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I want to get the best cpu temps possible, so should i do a single loop for my cpu, then do a loop for my 6990? I might get a second 6990 soon and i dont want an increase in my cpu temps. Maybe 1 360 for each loop, and 1 pump and so fourth?
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You can do 1 loop for everything if you want to it will save you alot of money or If thats your thing then do two loops lots of people do but temps wont change much 1 loop or 2
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If you're using a high OC on all your components, I would say use 2 loops. I would use a 240 for your CPU loop and a 360 for your GPU loop. Honestly though, as Los Hog said, you won't see a massive difference between the two setups if you choose your components properly and it is significantly more expensivd to run two loops.

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Would a rads pump res combo, the one that comes in the kit be good enough for my 6990 or 2 6990? And them use the mcp35x for the CPU, and each would have a 360rad

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Yea but it would be better in one loop for you because your cards as you well know have two gpus per card. You should have 120.1 per block so thats a 480 rad just for your cards but two 360 rads in one loop would give you the rad surface to cool everything
Can you follow me on that?
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post #6 of 7
Single loop, single 360.

With dual loops and dual 360's your temps might be better by a degree. The water coming out of the CPU might be up to 2 degrees warmer than going in, if that.

Save the money for higher CFM fans.
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Originally Posted by rpm666;15465502 
Single loop, single 360.

With dual loops and dual 360's your temps might be better by a degree. The water coming out of the CPU might be up to 2 degrees warmer than going in, if that.

Save the money for higher CFM fans.

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