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post #1 of 10
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Is that a bad idea?
I'm looking to buy the XSPC Rasa 750 RS240 kit and I'm planning to buy a universal GPU water block for ONE GPU, alongside 4x CM Sickleflow fans in a push/pull config on the rad.

Will it work?
post #2 of 10
Might be pushing your temps a bit high. Maybe add a second 240 rad on it.
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post #3 of 10
The universal gpu coolers typically dont add as much heat as a full cover one so you might be ok but you will be pushing it on the temp side. I would recommend at least another 120 at least maybe a 240 nice you are using a slim rad to begin with.
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post #4 of 10
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How much of an improvement will I see if I got a 360 rad as opposed to the 240 rad I linked to?
post #5 of 10
I'm curious as well because I'm in the same exact situation.
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post #6 of 10
I run my gtx 480 and a c2q q9450 OC'd to 4.00ghz and my temps are beautiful. I run low 50s under load on cpu and gpu may hit past 50 under serious gaming loads on rare occasions.

ambient temps of the room Im in is around low to mid 70s. I am using the rasa kit with the 360 rad.
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post #7 of 10
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I run my gtx 480 and a c2q q9450 OC'd to 4.00ghz and my temps are beautiful. I run low 50s under load on cpu and gpu may hit past 50 under serious gaming loads on rare occasions.

ambient temps of the room Im in is around low to mid 70s. I am using the rasa kit with the 360 rad.
I can do with temps higher than that so I suppose a 240 is ok for me..
post #8 of 10
Your best bet is the RX kit.
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I suppose it all depends on what temps you're comfortable with
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post #10 of 10
I'd go with the RX kit (240) instead. I have it myself and it rocks. I also plan on adding GPU later, and yes it can take it easly, any more than that and you need a 360.


But a RX240 is enough. The RS240 I doubt.
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