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Old 07-21-2008, 12:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Q6600 Koolance Watercooled, Is this worth it?

Looking for a new PC to play AoC, work... and Warhammer when it comes out.

Is this worth the $750 he wants for it, right now? I have no real experience with watercooled, are they worth the trouble?

Q6600
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150gb Raptor
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Looks like a decent deal?
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Default Re: Q6600 Koolance Watercooled, Is this worth it?

GPU isn't that great, and the harddrive is kind of stupid considering there are drives that are almost as fast and give tons more space

i dunno about the WC...most good WC setups are costume..
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Default Re: Q6600 Koolance Watercooled, Is this worth it?

i say itsa not bad deal, you may want to get a bigger hard drive tho, a 500gb will run you about 90$
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Default Re: Q6600 Koolance Watercooled, Is this worth it?

koolance watercooling = good air setup

but that is definitely a good looking deal
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does that include a case? I say go for it.
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Depends on which koolance setup it is. Generally however koolance violates the #1 prime directive of water cooling and that is to never mix copper and aluminum.

As a result of this, you get something called galvanic corrosion to occur which is never good.

Anyways I would say get pics of it and then decide.
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I would drop the raptor and get the seagate 640

Newegg.com - Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD6400AAKS 640GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - Internal Hard Drives

Then you can bump it up to a 4850 =D
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Default Re: Q6600 Koolance Watercooled, Is this worth it?

haha, any one say over kill (power supply)
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haha, any one say over kill (power supply)
no no its futureproof lol.
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Default Re: Q6600 Koolance Watercooled, Is this worth it?

lol a good 400 watt psu could power that system
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