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BALISTX February 7, 2008 04:10 PM

Watercooling an E8400
Is the NCIX Water Cooling Essentials 120 CPU Water Cooling Kit enough to properly cool an E8400?

enaberif February 7, 2008 04:21 PM

Can't see why not unless your gonna be cooling more than just the cpu.

3.0charlie February 7, 2008 04:24 PM

Plentyful. Remember my Reviewer's Tryout? http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...oling-kit.html

Though I would replace the plastic barbs by some metal ones for the block and the rad.

Eldonko February 7, 2008 04:30 PM

Yeah good plan, I hate those plastic ones

magictorch February 7, 2008 05:22 PM

Glad to see you going the WC route.

BTW Id get a reservoir as well with that kit if you can.

BALISTX February 7, 2008 05:46 PM

I would def get a the Swiftech Micro Res and replace the plastic barbs with metal ones. Any particular barbs you guys recommend? What fluid do you recommend. I'm thinking I'm going to go with a blue theme. I'm also going to pick up some blue smart coils.

3.0charlie February 7, 2008 06:30 PM

Any metal barb will do, as long as it has the orings. I think they all do, except the Thermochill barbs for their PA rads. Fluid? Hydrx with some distilled water works just fine. But it will be green. Coils are only necessary if you have a tight bend - and you will have a very tight bend with 3/8" tubing to need coils.

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