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I am thinking of going dual loop, do you think that would EX240 be enough for a single 2500K @ 4.6GHz? This would leave EX120 + EK 360 Rad for 6990 + 6950. CPU loop would be powered with mcp35x and the GPU loop with dual D5.
    
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Dual D5 for just the graphics cards is way to much 1 will be enough

and the ex240 will be enough
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Originally Posted by kieran13 View Post

Dual D5 for just the graphics cards is way to much 1 will be enough
and the ex240 will be enough

This, ^

I have my 2500k on a EX240... couldn't ask for better temps.
Reminds me, i gotta clean my loop redface.gif
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dual loop isnt rely necessary. I have no idea how u plan to fit ur rads in ur case but i can give a general idea of how I would do it. I would link the 240 to the 6990 and 6950 (whichever card is bottom or top) and then link back to 360 rad then to the cpu and back down to ur res or pump (i forget which one goes first pretty sure res)
    
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post #5 of 12
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My current loop is 360 + 120 + 240 with 2500k, 6990 and 6950. However I am experiencing low flow with my mcp35x, therefore I decided to buy dual D5, and instead of replacing mcp35x, create two loops. The rad order can't really be changed, my current order is:


res -> pump -> 240 -> 360 -> cpu -> 120 -> 6990 -> 6950 -> res ...
    
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Buy a pump top for better performance.
 
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Buy a pump top for better performance.

mcp35x has best available pump top installed by default
    
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My bad... I keep seeing people post the 35x to represent the 350 and 355. yes, the 35X is very good as is.
 
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Are you running you GPUs in parallel? Parallel greatly reduces restriction and improves flow rates.
 
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Are you running you GPUs in parallel? Parallel greatly reduces restriction and improves flow rates.

Yup, swap the GPUs to parallel if they aren't and that should help with flow rates. If they're still not as high as you'd like, I'd just pick up a second 35X and run them in series. Perhaps even grab the 35X2 top?
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