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Old 01-02-2005, 06:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Could anyone explain how a water cooled computer works?

Does it work like a car engine? water running through the whole computer? How is it possible?

I don't get it. Thanks.
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Old 01-02-2005, 06:15 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You get heat conductive plates and attach them to the componants your cooling - then attach pipes and a pump. The water is moved past the heat plates and moves the heat with it. It usually ends up in a cooling tank after this. Then it goes aorund again.
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Yep its a constant flow of cool water passing warm computer hardware, then carrying the heat away. The better the cooling system the cooler it is and the faster your water will be pumpet carrying heat. This can get very expensive.
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Old 01-02-2005, 08:26 PM   #4 (permalink)
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does the cooling liquid have to be replaced every, let's say, month? do you have to replace it at all?
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Old 01-02-2005, 08:31 PM   #5 (permalink)
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sometimes you might need to get a good one or its resivoir will leak and spike your hardware
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Old 01-03-2005, 10:01 AM   #6 (permalink)
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It sounds too expensive to me and it may need alot of attention for maintainence. I would rather go with the traditional cooling fan. Thanks for the clarification.
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Old 01-03-2005, 01:28 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Coolermaster do a seriously good CPU cooler. Damn effective too from what i've seen.

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