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post #1 of 10
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I need to add a second radiator to keep my 8150 beast cool at 5Ghz+. Should I do a 2nd radiator coming off the CPU block outlet before the reservoir for some initial cooling or would you recommend daisy chaining the radiators, going through one rad into the other, then inlet to the CPU block? I am just CPU cooling, no other water blocks in the system. Either way looks like it will be physically feasible.

Appreciate the advice.
post #2 of 10
how big is your current rad, and the one you are looking to buy?
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I would run them in a series before the CPU, it would benefit the most in that config.

What radiator would you buy??, and which one (size and make) are you wanting to add??
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I already ordered it, will be here in a couple days. For costs sake I went with a Swiftech MCR320-QP to add, outside the case. I already have a Swiftech MCR220-QP inside the case.
post #5 of 10
Well, you could mount it to the exhaust fan hole in the back of the case.

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post #6 of 10
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That's how I have my current Swiftech MCR220-QP mounted. However since I got the 320 to add-on the 220 will have to go inside my 600T case at the top, and the 320 outside as pictured. Obviously the 320 wont fit inside and will perform better outside.
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700

This is how it looks right now, and the 320 will go there instead, 6 fan push-pull and the 220 inside.
post #8 of 10
Well I'll let you know that you don't need the push pull config. It really only yields about a degree or so. This will save you some space and maybe give you some extra options for mounting ideas..

Just some food for thought
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Well I'll let you know that you don't need the push pull config. It really only yields about a degree or so. This will save you some space and maybe give you some extra options for mounting ideas..
Just some food for thought

Appreciate the advice, there is no room for push-pull inside anyway, so it will be push only. I don't think mounting will be an issue, when I said "where" I guess I should have said "where in the loop" It sounds as though rad-rad instead of outlet to rad is better? I'm mainly doing push-pull because they are very low speed silent fans, I like it nice and quiet, they only run above 800 RPM under a prime stress.
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putting the rads in a serial config will have best results, and make an easier set up when you go to route the loop.
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