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I guess I can't apply water cooling to my GPUs with my case?

Oh by the way what do you guys think of this kit:

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=59_202_946&products_id=30019

Compared to the XPSC kits.
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post #12 of 57
After briefly looking at your case, you could try to mount it outside the case and secure it or try to mount two 240m rads inside the case with some modding.
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You could do it with RX rads for both with optimized fans on them, but it would be pushing it. I've got 2 6950s, which are about ~12% at stock and ~33% more at overclock wattage as your 6870s and I only have one GTX360 radiator, and I never need to put my fans over ~85% when folding on CPU+2GPUs. I'm at the max of my radiator, as I'm hitting a DeltaT of 9c at absolute overclocked maximum full on pushing my system for 24 hours, and you don't want it to be more than 10c difference between your room's air temp and your loop's water temperature. Again, these are at VERY overclocked speeds on the GPUs, and my CPU is at 4.3ghz, so it too is overclocked, but contributes relatively little in the way of heat to the loop compared to my way overclocked 6950s do.

It's doable, but not recommended unless you're really comfortable with paying attention to your rig.
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I guess I can't apply water cooling to my GPUs with my case?

Oh by the way what do you guys think of this kit:

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=30019

Compared to the XPSC kits.
IMO thats a WAY better kit then the XSPC...The waterblock is one of if not the BEST out their. EK makes grat stuff period. Thi they are having issues with their nickle plating right now
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Yes do not get nickel plated. But their stuff is top notch.
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You could try a 240 rx rad in the top and find another place to internally fit a 120 rx rad. That should be enough (though it will be cutting it close).
    
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IMO thats a WAY better kit then the XSPC...The waterblock is one of if not the BEST out their. EK makes grat stuff period. Thi they are having issues with their nickle plating right now
Yes I do like the EK ones better, a tad bit more, but then I comes with all the tubing and coolant as well. I read they are better cpu blocks too, but what should I worry if I should worry at all about the nickel plate? If many people like them and use them should I be okie to buy this setup instead?
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You could try a 240 rx rad in the top and find another place to internally fit a 120 rx rad. That should be enough (though it will be cutting it close).
Problem with this case is the front fan is not able to fit a 120 mm fan =(

I have seen people fit the 240 and the 120 together, and it fits perfectly. Just I don't know where I can fit the extra 120 mm fan in my case.

I guess worse come to worse I will just get the cpu kit and just let my gpu fans run wild
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would you be OK with pulling something like this off??

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Can I mount an extra 120 mm radiator in the back outside of the case?

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=26775

Like:

Case, radiator, and fan. Just run the tubing from the inside to the outside and back to the inside?

Ex:

Res - pump - cpu block - VGA blocks - outside 120 rad. - inside 240 rad. - res
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