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Old 09-04-10, 01:34 AM Thread Starter   #1
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Self contained water cooling for GPU - Possible?


I was just going over the review of the CoolIt Vantage and got to thinking if it would be possible to mod that unit, or any of the other self contained water cooling solutions (H50, H70, CoolIt ECO) to make it fit a GPU block and thus create a self contained GPU cooling unit.

Would this even be doable? Would a 1x120 rad be enough to cool say a 5870? or a GTX480?
Or would the amount of modding involved make it easier to just set up a separate loop for the GPU and be done with it?

If possible, this would make for a very attractive option for those with limited space inside their cases.

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No way would a single 120mm rad cool a 5870 or especially a 480 well...

I thought someone here had that ALC for review but havent seen the review pop up..........

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The H50 just barely cools stock I7s. Just so you know.
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Old 09-04-10, 12:13 PM Thread Starter   #5
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That ALC looks mighty nice. And from some pictures they show on the site I see that it doesn't have to be a 1x120 solution. You could simply order it with a 2x120 or 3x120 from them.
It's something definitely worth looking into for those that want liquid cooling, but don't want to set up/maintain their own loops.

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It's not hard to biuld a loop to start with. all you need is

New MCR drive rad
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Now, you might be talking about a cheap watercooling inefficient setup that is self contained. I see that in the ALC.

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