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Windows 7: Post Your Overclock!

01 Jun 2010   #361
Dave76

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Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by blackroseMD1 View Post
Yeah. In another thread, someone pointed me towards this: Corsair H50 Hdryo CPU Cooler

A water cooling kit for $80. The reviews are pretty good, so I think I'm gonna get it with my next check. I'll post back here once I have it installed.
Water is better, just the thought of water moving under pressure in my case gives me the willies.

Can't get the vision of one drop of water landing in the wrong place, out of my head

Just paranoia, hope you find a good one.


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01 Jun 2010   #362
blackroseMD1

Windows 10 Tech Preview 9926 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dave76 View Post
Water is better, just the thought of water moving under pressure in my case gives me the willies.

Can't get the vision of one drop of water landing in the wrong place, out of my head

Just paranoia, hope you find a good one.
Yeah, I know what you mean. I'm not completely comfortable with the idea, but the reviews on it are pretty good, and the price is good. Seems like a good way for a novice to get into water cooling.
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02 Jun 2010   #363
FCVPI99

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by blackroseMD1 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dave76 View Post
Water is better, just the thought of water moving under pressure in my case gives me the willies.

Can't get the vision of one drop of water landing in the wrong place, out of my head

Just paranoia, hope you find a good one.
Yeah, I know what you mean. I'm not completely comfortable with the idea, but the reviews on it are pretty good, and the price is good. Seems like a good way for a novice to get into water cooling.
cant you use colent instead of water?? i dont seeing it being that much thicker
at least that way if it does leak it wont kill anything (just make sure to get the good stuff not the cheap stuff)
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02 Jun 2010   #364
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

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Water is better, just the thought of water moving under pressure in my case gives me the willies.

Can't get the vision of one drop of water landing in the wrong place, out of my head

Just paranoia, hope you find a good one.
Yeah, I know what you mean. I'm not completely comfortable with the idea, but the reviews on it are pretty good, and the price is good. Seems like a good way for a novice to get into water cooling.
cant you use colent instead of water?? i dont seeing it being that much thicker
at least that way if it does leak it wont kill anything (just make sure to get the good stuff not the cheap stuff)
I was going to look into something like that. You would need a non conductive fluid of similar density and properties however, and that may not exist.

~Lordbob
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02 Jun 2010   #365
ZaLiTH

Win 10 x64 Pro x64 / Ubuntu 15.10 x64
 
 

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i have tried a few times to download and run memtest86 version 4.0
i download file burn iso to CD and restart computer but it wont read i have done it 5 times already all 5 times the same thing yet UBCD and parted magic work fine
That's wierd.. Never gave me any trouble. Well, let's put it this way; as long as the voltage is at least the rated value (according to CPU-z) or a little bit higher, it'll be safe.

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Yeah, I know what you mean. I'm not completely comfortable with the idea, but the reviews on it are pretty good, and the price is good. Seems like a good way for a novice to get into water cooling.
cant you use colent instead of water?? i dont seeing it being that much thicker
at least that way if it does leak it wont kill anything (just make sure to get the good stuff not the cheap stuff)
I was going to look into something like that. You would need a non conductive fluid of similar density and properties however, and that may not exist.

~Lordbob
You do get non-conductive liquids specially for liquid cooled PC setups... My internet is messing around at the moment, so I can't load the actual page, but a quick Google search showed a couple links that look promising; such as Non-Conductive Coolant and PC ICE Non-Conductive Water Cooling Coolant 32 Ounces CLEAR: CrazyPC Computers.

Oh, and if water (or non-water based) running through pipes isn't quite hardcore enough for you..... Why not submerge your entire PC in oil...? Hehe... Custom PCs by Puget Systems; Mineral Oil Submerged Computer
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02 Jun 2010   #366
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

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Oh, and if water (or non-water based) running through pipes isn't quite hardcore enough for you..... Why not submerge your entire PC in oil...? Hehe... Custom PCs by Puget Systems; Mineral Oil Submerged Computer
Seen it before. The concept is cool, but in practice is stupid.

~Lordbob
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02 Jun 2010   #367
blackroseMD1

Windows 10 Tech Preview 9926 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FCVPI99 View Post

cant you use colent instead of water?? i dont seeing it being that much thicker
at least that way if it does leak it wont kill anything (just make sure to get the good stuff not the cheap stuff)
As far as I know, a lot of these mini water cooling systems don't actually use water, but coolant. I'm pretty sure that's what I read when I was reading up on the Thermaltake Symphony mini, anyway.
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02 Jun 2010   #368
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by blackroseMD1 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FCVPI99 View Post

cant you use colent instead of water?? i dont seeing it being that much thicker
at least that way if it does leak it wont kill anything (just make sure to get the good stuff not the cheap stuff)
As far as I know, a lot of these mini water cooling systems don't actually use water, but coolant. I'm pretty sure that's what I read when I was reading up on the Thermaltake Symphony mini, anyway.
You would generally use distilled water.

~Lordbob
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02 Jun 2010   #369
Dave76

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

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02 Jun 2010   #370
ZaLiTH

Win 10 x64 Pro x64 / Ubuntu 15.10 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lordbob75 View Post
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Oh, and if water (or non-water based) running through pipes isn't quite hardcore enough for you..... Why not submerge your entire PC in oil...? Hehe... Custom PCs by Puget Systems; Mineral Oil Submerged Computer
Seen it before. The concept is cool, but in practice is stupid.

~Lordbob
Yeah of course, but how much of the stuff that is 'cool' or 'wierd' in the computer world is actually practical anyway...? Lol.. Computers are not here to make our lifes easier, simpler, or more enjoyable; it's all about bragging rights...
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