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^^360 in the bottom has been done before.



Dual loop?

360 at top is silly if you put a 360 at the bottom. It's like walking 500ft barefoot, THEN putting on your shoes to walk another 500ft. 360 at the bottom means you have to run a very short psu, which "typically" will not be able to support quad cards and be limited in wattage.
lol... thats one hell of a set up
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ive got the AX1200. so what 2x240 at the bottom and a 360 or 480 on top?
Look at the pic.
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bro that looks perfect but do you think it would be enough for my setup? thats a 360/140/240?
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bro that looks perfect but do you think it would be enough for my setup? thats a 360/140/240?
Put a 480 in the top. 120 in the back. A 140 will be very tight against your board and it's vrm sinks, may not fit. I use the 480 for the quadfire and it stays mid 40s, about 46c tops. Actually, a 480 for quads might be under sized, but for your 6990s, would be just right by my quick guesstimate.
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ive got the AX1200. so what 2x240 at the bottom and a 360 or 480 on top? is there any one who has 2x6990 and an i7 on water around? i was thinking about taking out the bottom hdd cage and cutting out two bottom slots out of the hot swapable cage (only use 2 hdds) and sticking a 360 rad vertically there that would cool the gpus - thats one loop, second loop would be to the 360 under the top and to the cpu.
if you are going to mod the HDD cages anyways, you may as well mod the top for a 480... also... instead of a 360 (as im not sure it will fit) do something along the lines of this with 240 rads in the same place



also... you would benefit more from a single loop... just put the dual 240s or 360 (witchever you end up going with) between the CPU and GPUs... 960 worth of rad should be plenty for your set up
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decisions decisions, i think ill go with the 480 on top, 120 on the back and 240 on the bottom and if I see the 240 isnt enough, ill get a second one and do it the way Eskamobob1 advised. What do you think about xspc dual bay res with 2x355 pumps? Btw whats the absolute best cpu block?
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decisions decisions, i think ill go with the 480 on top, 120 on the back and 240 on the bottom and if I see the 240 isnt enough, ill get a second one and do it the way Eskamobob1 advised. What do you think about xspc dual bay res with 2x355 pumps? Btw whats the absolute best cpu block?
EK supreme HF is the best... and be careful with the XSPC dual bay res and an 800d... they dont always fit in the bays because of the little plasic pieces on them (they actually hold water in so dont take them out)... once you know if it will fit, that is a great product, and you will have plenty of power with two of those monster pumps
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ive had a read through about the dual bay red+800d issue and after a bit of fiddling it seems it will fit so np there ek full copper then? what about swiftech xt?
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ive had a read through about the dual bay red+800d issue and after a bit of fiddling it seems it will fit so np there ek full copper then? what about swiftech xt?
the xt is better than most of the HFs... but the full copper still beats the xt because of the increased flow rate... and im glad to hear that they do fit

and to the OT... good luck
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Do not buy EK! Get a Rasa, or 370 or XT instead. Say no to EK lol. Did you miss the threads about them??

Btw, stacking rads is useless. XSPC dual bay has no real fitment issues as they've fixed the slot problem with Corsair cases. Personally, I like bay res' only in situations where space is a concern. This isn't one of those situations.
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