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I'm impressed with the EX series from XSPC. I had a thread on here a while back asking for advice on my loop, and one of the suggestions was to go in this order: pump -> rs360 -> cpu -> gpu -> gpu -> ex360 -> res. Well I wasnt able to make that work with my space restraints (i thought the HAF932 was big until I did full watercooling...) So, I have the loop going pump -> gpu -> gpu -> ex360 -> cpu ->rs360 -> res. My CPU temps dropped idle and under load vs. the CPU on its own with the RS360!

Before I would idle around 28-32 (depending on ambient) and load would creep to 47-49. Well now I can idle 24-26 and load (IBT) stays around 43-45. In BF3 I had been getting to 43 or so on the cpu, and now I dont break 40. This is all while I am able to run my XFX 6870's at 1020mhz core speeds (stock volts still) and the first GPU in the series is 39-40 in BF3, and the second in the series is 42-43. I'm looking at switching to a parallel setup to see if that would offer a better overall system.

I've got both rads sandwiched in yate loon high speed fans, on a rheostat brought down to around 9v or so. You can hear it a bit, but its dramatically quieter than when the GPUs were on air. Well here are my pics, suggestions welcome! I'm going to invest in proper fittings over time. To start out, I just grabbed barbs for cost sake. This is only me second water cooling install (first was the Rasa kit that the RS360 and Rasa block came from) so be gentle!

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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 1100T BE @ 4.12 (265 x 15.5) @ 1.525v Asus Sabertooth 990FX 2x XFX 6870 Black Edition 8GB Corsair XMS3 9-9-9-24 1766mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Corsair Force 3 Western Digital Black Edition Custom water cooling loop, started as Rasa RS360 Win7 x64 Enterprise 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
Sony Bravia KDL-40S4100 (40" 1080P) Antec HCG-900 Cooler Master HAF 932 Logitech MX518 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 1100T BE @ 4.12 (265 x 15.5) @ 1.525v Asus Sabertooth 990FX 2x XFX 6870 Black Edition 8GB Corsair XMS3 9-9-9-24 1766mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Corsair Force 3 Western Digital Black Edition Custom water cooling loop, started as Rasa RS360 Win7 x64 Enterprise 
MonitorPowerCaseMouse
Sony Bravia KDL-40S4100 (40" 1080P) Antec HCG-900 Cooler Master HAF 932 Logitech MX518 
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