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Okay, I'm wondering if it's worth adding the northbridge into my loop. The only thing I have liquid cooled is the cpu, and my question is, would it be a good idea to add the NB to the same loop? If so, in what way?

My NB fails the finger test miserably. I could easily fry an egg on it.

If not, I'd be open to passive cooling recommendations. Frozen didn't seem to have very good NB heatsinks (imo)
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I wanted to watercool my mosfets, because they were scorching hot and would make my OC unstable. I ended up just installing a 120mm fan blowing directly on it. it helped ALOT. even at 1000rpms
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Yea putting a fan over it would help alot untill you get something better.
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You can add the northbridge and a gpu to your loop if you have the right pump/rad. But seeing that you have the rasa kit then from what I hear, it might not be a good idea to add more than the cpu with that pump. Im still not sure which rad you have, if you have the RX360, then that is good enough but I would upgrade the pump.
Edited by liljoejoe54 - 6/16/11 at 2:26pm
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It all depends on how restrictive the block is.. If it's low restriction, then you could easily run three blocks off of the rasa kit pump. I haven't done it yet, but I'm gonna be attempting to run the kit with three rads and three blocks off the stock pump, and there are people who've done similar things with good results.
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