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was wondering wat is a good way of telling wat size and if need be how many raditors i need for any given system?
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Usually 120mm of rad per component.

Like my system, a rx360 for two GTX 480s and 990x. Since the GTX 480s produce a lot of heat, I could use a RX480 instead.

Push/pull fans help you get away with the 120mm of rad/component ratio more easily.
    
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Usually 120mm of rad per component.

Like my system, a rx360 for two GTX 480s and 990x. Since the GTX 480s produce a lot of heat, I could use a RX480 instead.

Push/pull fans help you get away with the 120mm of rad/component ratio more easily.
so i dont need to go to the extreme ive seen ppl do of rx 360 for a cpu?
i was think a gtx 460/560 and a core i3
post #4 of 11
No, far from it You will be fine with a 240 radiator.
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Mind you, within a week I'll be using a 9x120 rad for an i7 and a 580, so I suppose it depends what sort of noise you want to put up with.
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i want to be under 15 dbi
im not overcloking
any sugestion on fan or rad
rx 240 or 360 i could do either
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Mind you, within a week I'll be using a 9x120 rad for an i7 and a 580, so I suppose it depends what sort of noise you want to put up with.
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i go by this 120 per block

but a 240 for the cpu

i think RX360 for you will give you the best berformence
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i go by this 120 per block

but a 240 for the cpu

i think RX360 for you will give you the best berformence
sugestion on fans/ which 240 rad?
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sugestion on fans/ which 240 rad?
Rad : XSPC Rasa RX240
Fans : Scythe Gentle Typhoon's
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