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Old July 7, 2009, 06:08 PM
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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.

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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
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Old July 7, 2009, 06:29 PM
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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 >:[ )

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Old July 7, 2009, 07:02 PM
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heatkiller or this Swiftech APOGEE GTZ LGA775 CPU Water Block G1/4 Chrome HI-FLOW 1/2IN Barb Fittings - DirectCanada
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Old July 7, 2009, 07:49 PM
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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.
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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
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Heatkiller 3.0 or LT as mentioned above are my recommendations.
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Old July 7, 2009, 09:01 PM
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I've got a GTZ, going to get a Heatkiller myself once I've paid off my property taxes.
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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 :)
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