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Like the title says.

Yes, I've done a lot of thinking/recouping and I know I've made this kind of thread before but this time is serious.

I'm cooling a 980x and a 6990, along with a 6970. I would like to keep the loop itself under $850 if possible.

How many rads would be sufficient for this setup, and what fans should go along with them?

Suggestions?
Edited by Heat - 7/21/11 at 2:57am
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Rather than do it for you I shall provide you with the tools to make an informed decision by yourself.

Skinne Labs - Product testing and comparisons from TIM to pumps to waterblocks.
Martins Liquid Lab - More product testing and comparisons. Lots of focus on pumps.
Bit-Tech - Product reviews, guides, tips, and home to a plethora of modders.
MDPC - The official inspiration library. Go here to find ideas to rip off. Also known as The-Place-That-Makes-Your-Build-Look-Poop
Overclock.net - Masses and masses of information compiled all ready and waiting for you to find with the search function.
Google - The mother of all knowledge banks. Here you will find the answer to all your current questions, all your future questions, and even the questions you will never ask.

No need to thank me.
Edited by Glancey - 7/21/11 at 1:48am
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Well thanks but I made this thread with the intentions of getting suggestions on specific products from other users.
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well for case if you can stretch to a caselabs get 1 of them they are nice, but other then that elysium is a good spaced case
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well for case if you can stretch to a caselabs get 1 of them they are nice, but other then that elysium is a good spaced case
+Rep, thanks a ton for suggesting the Xigmatek Elysium. Beats any other case out there for price/performance.

Updated post, ttt.
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pumps
Swiftech MCP655 Watercooling Pump with EK Waterblocks EK-D5 X-TOP Rev 2
or Swiftech MCP35X
rads I would of thought 2 RX360 with ap-15 fans would be enough cooling
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Can the Xigmatek Elysium fit a RX360 and an RX480?

If not, then 2 Rx360's should be fine.
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post #9 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by Heat View Post
Well thanks but I made this thread with the intentions of getting suggestions on specific products from other users.
Your original post (now edited) basically asked the forum to create your loop for you.. from scratch.. every single part of it. Come on man... do some research, educate yourself the right way and you'll be better off for it.

It's important to understand why you do this and that, why you use x fans with y rads, why you buy product x instead of product y.

Most suggestions are made without proper reasoning. For example you seem to have decided to get a couple of RX rads. Are you aware of the alternatives? Have to researched them at all? Do the RPM/Performance curves suit you?

I spent a good 3 months just lurking and reading before I purchased a single water cooling product. If you put the work in you'll not only feel better about it but the knowledge and tips you pick up in the process will help you far more in the long run.

This is not a flame. This is honest advice.
Edited by Glancey - 7/22/11 at 3:07am
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Okay, this is what i have come up with, but I'm honestly still not sure on fans. (SR1 rads along with the case, as I would like to replace the Elysiums white fans) Since my color scheme is going to be black and green, shouldn't I get some green uv led fans? And the black ice sr1 420 rad uses 140mm fans, correct?


Edited by Heat - 7/22/11 at 9:20pm
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