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Is it still worth watercooling?

So I have a 660ti FTW signature 2 and a i5 3570k @4.2ghz on air(stays around 50 degrees celsius). I need to know if it is even worth watercooling them both, I mean the CPU i am definitely going to keep but i think it might be time to upgrade my 660ti. Still the games that I mostly play include counter strike and assassins creed(which i can play on high) so I really don't know what i should do. Any help would be appreciated!

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I would upgrade to a modern GPU first.

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Personally I think it would be a waste of money to watercool the 660ti. I'd keep it for another year (the golden rule is keep gpus for 3 years at least) and then buy a new gpu, watercooling the 660ti would probably cost you as much as a new (and faster) graphics card.

If your cpu sticks to 50c, you certainly don't need any more cooling for it. i5 cpus are comfortable at over 75c if needed.

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No, AIO liquid coolers don't improve temps that much over high end air coolers (about 2-6C) and you need a reference PCB for your GPU 90% of the time when you want to water cool, custom loops are sort of worth it if you have $400+ to dedicate just to building the loop.

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I really dont think water cooling is worht it except for extreme overclocks

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No, AIO liquid coolers don't improve temps that much over high end air coolers (about 2-6C) and you need a reference PCB for your GPU 90% of the time when you want to water cool, custom loops are sort of worth it if you have $400+ to dedicate just to building the loop.

MY 660TI uses the reference 680 board so it can be watercooled.

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Only if you need to get performance numbers that are unreachable without water cooling is water cooling ever worth it from a price to performance standpoint.

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No. Just buy an AiO for your CPU, and leave the GPU on air. Maybe when you upgrade it to something better, then consider a G10+AiO bracket for it.

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only reason to watercool the 660ti is when BIOS hacking the voltage (1.35v+). 

i did SLI 3GB cards and was ok, not worth the hardware shell-out, unless you

already have a loop started/done.

as mentioned before, selling the 660ti and getting newer available tech, then

possibly looking to water cooling. but for now, stay on air for both.

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If you can, get a GTX 970. So good for the price.

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