Go Back   Hardware Canucks > CASES & COOLING > Water Cooling

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old July 7, 2009, 05:08 PM
Bubbzilla's Avatar
Top Prospect
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: EDMONTON AB!!
Posts: 180
Default Best Water Block for i7

I have been shopping for a new computer for the past few months now. I want it to be WCed but the cooling block I was looking at, the Apogee GTZ is unavailable. So, i need to find a different one. I have looked at a couple, but i dont really know what to look for. I have no idea what to get, so any help is welcome.

These are some of the ones ive looked at
Zalman ZM-GWB5 Plus COPPER-BASE CPU Waterblock S1366 775 AM3 AM2+ 754 939 940 - DirectCanada

XSPC X2O Delta CPU Block V3 LGA1366 LGA775 AM2 CPU Water Block G1/4 - DirectCanada.

Swiftech APOGEE GT LGA775/S754/AM2/AM3/LGA1366 3/8IN & 1/2IN Barbs - DirectCanada
CoolerMaster HAF 932
Intel i7 920

Corsair HX1000W PSU

WD 1TB Black Cavair

Gigabyte UD-5 MoBo

Corasair 1600Mhz 6GB RAM

eVGA GTX 275
Thermalright Ultra 120
Window 7 Premium 64-bit

Samsung 275T Plus
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old July 7, 2009, 05:29 PM
steers's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Waterloo, ON
Posts: 299

My System Specs


If you're okay with importing, I would consider the Heatkiller 3.0. From what I've seen its performance is just stellar, and it's quite a looker too (in my opinion).

Both Sidewinder and PPCs have them in stock, but make sure to use USPS rather than UPS (I got dinged $54 in brokerage fees and I'm still sore about it >:[ )

Watercool HEATKILLER® CPU Rev3.0 1366 CPU Water Block Products Model: 14015 [14015] : Performance-PCs.com, ... sleeve it and they will come
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old July 7, 2009, 06:02 PM
gingerbee's Avatar
Hall Of Fame
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Orillia, Ontario
Posts: 6,848

My System Specs


heatkiller or this Swiftech APOGEE GTZ LGA775 CPU Water Block G1/4 Chrome HI-FLOW 1/2IN Barb Fittings - DirectCanada
Fav quote "One should strive to achieve; not sit in bitter regret." Ronin Harris
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old July 7, 2009, 06:49 PM
Dazmode's Avatar
Hall Of Fame
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Oakville
Posts: 1,711

For performance EK Supreme LT or HK 3.0 would be my recommendation. If you want more bling Supreme or Koolance CPU350 looks great. GTZ would my my last choice.
Venom Build: Caselabs SMH10, 3930k, 2x GTX680, MSI BigBangII, 8x Dominators, 2 x D5 , Quad Rad, Adaptec 7805, 4x WD Red, 2x Intel 510, Aquaero 5, 11x GT
Silent Sniper Build: Final Video, XSPC H1 Cube case, Supreme HF, 2xGTX470, GA G1 Sniper, Dominators, 2x Triple rad, Triebwerk Fans, 2x D5, Custom Sleeving
Orange Build: Final Video
HTPC Build: Final Video
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old July 7, 2009, 06:51 PM
Jackquelegs's Avatar
Hall Of Fame
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Burnaby, BC
Posts: 2,590

My System Specs


The GTZ isn't nearly as good as it should be. HK 3.0, or Koolance 350 are both great blocks. Also try EK Supreme LT
Intel Core i7 930 D0 4.2ghz, Corsair XMS3 6X2GB DDR3-1600 CL 8-8-8-24, Xfire HD5870, Intel X-25M 34nm 80gb, Enermax Revolution85+ 1050W, Xonar D2X

E8400 4.0ghz, XFX 780i, Mushkin XP2 PC-6400, Antec Earthwatts 750W

Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old July 7, 2009, 07:26 PM
Apollo4g's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Montreal
Posts: 876

Heatkiller 3.0 or LT as mentioned above are my recommendations.
800D | i7 920 | EVGA Classified LE | 5970 EK Waterblock | 12GB - 1600 Dominators DDR3 | Silverstone Decathlon 1200W | Vertex 120GB |
ASUS Xonar HDAV1.3 | Heatkiller 3.0 | Thermochill PA.120.3 | Freezone Elite | 2x655's with EK Dual D5 Top | T-Virus Res |

Reply With Quote
  #7 (permalink)  
Old July 7, 2009, 08:01 PM
SugarJ's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Langley, BC
Posts: 6,712

My System Specs


I've got a GTZ, going to get a Heatkiller myself once I've paid off my property taxes.
Reply With Quote
  #8 (permalink)  
Old July 7, 2009, 11:54 PM
Hall Of Fame
Join Date: May 2008
Location: London
Posts: 1,433

My System Specs


Go with performance-pcs. I've dealt with them and they have awesome shipping prices. The cheapest USPS won't be much, it'll take a week and a half probably to get there. Since you live in BC you'll probably have to pay GST + 5.00 Canada Post fee when it comes to the door. Maybe you won't if you're lucky :)
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[WTB] HD3870 x2 Water Block anabioz Buy/Sell & Trade 3 March 26, 2009 07:25 PM
[WTB] CPU Water Block Lpfan4ever Buy/Sell & Trade 10 March 4, 2009 07:00 AM
[FS] 4870x2 with water block [email protected] Buy/Sell & Trade 20 January 12, 2009 05:51 AM
EK Water Block miggs78 Water Cooling 20 October 12, 2008 06:13 PM
NorthBridge water block James_8970 Water Cooling 2 November 27, 2007 08:52 PM