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convair
15-10-2009, 01:23 PM
Where can I find a decent water cooling system?

wratterus
15-10-2009, 01:51 PM
http://www.computerlounge.co.nz/components/componentview.asp?partid=7655

Something like that is good for just CPU.

Your case needs to be able to fit it all though. I've had a water cooled system for 3 years now, and it's barely worth it unless you want to overclock like a psycho. It also is not quiet, or at least not as quiet as a good air cooled system can be.

SolMiester
15-10-2009, 01:55 PM
http://www.computerlounge.co.nz/components/componentview.asp?partid=7655

Something like that is good for just CPU.

Your case needs to be able to fit it all though. I've had a water cooled system for 3 years now, and it's barely worth it unless you want to overclock like a psycho. It also is not quiet, or at least not as quiet as a good air cooled system can be.

THIS!

wratterus
15-10-2009, 02:38 PM
THIS!

:lol:

Ask Sol about good air cooled systems Jimm. :punk

Blam
15-10-2009, 03:00 PM
Where can I find a decent water cooling system?

Do you plan to OC?

By how much?

Cato
15-10-2009, 03:26 PM
http://www.computerlounge.co.nz/components/componentview.asp?partid=7655

Something like that is good for just CPU.

Your case needs to be able to fit it all though. I've had a water cooled system for 3 years now, and it's barely worth it unless you want to overclock like a psycho. It also is not quiet, or at least not as quiet as a good air cooled system can be.

Did it increase your electrical consumption?

Many years ago I heard that liquid cooled system were notorious for draining power..

wratterus
15-10-2009, 03:43 PM
Did it increase your electrical consumption?

Many years ago I heard that liquid cooled system were notorious for draining power..

I've not noticed a difference, it's just a small pump and a few fans.

convair
15-10-2009, 08:42 PM
Do you plan to OC?

By how much?

At the moment I'm just looking at what I would like to get for my next PC and had of these water coolers for PC's. I'm looking at getting a Intel to replace the aging AMD that I currently have. I may end up over clocking if it will be required to get more out of the CPU.

Blam
15-10-2009, 09:08 PM
At the moment I'm just looking at what I would like to get for my next PC and had of these water coolers for PC's. I'm looking at getting a Intel to replace the aging AMD that I currently have. I may end up over clocking if it will be required to get more out of the CPU.

Don't bother until you REALLY plan to OC.

Just get a TRUE 120 for now.

qazwsxokmijn
15-10-2009, 09:42 PM
Yep, don't go watercooling unless you're OCing heavily or just a dumbass when it comes to splashing out money for PC hardware (ie, me).

I got my E8600 to 4.25GHz for everyday use, 4.6GHz for benchmarking. At 4.6GHz temps even with my mid-high end WC setup I get 72 on each core! Granted I was using IBR, not P95 or OCCT.

whellington
15-10-2009, 09:45 PM
I recommend the corsair h20 kit - its surprisingly awesome for the price!

http://www.computerlounge.co.nz/components/componentview.asp?partid=10297

I swear i saw it for $129.00 in CL not too long ago

Review:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDvcgPAK3BI

Beats true 120 i think

qazwsxokmijn
15-10-2009, 10:02 PM
I recommend the corsair h20 kit - its surprisingly awesome for the price!

http://www.computerlounge.co.nz/components/componentview.asp?partid=10297

I swear i saw it for $129.00 in CL not too long ago

Review:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDvcgPAK3BI

Beats true 120 i think
Meh, it's basically a liquid TRUE120, really. I personally wouldn't bother, as slight as the chance may be more things can go wrong with water cooling than air cooling.

If you want to go watercooling then do it properly with Swiftech/HK/Dtek blocks with MCP655 pump and a decent rad.

Sweep
15-10-2009, 10:45 PM
But Jimm has a $900 budget I thnk.

hueybot3000
15-10-2009, 10:57 PM
To watercool a cpu youd be looking at around $500 for decent parts.

Swifttec pump $100-150
120mm radiator $100ish or 240 (better!) $150
Swiftec block $150

Then hose, fans and fittings, another $50

For day to day use probaly not worth it but for cooling, quietness and brag/looks its good.

Mine is as close to silent you can get I think, thats all good parts with yate loon fans on te 240mm radiator

hueybot3000
15-10-2009, 11:00 PM
If you want to go watercooling then do it properly with Swiftech/HK/Dtek blocks with MCP655 pump and a decent rad.

And yeah if you want to watercool then do it properly, im on my third setup, started with noname parts (cooled about as well as air if not worse) then thermaltake, an improvement but still not great. Then what I have now, running stock i7 im at room temp most the time,full load about 35, low 60's when OC'd to 3.7 loaded with fans turned down to quiet

qazwsxokmijn
15-10-2009, 11:24 PM
hen what I have now, running stock i7 im at room temp most the time,full load about 35, low 60's when OC'd to 3.7 loaded with fans turned down to quiet
Bragging are we? :D

Can't wait till the new Apogee XT comes out here!

hueybot3000
15-10-2009, 11:28 PM
I wouldnt say bragging, although I am proud of my pc lol But it was more of a vouch for the benefits of watercooling

The only downside it water on parts and antifreeze through the carpet!

JJJJJ
16-10-2009, 08:11 AM
A great combination. Water and electricity.

convair
16-10-2009, 07:14 PM
I was only asking as to what is available in regards to water cooling systems. From what have read, it probably wouldn't be required for what I use my PC for.

Blam
16-10-2009, 07:52 PM
I was only asking as to what is available in regards to water cooling systems. From what have read, it probably wouldn't be required for what I use my PC for.

Yea, usually even stock cooling is fine unless you plan to OC.

Lots of people think that the stock cooler is not enough for norma usage....but it is.

get the TRUE120 or Promilatech when you're ready to OC.