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is there a water cooler that can handle my OC?

by ET_CaughDrop / February 22, 2013 2:15 PM PST

i have an AMD FX-6200 rinning stock clocks, with the stock heat sink. i was impatient and skimped out on my case, so i can only fit a 120mm liquid cooler in it.
I'm wanting to OC my processor to as close to 5g's as possible. is there any cooler that will fit in my system (whether it be air or liquid) that can handle that high of an overclock? in regards to air cooling, i don't mind doing away with my side panel to fit a large cooler. i also already have low profile ram, so size of the cooler doesn't matter.

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What does the cooler have to be in it?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 23, 2013 2:18 AM PST
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that would be awesome!!
by ET_CaughDrop / February 23, 2013 7:33 PM PST

if it weren't over $300......

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It was an example.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 23, 2013 11:56 PM PST

Most if not all water coolers have a heat exchanger and my question remains. Why must the heat exchanger be inside the case?

You are building this so why not put the exchanger outside and run the plumbing. Maybe I'm making too big an assumption here. That is, maybe folk don't build their machines anymore. They can only bolt it together and can't mount something unless the diagram shows it and there is a slot A and tab B?

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