Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by bikesair, Aug 10, 2005.
Im new here, and i was just wondering who has liquid cooling?
I never really saw a need for risking leakage and all that with water cooling. I'm very satisfied with my temps for air cooling. Yeah it's louder, but it'd bother me if it was dead silent anyway, and besides, you just tune it out when you're playing games.
for us gamers...noise isnt a problom . and As for leakings goes, the fittings these days and silicon tubing...no leaks
I was all about getting the liquid but then I thought about the prices and the chance of leaks and thought, I don't even notice the noise anymore... Plus most of the times there are fans cooling the water anyways so. The only disadvantage to fans is having your parents chase after you at night cuse the can hear your system.
I Liquid Cool my CPU....I had a Tornado Fan On It for Over a Year.....Much Happier Now with Water.
And I game a Ton.
If overclocking is your thing, then water cooling is a good thing. I had never water cooled until I tried the Kingwin Arctic Liquid Cooler. It's a low to mid level water cooling solution/kit that has a waterblock for your cpu and one for the gpu. Best thing about this little deal is that it can be ha cheaper than the best air cooling for your cpu and gpu together. Plus the fact my cpu load tems went from 58C to 47C on my FX-53 and from 68C to 46C on my X850XT PEs' gpu. It uses compresion fittings, so leaks are not a worry and it makes it that much easier to instal. Plus the fact that it is silent now, with only th PSUs' fans being barely audible. For $100 and having the cpu and gpu cooled better than any air cooling device could do, you can't beat it.
I have just obtained a wet cpu cooler, and tbh, although my pc is noisy with all the fans in it, I dont hear it when gaming. Its just so appealing though, mixing water with electrics, and making it work, it adds a BIO appeal to the machine aswell, like blood running through your machine.. Leakages have been a problem in the past, and the new systems are getting better, but a m8 of has a wet cpu cooler that leaked from the reservoir after a few months, which was scary, but if you pay £15 for some fluid you can get the non conductive type, which puts my mind at rest.
from when u become "all gamers"
www.sharkacomputers.com is a good place for water cooling
I only have water on my cpu, im pretty happy with my gfx temps, the system I built was all custom built ( well I never actually made the parts), so it probably worked out a bit dearer but I got the parts I wanted.
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