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Windows 7: GeForce GTX 285 On Water Cooling

30 Mar 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 x2 + x86 + Windows 8.1 x64 x2
 
 
GeForce GTX 285 On Water Cooling

GeForce GTX 285 On Water Cooling: Zotac's Infinity Edition : Why Water?

Why Water?

Liquid cooling takes advantage of the key features that a larger radiator offers compared to local sinks, with the added benefit that the radiator can often be mounted in a cooler air stream.
That explains why a large radiator sits at the front of most automobiles, but in the case of overclocking, complexity and inconvenience have limited the number of liquid-cooling applications in PCs. Most liquid cooling systems focus on the CPU, since adding other components to the loop makes servicing a nightmare. In particular, removing a liquid cooling system from graphics cards requires extreme caution and plenty of extra time to drain the system, which must then be refilled and re-purged (to remove air from the water lines) before it can be used again. This could easily turn five minutes of diagnostic work into a one-hour ordeal--and that's if you know what you're doing.



Who wants to drain/re-fill this bad-boy?

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GeForce GTX 285 On Water Cooling: Zotac's Infinity Edition : Why Water? - Review Tom's Hardware

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30 Mar 2009   #2

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my god......., now that looks like a complex loop.....


z3r010 (john) is looking to go with WC ..... but if im brutally honest these WC setups are really for staunch OCers..... having the rad & reservoir bolted to the case will do NOTHING to lower sound levels.... it will probably increase it with 3x 120mm fans strapped to it...

john...... if you wanna go with this for ''noise reduction'', you'll need to elongate the tubing & have the rad in another room, or hanging out the window..

& even then that 1200w PSU will take over the noise lost by HSFs on the cards, CPU & chassis fans...IMO





SK
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30 Mar 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 x2 + x86 + Windows 8.1 x64 x2
 
 

Hi Mitch,

Being as water is such a better sound conductor as Air I suppose the noise levels are always an issue.
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30 Mar 2009   #4

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stick your pc in a freezer thatll quiet her down and cool her down
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30 Mar 2009   #5

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TripOG View Post
stick your pc in a freezer thatll quiet her down and cool her down
lol......it will certainly be quiet, b/c it will be dead...







SK
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30 Mar 2009   #6

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by skunksmash View Post
lol......it will certainly be quiet, b/c it will be dead...







SK
spray some shoe waterproofer on her or something
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30 Mar 2009   #7

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TripOG View Post
spray some shoe waterproofer on her or something
& then the fridge will die as its not designed to deliver a constant chill, its been tried mate & deemed a failure.....







SK
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30 Mar 2009   #8

windows 7 X64
 
 

duct tape?
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30 Mar 2009   #9

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TripOG View Post
duct tape?
please...elaborate..??, im interested to know how duct tape will help..??






SK
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30 Mar 2009   #10

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if you cant duct it funk it
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