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Would a Rasa750 RX360 kit be fine if I threw two 480 in the loop?

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My main issue is that I don't know if this would be enough cooling. My new Lian-Li case does not have sufficient air cooling for my cards. During this last heat wave they would idle at 54C (low fan speed) and would play Witcher 2 with uber sampling at 83C (low fan) and 67 (high fan).

I would also like to keep the noise down as much as possible. But using a big rad like that makes me think I may have to modify the case. Which might not help my noise and give me a whole new headache with modding.

I'm also wondering if it might be better to use two radiators instead of one and divide the loop up into separate reservoirs and pumps. This might keep me from having to modify the case and provide superior cooling.

What do you guys think? Thought and suggestions are welcome and appreciated

To make it clear my idea is to make a simple water cooling setup that can be upgraded with better GPU's in the future. I am also looking for low noise and very little or no case modding.

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I don't think a single RX360 would be enough. It might be an improvement, but as long as you're upgrading you may as well go the extra mile and get something that will give you a real increase over your old setup.

I would recommend a RS240 for the CPU and the RS360 for the 2 graphics cards, both on separate loops.
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Well watercooling is all about low noise for maximum cooling. The main thing though, is that you have to bring in cold air over the rads for maximum cooling potential. I assume you are trying to cool your CPU + 2GPUs. I would recommend a single loop because rarely do you use your CPU maxed and your GPUs, therefore if you had just a single loop you could just put one large pump (or two serial pumps) in with two rads and maximize your benefits.

You could probably just get by with a single 360 if you aren't over clocking, but I would recommend at least a 360 + 240 if you are looking to OC your system pretty hard if not 2 360s.

If you do decide to run separate loops, I'd run them independently rather than a splitter so you don't have to deal with the pressure drops. One thing about a WC system is that eventually the temps will reach an equilibrium such that regardless of how they are setup, they will level out. However with a WC sys you can expect definitely lower temperatures. And don't forget to get some kill coil so you don't grow algae lol
    
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rs240 > cpu > 2 gpu > rx240

That is if your case would allow you to accommodate them.. My haf 922 does, internally.
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With good fans yes that will be fine, although if it was my rig I would have liked 480 for CPU and 2 gpu.
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Thanks to all for the fast input. I will consider all suggestions.
    
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With 6 fans on the RX360 and mild OCs on your hardware, it can work.
    
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