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hey ok so i want todo a mod on my old Cm elite 341.. i can only fit a 240 rad in their though with fans setup like..
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|fan| |rad| |fan|
........|rad| |fan|

atm carnt put a fan on the bottom part on one side..

question is.
with a 240 rad.. how much can i run?
meaning i have a q6600 + 450 i was hoping to have in the loop. will a 240 rad be able to handle it?

if so

will this res work or am i better to squeeze in a normal sized pump so to speak?
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...ducts_id=17882

im unsure which rad ill be using.. proably best one i can find.. that fits in :/
    
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Seems like a very weak pump to me mate, Im even skeptical about using the 450 pumps, A DDC should fit in the case somewhere surely.
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I have the XSPC X20 150, which has what looks to be the same pump module and similar specs. Its terrible; barely any flow and it rattles unless its held in a specific position. Then again, it seems my unit was discontinued. I assume for a reason! I got a DDC350 to replace it, and even at 7V, it flows a TON more, improving temps.

I have a PII 955 and a 5770 on my loop, which about the same thermal envelope as what you have, on a single 140mm rad and its fine. 240mm is plenty, provided you have the flow. Remember that cooling blocks have a lot of restriction.

You can easily fit a loop in there; my Fusion is smaller than yours and I did it with a seperate res.
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mmm thanks for that. both of you

yeah nar with the mod how it is... kinder running out of room n was just wondering haha all good

and yeah push pull on a 240 rad be enough for a cpu ( q6600 or amd bout the same and something around the 450 lol )
    
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