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Watercooling a 8800GTS & CPU (new to Watercooling)


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Jun 4, 2007
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Processor AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ EE AM2 @2.42HGz
Motherboard Abit NF-M2 nView
Cooling 4x120mm & 1x200mm
Memory 4x512MB Corsair XMS2 6400 @880MHz
Video Card(s) EVGA Superclocked GeForce 8800GTS/320MB @650/1000MHz
Storage 500GB SATA & 2x80GB IDE
Display(s) Samsung SyncMaster 940mw @1440x900
Case Antec Nine Hundred
Audio Device(s) Onboard 5.1
Power Supply Corsair HX520w
Software Vista Ultimate 32bit
Benchmark Scores 3DMark06: 8577 http://service.futuremark.com/compare?3dm06=2814249
Just got my 8800GTS 320MB last week (upgraded from 6150 onboard- what a difference lol) I've been getting some mad OCs out the 8800GTS (675/1000) but the only thing that's holding me back is the temps- its gets too hot after about 2-4mins of these speeds.

I've decided to invest in the world of water cooling, But I've got no idea where to start, I'm looking for:

Something thats good for Overclocking
That's not too loud
That'll take a 2nd 8800GTS (I plan to SLI in a year or so)
Preferably under £150-200 all together
A all in one kit, but I could handle something more complex
That'll work with a VGA water-block that was designed for the 8800GTS- like http://www.zalman.co.kr/eng/product/view.asp?idx=273&code=021 or http://www.koolance.com/shop/product_info.php?products_id=406

I'm from the UK so stores like ebuyer.com, amazon.co.uk, scan.co.uk, overclockers.co.uk and dabs.com are preferable- but I can buy from else where. I wont be buying for more than a month, but I all ways like to do my research. Any thoughts or ideas will be appreciated.

Thanks, Adam
Dec 4, 2006
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take a good look at d44ve's FS thread...he has the best cooling around for sale right now