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Hello gents, I am working my way up to big boy water cooling and need your advice.

I have a 600T case, I am currently using a H70 to cool my CPU and I am getting great temps. I would like to have my CFX watercooled as well so I have begun purchasing parts for a loop. I already have a 240 rad for the top of the case, and I should have a 200 rad for the front intake for my case by the end of the month. I bought a MCP35X with the reservoir , and two EK FC6970s.

I want to know if I can use just one MCP35X to push fluid through both blocks and both rads? Also, would it be okay to go Res -> Pump ->200 Rad ->240 Rad ->1st Gpu Block -> 2nd Gpu Block ->back to Res?

My goal is to be able to have enough cooling to overclock these 6950s to a respectable level, and have some extra head room for the future. Will this cover it?
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Yes, the MCP35x will handle that with no issues at all. You most likely won't even need to run it at 100%.
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35x wouldn't break a sweat. Your flow chart looks fine.
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Yes, the MCP35x will handle that with no issues at all. You most likely won't even need to run it at 100%.
Great news cause I was trying to keep my costs down, this stuff adds up quick.... I believe it was your build log with your 600T that I got the idea for the 200mm rad, thanks again.

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35x wouldn't break a sweat. Your flow chart looks fine.
More good news because I already had my heart set on running the tubing a certain way. That is a sick sig build you have too
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what if he wanted to throw his cpu into the loop as well. Would the mcp35x still be enough for 1 cpu block, 2 vga block, and 2 radiator? Im looking to buy this same pump and will have a similar setup with 2vga and my cpu with 2 radiator. Ek blocks are on there way
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what if he wanted to throw his cpu into the loop as well. Would the mcp35x still be enough for 1 cpu block, 2 vga block, and 2 radiator?
Yup.
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Great news cause I was trying to keep my costs down, this stuff adds up quick.... I believe it was your build log with your 600T that I got the idea for the 200mm rad, thanks again.
You should see the revision I'm working on!
I got the optional windowed side panel from Corsair with the mesh insert for better case ventilation.
After having it for a couple of weeks, I realized a Phobya Xtreme quad 480 radiator would mount on it perfectly.
http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...600t-case.html
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what if he wanted to throw his cpu into the loop as well. Would the mcp35x still be enough for 1 cpu block, 2 vga block, and 2 radiator? Im looking to buy this same pump and will have a similar setup with 2vga and my cpu with 2 radiator. Ek blocks are on there way
It would handle it.
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You should see the revision I'm working on!
I got the optional windowed side panel from Corsair with the mesh insert for better case ventilation.
After having it for a couple of weeks, I realized a Phobya Xtreme quad 480 radiator would mount on it perfectly.
http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...600t-case.html
Awesome, please post some more pics in your thread. It's funny you mentioned that, I had the same idea a few days ago in the Official 600T thread. My only concern with the quad 480 and the side mesh idea is will the mesh be strong enough to support the rad, fans, and coolant? I figured some Quick Disconnects and I could live with a rad bolted onto the side mesh, how much liquid comes out when you break the connections?

I will follow later in the summer then. What I would do with all those rads in my modest 600T remains to be seen. It might be enough to include my CPU in the loop
Edited by CesarNYC - 5/11/11 at 4:43am
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