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    Default Skimming through frozencpu and caught my eye...

    I was looking through frozen cpu and came across the larkooler WC system. Now I know this won't compare to other high end WC systems, but would this be better than me getting an air cooler? I could always upgrade the parts in the future. http://www.frozencpu.com/products/11...ml?id=BqYsFB7g

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    I guess you were busy drumming and missed out the review.
    http://www.pureoverclock.com/article1022.html

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    Oh, haha! Well I want you experts opinions! And this system WOULD be upgradable, right?
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    Interesting. It comes with universal mofset,NB and VGA waterblock. The rad is copper tubing along with a copper block. The pump pumps 72L per hour. I did see Madshrimp recommend it. He is a renouned AMD Phenom overclocker.

    After reading our review, I think it will pull what higher end air cooling will. If you upgrade anything, you will probably spend more than a custom cooling system IMO.
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    I just read over the review and it basically says everything that I was initially thinking.
    Interesting effort to put an all in one kit together though.

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    I wanted to go for the one with just the CPU cooler.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jayfunk View Post
    I just read over the review and it basically says everything that I was initially thinking.
    Interesting effort to put an all in one kit together though.
    I agree Jay. At least the think a little out of the box

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    As long as it is a stepping stone into bigger and better things, sure. We all need something to ease the transition, and that kit might be just the thing, much more-so than a self-contained H50 that doesn't teach anything. Seems like it would be comparable to that performance-wise too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by criss_glitch666 View Post
    this system WOULD be upgradable, right?
    Yes...but what the point doing so when you replace it with restricted high flow block; example: Apogee XT will kill the pump. This is a 1/4" tubing system so beware. I did try to use 1/4"ID tube from HomeDepot and it didn't fit.

    Quote Originally Posted by Drdeath View Post
    Interesting. It comes with universal mofset,NB and VGA waterblock. The rad is copper tubing along with a copper block. The pump pumps 72L per hour. I did see Madshrimp recommend it. He is a renouned AMD Phenom overclocker.

    After reading our review, I think it will pull what higher end air cooling will. If you upgrade anything, you will probably spend more than a custom cooling system IMO.
    Those blocks are very litimed compability with newer boards though. In my test I got the result for 70ish degree. So its performance on par with single rad self-contained kit.


    Quote Originally Posted by criss_glitch666 View Post
    I wanted to go for the one with just the CPU cooler.
    I know your main concern is budget and only want to cool CPU only then why not take a look at CoolIt ECO240 or the Vantage? These kits are much cheaper than the Larkooler and they perform pretty good too.

    I just got the Vantage review done but I don't know when it gets publish but I can tell you this. It beats H50 and head to head with DIY custom single rad setup.

    Oh BTW, Corsair just released H70. A beefier than H50 kit, Corsair claims the H70 beats the H50 by at least 10C. I'm waiting for the sample at the moment.

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    Criss, buy the one that Deton has, it would be a lot cheaper. He only used it for review, that's if he still has it ?

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    @Dr. D; you read my mind
    I left him a PM regarding about that.

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    It's a good way for Criss to save money, and at the same time and give you some space for new samples.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doctor_Death View Post
    It's a good way for Criss to save money, and at the same time and give you some space for new samples.
    I know and he doesn't live far from me either...just 1 - 1.5 hrs drive and if he want to save the shipping cost then just come to see me.

    You're right...gotta to make room for new samples, can't be a hoarder....yeah the room is start messing up again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deton View Post
    I know and he doesn't live far from me either...just 1 - 1.5 hrs drive and if he want to save the shipping cost then just come to see me.
    LMAO, yeah.. ONLY a 1.5 hour drive. I'm pretty sure the cost of gas for the trip would make up for the shipping cost.

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    Quote Originally Posted by criss_glitch666 View Post
    LMAO, yeah.. ONLY a 1.5 hour drive. I'm pretty sure the cost of gas for the trip would make up for the shipping cost.
    Maybe...it won't cost that much (the one I estimated for you) but the time to travelling for the a small package is not worth it.

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    Criss; if you have any questions abou this kit feel free to ask.

    Just want you to know the radiator designed to mount externally. You'll have no problem to use this kit with 920 @4ghz, if you have two extra 120mm fan laying around then just slap then on to do push/pull configuration. It will improve the performance a little bit more. BTW, the pump/res have a little LED light. I don't know if you notice the image in the review or not. Oh...rad fans are LED light as well.

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