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Would a 360 rad on the top, a 240 on the bottom and a 240 on the back be too much for a a watercooling system in a 800D?
    
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CPU only or GPU as well? SLI/xfire? What cards?

That's a lot of rad... But overkill is the name of the game here at OCN
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Well I'm just prepping it right now, I'm going to see benchmarks for Bulldozer. But CPU, GPU, and North/South Bridge.
    
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No such thing as overkill on OCN. That would be a cool loop, just make sure you have some pump power with a custom pump top or pump top-res.
 
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There is no such thing as overkill. (unless it annihilates your wallet to such a point you can't afford to eat for a month, then it may be overkill. maybe.)
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Should I run two pumps in this loop?
Oh and I'm running two 6970's on xfire
    
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For what hardware? I think with that the WC pros can help you.

I would go no less than a 3x120 rad for a i7 x58 chip You can do with less, but depends on the clocks.

EDIT... no not overkill then

still need full system specs.
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I'm waiting for Bulldozer to release, and then choose all my stuff but I know I'm running 6970's in crossfire.
    
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Originally Posted by Blood-Fox View Post
Should I run two pumps in this loop?
Oh and I'm running two 6970's on xfire
With all those GPU blocks and such some might recommend it but a single MCP650 will do it with a nice custom top. I would personally go dual-loop with a dual D5 drive bay res with built in pump-tops.
 
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The cool thing about rads is they increase in cooling ability pretty linearly with fan RPM, so with that much radiator you'll be able to run quiet fans and still get awesome temps.

Nb/Sb water cooling is basically eye candy, be aware of that.

When I finally do a WC loop I think I'm just going to slap a MO-RA 3 on the side and be done with it

http://www.frozencpu.com/products/12...?tl=g30c95s667
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