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Old May 13, 2009, 08:32 PM
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Are you planning to overclock? Liquid cooling is an expensive, pointless, and potentially dangerous alternative to air cooling. With a proper aftermarket HSF, you can do some good overclocking, nearing 4GHz. Only then does watercooling start being moderately worth while.

If you're not planning to overclock, you're wasting hundreds of dollars for naught. Instead, i'd put the money you'd be spending on the WC solution into upgrading your i7 920 to a 940, or perhaps getting a second GTX 295 for quad-sli. EDIT: or, like the guy above me said, perhaps use that saved money to get an SSD for your OS drive.
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