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Windows 7: Water cooling?


28 Jul 2009   #1

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 
Water cooling?

What is the difference between water cooling and the fans? I think i need to know what kind of case I have or is it the mother board? Please help. ( I am including pics of the inside to help)




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28 Jul 2009   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Dogz

Are you asking if your computer is watercooled? Its not If your handy there are kits that will convert your comp.

Ken
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28 Jul 2009   #3

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

No Ken I'm asking if I can put water cooling into the system. and which kit I need.
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28 Jul 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Unless your an enthusiast and you intend on doing some major overclocking then I would not waist your money on it, if your temps are fine as it is then leave it as it is.
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28 Jul 2009   #5

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dogz View Post
No Ken I'm asking if I can put water cooling into the system. and which kit I need.
Toms hardware has a primer on h2o cooling. its here A Beginner's Guide For WaterCooling Your PC : Introduction - Review Tom's Hardware

And one place I trust is zalman they are here http://www.zalman.co.kr/ENG/product/...ategorySecond=


And this is a zalman system at oxide Zalman Reserator 1 V2 Fanless Water Cooling System at Xoxide!

Happy hunting

ken
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28 Jul 2009   #6

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mr GRiM View Post
Unless your an enthusiast and you intend on doing some major overclocking then I would not waist your money on it, if your temps are fine as it is then leave it as it is.
well actually the cpu fan goes crazy in the first few minutes and I think this might help the Swiftech H20-220 Compact CPU Water Cooling Kit I hope.
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28 Jul 2009   #7

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Water cooling is in general a LOT quieter. Its more efficent and the fan that goes on the radiator can spin relatively slowly compared to air alone. So for like an HTPC it works great.

I use one on my main machine bu may go back to air on my next one. Why? They require regular maintenence

1) Surprisingly the coolant evaporates you need to fill it up every few months, and if you forget and it goes below the priming level of the pump.. yow.

2) Mold. You can get some fluid with antibacterial stuff in it or you may have to add it yourself, but you need to keep an eye on your lines and if they start getting cloudy, put new fluid or a new shot of anti-bacterial agent in the fluid quick before it clogs up your radiator.

The maintnence isn't BAD but you DO have to keep a eye on it regularly (just like your car!). But.. boy are they quiet, and if you are using an SSD and enjoy it's silence and want low noise over all from your machine, then water cooling works really well for that. (Can even use on some graphics cards to keep the fan npoise low there too)
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28 Jul 2009   #8

 

Thanks a lot guys. I just blew every fuse in the house. How do I get the plug out of the tub now?
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28 Jul 2009   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (Retail)
 
 

Swiftech claims the H2O-220 is good for up to 5 years in it's (sealed) closed system (very little evaporation). I have one installed on my system.
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28 Jul 2009   #10

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

That sounds promising
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