water cooling a CPU and GPU

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  1. Skyeg

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    i was bored today so i decided im gonna water cool my computer and do some serious overclocking. i looked at the water cooling systems available and decided to build my own.

    heres what im thinking , tell me if you think i need to change part of it:

    im gonna take a copper heat sink, drill holes running parralel to the bottom of the heat sink very close to the bottom of the heatsink and put copper tubing through there so the water will be goign through the bottom of the heat sink. id do the same kinda thing for the GPU. and if i get really bored maybe solder some copertubing on the heatspreaders on my RAM. im gogi nto use plastic or rubber tubing to connect everything instead of trying to use all copper.

    the radiator will be a coil of copper tubeing in some type of enclosure with fans mouted on both ends (both pulling air in the same direction of course)

    the resevoir, pump and radiator will all be on the outside of the case my fulltower case is already full.



    good idea or bad idea?
     
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    Interesting idea and in theory it should work. Make sure to seal everything up tightly before running power through the system. And take pictures, I'd like to see this.
     
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    I've seen it done and it works to some extent but the bottleneck in heat dissipation is still going to be the processor/heatsink interface.
    Good luck and have fun!
     
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    are u gonna to do a massive overclock?!
     
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    im gonna try to get a 2.8e to like 3.2 or 3.4 to start with.
     
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    iv been looking for silicon tubing that will fit on a 1/8 barbed conector thingy.... i was going to use aquarium air line tubing but i dont like it. so far i havnt been able to find any silicon tubing anyone know where i could get some?
     
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    it doesnt need water cooling..
    using normal fan is alright
     
  8. Skyeg

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    for a 2.8e? prescotts run hot my runs at like 130 degrees F idle with included hsf...3.4 is just where i want to start, iv never oc'd a pentium 4 before so im taking it slow. ill probubly go past 3.4 ad id liek it to be significantly under 130 degrees idle especialy is its not oc'd.
     
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    Darfion Soapbox guru...

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    You ever kissed a girl son?
    [chuckles]
     
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    :lol: :lol:

    my girlfriend is in michigan so i have lots of free time
     
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    Oh my.

    LOL.
     

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