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Originally Posted by skupples View Post

In short, highly unlikely, specially for a fermi GPU. I would personally go for @ least a 360, even better 360 and 240 should be a good amount to keep both very cool. & yes, thermal adhesive is gross... You may be able to find double sided thermal tape? May want to go over to "The Mod" club for better advice.
True, though if you read the directions supplied by most waterblock manufacturer's they recommend using both.thumb.gif A dot of TIM directly on the vrm/vram & thermal pad on top.



Is this the best setup? biggrin.gif
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Is this the best setup? biggrin.gif

I'm not an expert in watercooling, but wouldn't it be better to switch the 240mm radiator and the reservoir? In that setup you're dumping the hot water into the reservoir instead of the radiator.
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post #9473 of 12471
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Originally Posted by JKuhn View Post

I'm not an expert in watercooling, but wouldn't it be better to switch the 240mm radiator and the reservoir? In that setup you're dumping the hot water into the reservoir instead of the radiator.

How to switch? The radiator will cool the hot water from the reservoir isn't it? tongue.gif
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How to switch? The radiator will cool the hot water from the reservoir isn't it? tongue.gif

True, but I think it would be more efficient that way. Maybe someone else with experience can comment though. I think some others were also given this advice earlier in the thread.
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Hi there,i've been following this thread as a guest,but decided to join up so i could post too smile.gif and join teh club

been working on for a while now,doing an hour or two here and there.
I got a Storm Stryker case a while back and although i did love it the way it was,i had to break up the pure whiteness of it.

So i ordered a few rolls of vinyl wrap with the plan to fully wrap it in blue chrome vinyl,but because of the shape of the case i found it was just too hard. Also the chrome vinyl is apparently the hardest to work with as it doesn't stretch as well as the normal stuff.

Anyway,i'd bought the stuff and i wasn't going to let it go to waste so i decided to just improvise with some sort of design on it,i also bought a few other colours to finish the job.

Here are some pics and the end result ;-)

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very happy with the outcome :-D but i know it wont be to everyone's liking :lol:
post #9476 of 12471
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Is this the best setup? biggrin.gif

Look's fine... You can do it either way really. It's a small loop so either way the water temp isn't going to change much. @least, that's my understanding. Main rule. Pump under the res, the rest is up to you.

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post #9477 of 12471
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Originally Posted by skupples View Post

Look's fine... You can do it either way really. It's a small loop so either way the water temp isn't going to change much. @least, that's my understanding. Main rule. Pump under the res, the rest is up to you.

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Yeah. This is a reservoir with pump inside the res. So it doesn't matter. Is it possible to get 1 more tube reservoir just for the aesthetics? biggrin.gif I hate how my res is hidden in my 5.25 bays... mad.gif
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Maybe this if budget allows. xD
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post #9480 of 12471
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Maybe this if budget allows. xD

You only want to run one res, you can run in to flow problems like this. I'm not saying it won't work but it can be a problem. As for rads, you could run a 240 and still have better temps than air, but you will loose the ability to run fans at lower speeds keeping it nice a quiet. For me silence is about 75% of the reason I wc, just because anymore you can get very close to the same OC's on air.

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