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Hello everyone, I am new to the forums, and thought i would start with question. I have a water cooling system for my cpu (i7 950) but not for my 580.
I want to overclock my gpu, but not with the stock cooling. And now the question. Could i keep my current cpu cooler on, and add the gpu cooler without removing it? I could run both but i would need to install another radiator, which i would rather not do. And the other option is buying a cooling set for the cpu and gpu, but i do not want to do that.

Thanks for helping a newbie =]
Edited by Homeyjojo - 6/15/11 at 3:38pm
    
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I have my 580 cooled just finished yesterday I only have one rad before the cpu. GPU runs fully at 44 when cpu is also full. im happy with my result
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what kind of cooling do you have for your cpu? if i understand what you are saying... you want to keep your current cpu cooler on, and add another gpu cooler but not add in another radiator?

That's entirely dependent on what your current radiator is. It depends how much surface area your rad has, that will determine if it can manage both a 580 and a cpu in a loop. Sorry i might be understanding you wrong.
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an rx360 can handle a cpu and gpu with no problem. if you plan to sli with another gtx580 you will need to get another rad
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yes thats what i was trying to say....haha it was a little bit vague. i have the frost chill cooling system
    
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omg jugalo posted on ur thread im pure jelly
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Originally Posted by Homeyjojo;13886070 
yes thats what i was trying to say....haha it was a little bit vague. i have the frost chill cooling system

can u get a link to that please im not familiar with it
Edited by andrewmchugh - 6/15/11 at 3:31pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Homeyjojo;13886070 
yes thats what i was trying to say....haha it was a little bit vague. i have the frost chill cooling system

do you have a link? i can't find it on the net... my google foo is failing me today.

anyways how many mm is the radiator? and how thick is it?
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well not really, but its a rough idea
    
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can u just list out ur setup like this/

120 swiftech rad
ddc pump

that evga link isnt sheading any light at all.
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