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Got a few questions bout my setup. This is what i got.
Pump: swiftech 350
Radiator: xspc rx240 (not rs but the thicker one)
Block: ek hf supreme full copper

1. I would like to wc my gtx570, will the pump and rad be enough to add it or do i need another rad?

2.can i use the cpu block in my next build which will be an 1155 socket or do i need an adapter of some kind?

3. I've heard a bit of the ek problems that they oxidise, but is this for all of them or just the nickel/acetal ones. I'm hoping my copper will be ok

Think that was all
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1. The 240 rad will be pushing it with a 570 in the loop. I'm using a 360 and 120 and hitting 34c water temps with both my CPU and GPU's crunching with the BOINC client. That 34c water makes my CPU temp jump up about 4c higher than normal as well. If you're careful, or only load GPU or CPU and not both at the same time, you may be fine. I'd look to adding at least a 120 or external 240/360.

2. The EK Supreme HF should have universal brackets in the box. If not, they can be ordered.

3. Most copper blocks will oxidize over time, but it does not hurt the thermal performance.
 
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well iu had a thin 360 rad on my 1st water coole and a i7 930 overclocked to 4.2 and 2 480 @ 850 cores it i a ok job, but a thin 240 your temps mite not be the best but gegt ome gt1850 fans push on it mite be ok but temps will be higher then if u got a thick 360 rad. but its all in what temps u desire, Ek i belive its only on nickel cover block that problems are.
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Ok, the rad i havr is 58mm thick if im not mistaken...
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