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#21 Wolf

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Posted 21 October 2016 - 01:39 PM

For my next upgrade I will use the Master CM 690 III Black case because of the fan possibilities. Water in an PC feels terrible wrong.



#22 Luftritter

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Posted 21 October 2016 - 02:16 PM

Water in an PC feels terrible wrong.

 

Well in the case of the CPU coolers, they're completely sealed units that never need any kind of servicing. I agree that the cooling capacity provided is over-kill in many cases, and probably only really useful if you're going to overclock your CPU pretty severely.  But they do make smaller single-fan units, or lesser dual fan ones.  The thing I like about them is that the heatsink/pump unit that actually sits on the CPU is smaller and more compact than a decent air cooler.  Besides the space issue you mentioned, the larger air coolers are tall enough and top-heavy enough to exert a lot of uneven pressure through leverage on the CPU because they want to sag when sticking out sideways from the vertically mounted motherboard (some new case designs eliminate this by mounting the motherboard horizontally).

 

Still a good air cooler can be just fine for about anything you're going to do with it, and is a lot less expensive too.  The Cooler Master Hyper 212 is a good example of this, and they've been around for a long time.

 

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#23 JG-1_Trev5150

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Posted 28 October 2016 - 03:02 AM

I've been on water cooling for the last four years on two different rigs and they're awesome. 


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#24 Britchot

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Posted 06 November 2016 - 05:40 PM

Is this upgrade going down this weekend or next?


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#25 Britchot

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Posted 06 November 2016 - 05:48 PM

Klai, either one of these look more interesting than the other to you? NOTE: updates have been made.

 

 


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#26 Klaiber

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Posted 06 November 2016 - 11:28 PM

Is this upgrade going down this weekend or next?

 

My upgrade is next weekend.  Can't wait!


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#27 Klaiber

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Posted 06 November 2016 - 11:29 PM

Klai, either one of these look more interesting than the other to you? NOTE: updates have been made.

 

 

 

I'm not sure.  I don't have Star Citizen, unfortunately.  But I like the style of the first one.


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Posted 07 November 2016 - 01:16 AM

Trev and I busted out a little Star Citizen:

 

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By the way, check your email, Klai. Call it a CPU warming present ;) 


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#29 JG-1_Trev5150

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Posted 07 November 2016 - 01:18 AM

This is an eye candy game. 

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#30 Klaiber

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Posted 07 November 2016 - 04:07 AM

Jeez guys, I don't know what to say.  Other than thank you!

 

That's awful nice of you.  But expensive.  I hope you'll let me pay you back somehow.

 

Can't wait to fly with you!


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