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    This one was assembled for a college professor and is destined to be a workhorse, so no flashy lights here. Still, I think it came out looking elegant and racy at the same time.

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    Here is a screen of it's maiden voyage...4.5GHz with HT off.


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    Here is what I am considering trying to talk into changing to...


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    With testing I found the Boreas able to do this at the same settings...


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    Here it is again with the Boreas at 4.4GHz with HT enabled. Which cooling method would you prefer?


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    I actually like both solutions...Is the Mo-Ra passive? I see no fans so had to ask

    Second question...difference in cost between the two systems?

    Edit: That is a tidy overclock the 4.5 club is still quite exclusive...well done you!!
    Last edited by grumpydaddy; 16-02-2010 at 12:50.
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    Quote Originally Posted by grumpydaddy View Post
    I actually like both solutions...Is the Mo-Ra passive? I see no fans so had to ask

    Second question...difference in cost between the two systems?
    The fans are attached to the case side instead of the rad...I thought it would give a cleaner look to the unit.

    The difference in cost between the two cooling solutions is almost none. You will spend close to $500 on a high-end wc set-up which is about the same price as the Boreas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rickss69 View Post
    The fans are attached to the case side instead of the rad...I thought it would give a cleaner look to the unit.

    The difference in cost between the two cooling solutions is almost none. You will spend close to $500 on a high-end wc set-up which is about the same price as the Boreas.
    With the side effectively open and fitted with fans too everything stays cool I guess...yep a very elegant solution...Your first pics seem to show it as a gold finish and although that is not so it does give me an Idea or two

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    It is the silver version of the Cosmos. The light above the table gave it the "gold" tinge when I took the picture.

    I am located in Rockvale TN.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rickss69 View Post
    Here it is again with the Boreas at 4.4GHz with HT enabled. Which cooling method would you prefer?
    Personally I would say depends, if you give me $500 to spend on a watercooling setup and I'm already have a case that can swallow the whole Boreas then I would pick Boreas. However, I'm still keptical about to run two 3000RPM at full speed and TECs at 100%. I prefer 60-70% are max throught but you won't achieve that kind of temps you are currently have.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deton View Post
    Personally I would say depends, if you give me $500 to spend on a watercooling setup and I'm already have a case that can swallow the whole Boreas then I would pick Boreas. However, I'm still keptical about to run two 3000RPM at full speed and TECs at 100%. I prefer 60-70% are max throught but you won't achieve that kind of temps you are currently have.
    Understand that, but this pc is a purpose built unit. It will be used for specific tasks and not 24/7. When it does run it will be at or near it's maximum potential.

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    Good job Rick ! Try a Mountain Mods case for your next build:


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    Oh Gawd! That reminds me of a DD WaterBox I did a long time ago...I was never so glad to be finished with something in my life lol.


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    I believe this is a larger case 28x 28x 28, the one you have in the photo looks like 18 x 18 x 18

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