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I agree with you. My cousin runs water cooling on his PC too and the fans on the rad sucks the air in. when I go near to his system, i can feel the warm air inside the case and front panel as well. Should i cool my CPU 1st or GPU?
Do you mean in terms of loop order?
If you are talking about loop order, it doesn't matter what is first in the loop as long as the pump is getting fed constant flow of water.
The loop will reach an even level of temperatures, only when you put heat through it, is when it'll rise.

But if your talking about which component to start water cooling first, do the cpu first.
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Do you mean in terms of loop order?
If you are talking about loop order, it doesn't matter what is first in the loop as long as the pump is getting fed constant flow of water.
The loop will reach an even level of temperatures, only when you put heat through it, is when it'll rise.

But if your talking about which component to start water cooling first, do the cpu first.
I see. So, if I want to cool the CPU 1st, i must connect the inlet hole from either rad or the reservoir? Hope you can understand what i mean.
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I see. So, if I want to cool the CPU 1st, i must connect the inlet hole from either rad or the reservoir? Hope you can understand what i mean.
Here is a general idea of proper loop order:
RES~PUMP~Radiator~CPU~Radiator~Gpu~RES.
However though, for best performance Shorter tube lengths will result in a cleaner looking loop, AS LONG AS THE PUMP is being fed and is not able to run DRY at all you will be good.
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Here is a general idea of proper loop order:
RES~PUMP~Radiator~CPU~Radiator~Gpu~RES.
However though, for best performance Shorter tube lengths will result in a cleaner looking loop, AS LONG AS THE PUMP is being fed and is not able to run DRY at all you will be good.
ok. i might be only use 1 3 x 120mm radiator
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