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    HELP!! Water Cooling

    Hi

    I need help. I want to install water cooling to cool my cpu, im sick and tired of the noise from the stock fan.
    i just want a basic water cooling kit that will do me fine with a little bit of overclocking. was considering the Corsair H40 or H60? Budget around $60 - $80
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    Yup, do it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zizux View Post
    Yup, do it.
    which one? H40 or H60?

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    Either will be an improvement.

    The H60 fits your budget, has a copper cold plate and a slightly slower fan (thus not as loud). It is also typically more available AFAIK. So that is what I would get.

    If you are still using the stock cooler, you could spend alot less and get a near silent air solution if your not overclocking. Such as this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835207004 which I currently have cooling the cpu in my sig.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zizux View Post
    Either will be an improvement.

    The H60 fits your budget, has a copper cold plate and a slightly slower fan (thus not as loud). It is also typically more available AFAIK. So that is what I would get.

    If you are still using the stock cooler, you could spend alot less and get a near silent air solution if your not overclocking. Such as this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835207004 which I currently have cooling the cpu in my sig.
    See i do want to overclock so the solution is watercooling with the H60, would you hear it badly or just a little?

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    I would only suggest the H70 if you add fan shrouds.

    *Shouldn't this be in the watercooling section?
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    It should sort of.

    In my mind these are just "high end air cooling" units. Think flex heatpipes.

    They aren't like a typical water cooling loop at all.

    Also the h70 is out of the OP's posted budget.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ROCK$TAR_995 View Post
    Hi

    I need help. I want to install water cooling to cool my cpu, im sick and tired of the noise from the stock fan.
    Really? I get concerned if I can't hear my fans from at least 30 feet away. I like to know it's on.

    My work PC is totally silent, but I don't think there is actually anything in the box...

    Fans too loud...what's this world coming to?

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    Quote Originally Posted by PanteraGSTK View Post
    Really? I get concerned if I can't hear my fans from at least 30 feet away. I like to know it's on.

    My work PC is totally silent, but I don't think there is actually anything in the box...

    Fans too loud...what's this world coming to?

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    Hahaha well ? know its on, cz ? turned it on hahaha!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by a c i d.f l y View Post
    I got mine for $80 after tax.
    Where did you buy yours from?

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    Quote Originally Posted by a c i d.f l y View Post
    I would only suggest the H70 if you add fan shrouds.

    *Shouldn't this be in the watercooling section?
    Haha what's fan shrouds?
    *sorry, new to the whole water cooling thing

    And yea it should, but only realized that after, ?'m new to the OCF..

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    Fry's.

    Shrouds = extenders. They reduce the air noise by putting space between the fan and radiator. This also helps move more air through the fins, further reducing the cooling capacity of the radiator. I didn't spend $20 a piece on mine. You can "gut" any old 120mm fan and use it instead. I had to pick up custome length screws from a hardware store, too.

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