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gonna add another 470 and chipset to my loop.. how much more rad?

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there is my build log that is in progress...

i have a black ice gtx 360 right now with 3 ap-15's pushing and i'm pretty sure i'm gonna need more rad power. the gtx does pretty good with what i have now and i know the chipset on my board doesn't get very warm but the extra 470 is gonna add some heat dump to the loop. I have a extra rs240 from my original rasa kit and 6 high speed yates that i can do push pull on it.

maybe put 6 yates on the gtx and 4 gt's on the rs....

I think for now since im pretty much at my budget limit i just gonna add the 240 in series right after the 360 but in the future should i plan on another 360 rad or you think its gonna be enough.

also since its summer and im a cheap ass i dont run my ac and its been getting pretty war. ambient temp is hitting about 80f in the house.
Edited by whipple16 - 7/28/11 at 9:23pm
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They RS240 will be fine for now. When you feel like spending more money I would get a GTX360... Evan a GTX240 would do OK.
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also putting them in series or say in between the gup and cpu should matter at all right?
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It shouldn't matter much.
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Rad placement shouldn't matter. I put one rad in b/t my cpu and gpu just to make myself feel better.
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post #6 of 7
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ok good.. that way i only have to go through the mid plate 2 times since i only got 2 pass through fittings

im gonna have an acrylic panel between main section and bottom section where the rads are and going in and out of the lower compartment too many times isnt gonna look good..
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Your gtx 360 should able to handle sli 470s. I had an RX360 cooling three 470s, mb, and cpu blocks for a month. My temps were ~55c with 750-800+ core on each card.
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