Computer Water Cooling

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AMD FX8350 CPU - CoolerMaster Silencio 650 Case - New Water Cooling System

Lately after a use of 6 months of my AMD FX8350 CPU I'm experiencing high temperatures and loud noise coming from the CPU fan(I set that in order to keep it cooler). I decided to replace the stock fan ...
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Excessive heat with Corsair H80i

I've recently purchased a Corsair H80i (liquid cooling), but the CPU temperatures are actually higher than with stock fan cooler. My build: CoolerMaster GX550W, AMD FX 6300, ECS GTX 560, Kingston 8GB ...
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Sealing computer case against sea spray / maritime salt

I live in an area with a very heavy sea spray incidence. The sea spray is so heavy that most desktops I have here don't last past an year without changing a few parts, and even the laptops (usually ...
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i5-2500K (3.3 GHz) processor with H80 water cooling on a P8Z68-V PRO overheating/CPU fan not found

I built my computer a while back, and I have had this type of issues on and off all the time. When my computer is actually loading Windows, it works like a charm. The idle temperature is 25-30 ...
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Thermoelectric cooling (TEC) combined a liquid cooling system (LCS) module for lower temperatures

I have a new liquid cooling system (LCS) on the way (XSPC RS360 and Raystorm Kit), and it seems like a shame letting my good nick CM V8 cooler go to waste. So in pulling a few new and old pieces ...
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Thermal risks to other components when watercooling CPU

I recently ordered all the components for a new desktop system to replace my old, dying computer. I wanted to have a really quiet desktop, so I got a case rated for being quiet and opted to try a ...
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What is the best liquid for a liquid cooling system?

I am thinking of putting together a gaming computer with a home-built cooling system. I was wondering what I should use in order to not have it freeze up.
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Single liquid cooling provider for CPU and VGA

Given that there is a system with Intel Core i7 CPU and one Radeon HD 5870 VGA adapter, is there a water cooling solution with one cooler that both VGA and CPU heat sinks can be attached to?
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How to Pick the Size of Tubing for Water Cooling?

How should one pick what diameter of tubing to use on a water cooling build? Is it irrelevant and purely an aesthetics thing? Is a certain size required based on a calculation or formula?
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Will my computer shut down if my graphics card overheats?

I am going away for the weekend, and am concerned about letting my graphics cards run at full-tilt while I'm away. They are water-cooled, and sit at ~68 on full load. When they overheat, my screen ...
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MSI afterburner is showing 0MHz for the core clock

I have run a MSI afterburner 2.1.0 for a while. I have two 6950s on my rig, watercooled, and with the msiafterburner.cfg unofficial overclock enabled. For months I have run at 1150MV / 950MHz core / ...
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Do I need liquid cooling?

I'm building a computer mainly for gaming and developing games. It's going to be a three screen system with two GeForce GTX 460's and a quad-core i7. The newegg wattage calculator says I need around ...
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Will I ever need a water block for my GPU?

I am thinking of building a semi-gaming water-cooled machine sometime soon. However, most people (and kits) only talk about CPU water blocks. Will my GPU ever get warm enough so that I will need to ...
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I need a replacement heat sink thermistor for a MacPro1,1 [closed]

I need a replacement heat sink thermistor for a MacPro1,1. I pulled the 5160's and replaced them with 5350's (2.66/1066). I then did the BSEL and VID mods to get them working at 3.3/1333. The heat ...
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Can we use MSI Diamond P45 in the default complection with no watercooling?

I am thinking about buying MSI Diamond. I wonder if it would work (I mean not crashing or burning) without a watercooler?
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What coolant is best for a CPU water cooling system? [closed]

I have a Zalman LQ1000 case that has built in water cooling. Most of the time it works fine but I get a build up of particles in the coolant/water solution that clogs up the flow indicator impeller ...
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Watercooling a pair of ATI Radeon HD4850s

I have a box with a pair of ATI Radeon HD4850s. These bad boys, when in CrossFire mode, overheat like the Phoenix summer. My two options for cooling are more fans or watercooling. The case is ...
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Water cooling solution for Antec Fusion (M-ATX) case with i7

I currently have an ASUS Rampage II Gene M-ATX board with i processor in my HTPC. I would like to begin using watercooling mainly to keep the noise levels down, but also to overclock in the future. ...