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Old 08-07-2004, 08:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Is water cooling really any better than air cooling? Is it worth the extra cost?

I am putting together a new top notch pc with AMD 64bit 3200+ cpu and wondering which cooling method is best. Any suggestions anyone?
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Old 08-07-2004, 09:33 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Are you gonna OC it heavily?

Water cooling is really only meant for heavy OCing, and is a rather painstaking method and potentially expensive one if you make a mistake and spring a leak......
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Old 08-07-2004, 10:16 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I am not really considering over clocking. ive just had problems in the past with cooling an wondered if that would be the solution. im going for a decent case this time (Thermaltake Tsunami VA3000BNA ) with more case fans so there shouldnt be a problem. i was just wondering if water cooling would make much of difference.

think ill save the money and get more ram

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Yeah, save you money and perhaps if your really concerned add some thermal paste to keep the temps down
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