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Hey 13375! biggrin.gif

Am a big noob when it comes to water cooling..I have been reading here and there, and i really need advice on a high performance cooling setup.
This is what am looking at:
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am only thinking of cooling the gpus for now... what do you guys think?

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post #2 of 11
that should definatley keep em cool smile.gif
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post #3 of 11
Where are the GPU blocks? and what size tubing are you going to use with what fittings? Also i'd swap those fans to some gentle typhoons probably. Other than that I think it looks alright, not sure of the heat dump on the 7970's tho..
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I think the black ice has better cooling potential as it has higher FPI (off my head), check some reviews tho as the EX series is great! (have the 360)
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Originally Posted by The Muffin Man View Post

I think the black ice has better cooling potential as it has higher FPI (off my head), check some reviews tho as the EX series is great! (have the 360)

The EX series is good but I recommend around 1500 RPM fans.
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post #7 of 11
Also i'd swap those fans to some gentle typhoons probably. g.gif
post #8 of 11
If you are going to drop this much money on water cooling why not trow a cheap CPU block in to the mix and have a fully cooled PC thous parts can handle the extra heat no problem. That is if you use the 3k kazes.
    
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post #9 of 11
Looks pretty reasonable. If noise isn't a concern, I wouldn't swap to GentleTyphoons, the Ultra Kaze will outperform them on this radiator. The GTX 480 is going to out-perform the EX-series as long as you're using high-speed fans, also, so no need to swap there. You don't have your fittings, tubing, or gpu blocks listed, but what you have looks like the start of a very solid loop. As someone else said, I'd probably go ahead and add a cpu block as well, might as well bring it under water while you're at it, and with a GTX and Ultra Kazes 1x120 per block should still give very capable cooling.
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