video card cooling

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  1. Grifter

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    zalman > * for videocard cooling.
     
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    You already know what I use. :hsugh:
     
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    acutally i dont
    98pro stock asus hsf?
     
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    KT, how hard was it to set that up? I'm looking at something like that for my next computer build I do. Also, how much did it cost ya?
     
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    It was very easy to setup, you just have to be cautious since you're dealing with water. I bought it a couple years ago when Zalman announced their water cooling Reserator kit. From what I recall, it cost me around $220, WITH everything... including reservoir/radiator, CPU cooler (ZM-WB2 GOLD), GPU cooler (The one you see in the pic), the tubing, pump, and flow indicator.

    It does a good job with cooling, and it's very silent as well. If you plan on overclocking I would probably recommend a stronger pump (they sell alternatives) than the stock pump. There are also better water cooling units out there, but they're difficult to setup, and quite costly.

    If you plan on watercooling, make sure you build it without the computer first. So many people make the mistake of building their cooling kit first time with their electronics and they end up springing a leak. Test each device thoroughly.

    Pic of cpu cooler:
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    Good advice thanks!
     
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    yeah that doesnt help me :o
     
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