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Poll Results: Where do I put the MCR-420

 
  • 0% (0)
    MCR -420 on loop 1 (cpu, mobo)
  • 100% (1)
    MCR-420 on loop 2 (GPU's)
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post #1 of 4
Thread Starter 
Ok guys I have a question.

Gonna have two loops. I have two rads. swiftechs MCR-320 and a MCR-420.

LOOP 1
i7-920 and full ek motherboard block
gonna push it to at least 4.2 Ghz. Will try for more for sure


LOOP 2
GTX 470
GTX 285
these get overclocked for gaming and folding

*i might add another gtx 470 into the loop in the next 2 months.

Im thinking the mcr-420 on the gpu's. A good explanation would be awesome!!!
post #2 of 4
Put the 420 rad on the GPUs as they will appreciate the overclocking headroom. The extra rad space will make little difference to your CPU loop IMO, whereas the 470 pumps out heat like it's some sort of cooker rolleyes.gif. If you're going to be adding more Fermi cards you'd be mad not to give them the headroom they'll need for OCing.

Good luck!
 
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post #3 of 4
Quote:
Originally Posted by hcetech View Post

Put the 420 rad on the GPUs as they will appreciate the overclocking headroom. The extra rad space will make little difference to your CPU loop IMO, whereas the 470 pumps out heat like it's some sort of cooker rolleyes.gif. If you're going to be adding more Fermi cards you'd be mad not to give them the headroom they'll need for OCing.
Good luck!

I agree with this as well.
I will be SLI'n some 470's too and I will stick it right after my MCR320, while my MCR 220 will right before my cpu and mobo block.
These Fermi cards are hotness!!
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post #4 of 4
Thread Starter 
thanks guys. thats what i figured. thank you!!!
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