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http://sincitiessin.imgur.com/ this is my current wc set up, it is a bit messy but im working on that smile.gif

So far im running it in the loop of

res>pump>240>gpu>240>res

the pump is the mcp355, now im hearing that i need a head for this, but there are so many so im wondering what people are using and what experiences people have with this.

As well i plan to sli wc my 480 and get a koolance CPU-370 cpu block, so i also need to know will the set up of

res>pump>240>gpu>240>cpu>res be a good set up for over all loop temps?

because im buying a second 480 and 2 water blocks (cpu/gpu) please remember that new pumps are out of the question if one pump with a head is not enough it may be acceptable to get another 355 or a 350 pump

(also the cpu block will be put in a while before the second gpu)
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The two 240 rads should be enough to cool that loop. For the pump, the 355 has great head pressure and will have even more if you add a replacement top. EK, XSPC, Koolance, Aquacomputer and others have tops. They are all pretty similar, so really take your pic on what you like the best. That said, even a stock 355 will be able to pump that loop successfully.
 
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awesome that is exactly what i wanted to hear lol, now my only concern is the set up for best loop temps. im pretty sure i need a rad between my components
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post #4 of 5
Loop order doesn't really matter. And yes a single 355 pump will be enough.
If you're looking for best temps then radiators between component will be optimal but negligible.
Edited by 808MP5 - 10/6/11 at 12:09pm
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thank you all for the quick and helpful replies smile.gif
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