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I am looking at the Thermaltake internal water cooling system http://www.thermaltake.com/watercooling/cl-w0005bigwater/cl-w0005.htm for cooling both my processors (dual p4's on asus delux board)

 

I would use two radiators and two thermal blocks and one pump.

 

Can the hydrocool be used in the same way? I hate external clutter and trying to keep everything inside.

 

How does the hydrocool compare to the thermaltake system?

 

Also, has anyone ever heard of or used a freon or similar system to cool the innards of their pc?

 

Thanks,

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I am looking at the Thermaltake internal water cooling system http://www.thermaltake.com/watercooling/cl-w0005bigwater/cl-w0005.htm for cooling both my processors (dual p4's on asus delux board)

 

I would use two radiators and two thermal blocks and one pump.

 

Can the hydrocool be used in the same way? I hate external clutter and trying to keep everything inside.

 

How does the hydrocool compare to the thermaltake system?

 

Also, has anyone ever heard of or used a freon or similar system to cool the innards of their pc?

 

Thanks,

 

if using a single water pump.. word of caution CHECK FLOWS of waterblocks before using on system

http://www.houseofhelp.com/v2/showthread.php?t=26889

 

if you want extreme cooling freon, use a chiller more compact http://www.brinkmann.com/product.asp?ref=171&tb=Description

 

yes you can install HCX in tower look here http://www.houseofhelp.com/v2/showthread.php?t=25310 for monkeybastard done just that

 

For the 2 rads place after each CPU so can maximize cooling

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That is interesting. Some big water tubes on that install. Yes, I was going to install a radiator after each block. If I use two pumps I may put them in serieis in-between radiator and block.

 

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pump/block/radiator/pump/block/radiator.

 

The hard question to answer is the speed of the liquid in the block. It shouldn't sit so long that it won't remove the heat as it flows out of the block and not so fast that it doesn't have a chance to abosrb the heat.

 

Depends on what the pumps are rated for in cfm to do the job for one cpu and maintaining that for two cpus in series.

 

I will have to continue the research on the freon type cooling systems. Interesting site on that you gave.

 

Any pics of machines that use freon type cooling to keep pc at low temps?

 

I am thinking that if I go that route, I will keep the entire machine cool not just the cpu's. I just worry about condensation if the system shuts down abruptly.

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I am thinking that if I go that route, I will keep the entire machine cool not just the cpu's. I just worry about condensation if the system shuts down abruptly.

 

Need non-melting dielectric grease and non-conducting foam to keep from condensing...drips

 

grease the socket to keep condensation off the pins an MB

and for the vapour use foam gasket smeard with dielectric grease to make a barrier.where connects to WB an CPU (like silcone gasket)

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