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Old March 31, 2009, 10:52 AM
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WC'ing is surprisingly effective at high heat loads. I think people get a little too bent out of shape over temps. Unless you're going flat out for max overclock there is nothing wrong with letting the temps run warm. Unless you get creative you pretty much have to decide if you want quiet with only one pump and a couple fans or loud and high performance running multiple pumps and lots of rads with push/pull screamers.
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Old March 31, 2009, 11:02 AM
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i would agree i once cooled.

CPU - X2 5000+
Video - 3850 in CF

with only a pa120.1 and it was more than enough. The thermochill rads are truly awesome.
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Old March 31, 2009, 11:15 AM
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En passant Phil, il y a une grosse différence entre le PA 120.2 et le Swiftech... la qualité et efficacité du PA est supérieur. Donc, si tu as le choix, le Thermochill est définitivement le meilleur des deux.
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En passant Phil, il y a une grosse différence entre le PA 120.2 et le Swiftech... la qualité et efficacité du PA est supérieur. Donc, si tu as le choix, le Thermochill est définitivement le meilleur des deux.
Tout va dépendre du budget disponible mais merci pour le conseil
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Old March 31, 2009, 01:26 PM
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En passant Phil, il y a une grosse différence entre le PA 120.2 et le Swiftech... la qualité et efficacité du PA est supérieur. Donc, si tu as le choix, le Thermochill est définitivement le meilleur des deux.
True, to an extent. The MCR-220 is very efficient with particular fans: the Yate Loons, the Scythe SFF21Fs amongst others. Could the 220 handle the load generated by my setup? No. The PA120.2? Absolutely.

920 oc'ed to 4.0 stock 260s, NB. While folding on CPU (dual SMP client), while folding on GPUs (dual GPU client):

68-70-64-66 on the i7
42 on GPU #1
43 on GPU #2.

Ambiant is 21C.

Rads are much more efficient that users tend to believe. Most have overkill rad setups.
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