Do i need watercooling for this?

  nufc2009 12:40 19 Oct 09
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it says watercooling, but i thought watercooling was if you choose that kind of cooling, im running on air can i use this:

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  wiz-king 12:45 19 Oct 09

no

  nufc2009 12:48 19 Oct 09

thought not, but the picture has a big water block hetsink thing or something at the bottom - that confused me.

cheers

  nufc2009 12:52 19 Oct 09

just noticed, you mean "no" i cannot use it, or i can?

  I am Spartacus 13:04 19 Oct 09

Yes, you can use it with air cooling. You just have the option to watercool the Northbridge if you do decide to go to watercooling.

  ambra4 13:04 19 Oct 09

“Im running on air can I use this?”

Yes

“It says water-cooling”

Only if you are going to be over clocking the CPU

Note the following: -

Designed for over clocking enthusiasts “With Overwhelming Over-Clocking Experience”

Download the motherboard manual and take a read

click here

  ambra4 13:13 19 Oct 09

“But the picture has a big water block heat sink thing or something at the bottom”

It not a water cooling heat sinks system

It a Hybrid Silent-Pipe Module that sits on the Intel P45 & Intel ICH10R chips to keep them

Cool.

As I said, download the “Motherboard Manual” and take a read

  nufc2009 13:16 19 Oct 09

ok thanks ambra4 - most helpful.

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