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What size radiator for 2600k at 4.5Ghz?

post #1 of 14
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I'm gonna be using a Core i7 2600k @ 4.5 Ghz and a GTX 580 what size radiator would i need?
post #2 of 14
A good 360 should be fine.
post #3 of 14
Either 2 240's or a single 480.
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post #4 of 14
your running both in your loop?

If so I suggest at least a 360, ideally I would say run a 2 rad system and put one before the gpu and the other before the cpu.

Pump>rad1>cpu>rad2>gpu>res> back to pump, you could do that with two quality 240 rads I would say. The gpu is going to be the hottest part...

Otherwise for just the cpu, a 240 good, 360 is better.
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post #5 of 14
A 360 will be fine. Even a 240 could handle it. My sig rig handles fine.

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post #6 of 14
2nd vote for a 360. With a decent fan setup and quality rad you'll be just fine.
post #7 of 14
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Would it be the same cooling for 5Ghz?
post #8 of 14
It depends on how much extra voltage you need. I'd start looking at a 480 if you're going to be pushing the overclock. Or 2 rads like has already been suggested though.
post #9 of 14
I was under the impression these did speeds like that on the stock cooler if desired. Why would he even have to consider a 360 for such an application?

Edit: Is all this going into your Element G? Size and mounting are considerations if so also.
Edited by Pao - 6/14/11 at 6:23am
     
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post #10 of 14
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Originally Posted by Pao View Post
I was under the impression these did speeds like that on the stock cooler if desired. Why would he even have to consider a 360 for such an application?
You can get to maybe 4.2GHz on the stock cooler, but it really is a terrible cooler.
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