The First sub-$1,000 Water-cooled PC

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noobe1981

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Its not to awfully bad, but I sure wouldn't buy. This is just a gimmik to get people that don't know to much. "hey water cooled this must be leet" lol.
 
^ :lol: It's not too bad. But there is no point in putting water cooling on a set up that won't OC (unless you want to build a quiet PC). The motherboard (610i chipset) isn't meant for OCing. P45 would have been a better choice along with a 4850. Also that water cooling kit isn't even close to a Swiftech.
 
Does the CPU come factory overclocked? I mean if not then what's the point? I think they could have at least used an SLi board. Oh well, I guess it's a good start for those whom are unable, or just to lazy, to build their own water cooled rig but still want one.
 
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Not bad for a low-cost gamer. P45 with a 4850 can't be done under $1000. 9600GT is a decent mid-range video card.
 

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E5200, what a beast! Good thing it's got the cooling to keep it in place.

The computer sucks ass. The RAM choice is poor, the motherboard is out dated and the vid card is under powered.
 

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I just configured a similar system for 673.99 at the egg and I still don't want it. Had to guess on the PSU an OS but given the poor choices from the other hardware it wasn't too difficult to find pieces that fit.
I had to use a different mobo due too lack of stock, because the board is out dated.
 

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Seems very expensive for what it is, unless it comes with a monitor, too. But still, a P45, E7200, 4Gb of RAM and an HD4850 would blow this thing out of the water (catch the pun?). Watercooling must be expensive.
 
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Looks like a good rig for playing WoW. Not sure about Crysis.
 
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Great price. I might buy one and swap the CPU for an E8400. Maybe Widow offers custom options or a barebones?
 

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WHAT?

9600 GT for a gaming rig? I thought the ballpark for "gaming rigs" was the 9800 GTX and ATi Radeon HD 4850.
Infact,I know a guy who JUST made a 9800 GTX/E8400 rig...for only 400 dollars with some of his older parts.
 

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[citation][nom]Jimmy9090[/nom]Not bad for a low-cost gamer. P45 with a 4850 can't be done under $1000. 9600GT is a decent mid-range video card.[/citation]
Yes it can.
I can do one easily for under 1000.Unless you have like a cooler master stacker 830 and 2 1TB HD-D's.
 

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For the same price, I can get a much more powerful system (stock cooled) than you can OC an E5200. Defeats the entire purpose of water cooling.
 
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