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Sam_Reynolds May 9, 2011 05:50 PM

Keeping your cool: a guide to prevent your rig from overheating
All that gear within your computer has one common enemy -- heat. The excessive heat from an improperly cooled computer can shorten the life expectancy of components and cause intermittent errors such as lockups. If you plan on upgrading your machine with a new graphics card or a faster processor its pretty likely that the cooling gear you curr... [ Read full article ]

bottle May 9, 2011 09:06 PM

Unline ALC systems which are a 1 piece factory made system, watercooling systems have multiple components and must be assembled by the user. Any watercooling system will contain a reservoir for the coolant, pumps, piping, and a waterblock to put over the CPU and other components.

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Nice article! :thumb:

da_bradler May 10, 2011 12:33 AM

What are the possible side effects of connecting your water cooling tubing to a freon/air conditioner setup?

MacJunky May 10, 2011 12:33 AM


Keep your eyes peeled for our upcoming guide to keeping your notebook cool.
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