others gawk upon your heaven!
My heart just skipped a beat lol. Thanks for the positive feedback. :)
 

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#5
nice oc on your card! what are your temps like? and ambit temps fot that card @ 675!@ you should get a water cooling block for your card down the road maybe.
hey you got the same exact case and 120mm fans as me now lol, you know you can add a 80mm to the bottom, I got a 2krpm arctic cooling fan on the bottom of my case I think it will help greatly with giving fresh air to my new card.
 
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#6
nice oc on your card! what are your temps like? and ambit temps fot that card @ 675!@ you should get a water cooling block for your card down the road maybe.
Thanks. I have a Spectrum LED Fan Card blowing alot of air on my GPU so I can clock it that high. And I just bought a water cooling kit so that will be used on my card lol. the temps of the GPU are 55°C-56°C on load 69°C-70°C full load. The case temp is about 36°C

Edit - Yeah I never knew we had the same case lol and I already have a 80mm fan on the bottom of my case it's gonna be replaced with the antec fan. :)

Here is the Spectrum LED Fan Card I have..
 
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:pimp: ya I have one of those Spectrum LED Fans also, work very nice. :rockout:
Your system will be very Blue-tiful. :respect:
 

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How much was tha Swiftech H20-220 Apex ULTRA+ Complete System Liquid Cooling Kit?
 
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#10
I want one too...I wish I had the money. I spent all my money on my 8800 and I am currently saving to buy a Q6600 and a motherboard to run it on(haven't decided which one yet).

BTW: Superb upgrade:rockout:
 
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I want one too...I wish I had the money. I spent all my money on my 8800 and I am currently saving to buy a Q6600 and a motherboard to run it on(haven't decided which one yet).

BTW: Superb upgrade:rockout:
Iam the very same! spent all meh cash on the 8800 and now iam aiming for the Q6600 also..but I will have to buy a new mobo/ram also :shadedshu

I wish I could buy all that fancy stuff also!! lucky I say! :rolleyes: