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This is what I've come up with so far, havent got much room to play with in the Fractal R3 and am trying to keep external stuff to a minimum (hence the gts on top, thinnest my retailer has atm). Just running it past you guy's before placing order in case I've made any stuff ups.

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Pump
I would get a D5 or DDC pump.
rad
And you dont need to go that rad crazy, I would go CPU > GPU and buy a bigger rad for the top.
tube barb
Get 7/16 tube and then 1/2" barbs looks boss.
Edited by andrewmchugh - 9/17/11 at 5:14pm
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Thx for the reply Andrew, did consider a larger rad on top but am using the 5.25 drive bays so I am limited to 2x 120mm fans on top, would a 360 with only 2 fans be a better option?
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Thx for the reply Andrew, did consider a larger rad on top but am using the 5.25 drive bays so I am limited to 2x 120mm fans on top, would a 360 with only 2 fans be a better option?
An RX 360 on the back of the case would do the whole loop mate.
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Thx again, found a supplier that has 7/16 tubing (most only have 1/2 or 3/8 here). I did look at mounting a rad on the rear but my desk sits in a wall alcove and the define just fits, which is one of the reasons I chose it over a larger case, so space is pretty limited, again thx for the help.
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