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what size tubing should I get? I decided to cool my CPU with a EK block & GPU with an universal block and add a single 120mm radiator on the bottom of the case and have a single loop.
I'm planning to get the mcp655 pump w/ a top and and a cylindrical res. I am looking for a low profile radiator that doesn't restrict the flow.



Any suggestions on high performance low profile radiators? and what size tubing for the best water flow? Snorkle.gif


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post #2 of 11
Really any tubing will do fine, size depends on your preference and won't affect temps much if at all. The XSPC EX series radiators are good if you're fine using higher speed fans.
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post #3 of 11
do you currently have a loop?...or are you thinking of using a 120 to cool cpu and gpu??
Edited by mrinnocent - 4/21/12 at 7:37pm
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post #4 of 11
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i want to find a 360 radiator on top that will give high performance cooling without noisy fans and also a 120 radiator on the bottom.

i currently have an air cooled system
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post #5 of 11
The XSPC RX360 gives good temps with low-speed fans.
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post #6 of 11
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but the rx360 is fat! haha i want slimmer and low profile
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post #7 of 11
rs360....thats what i run and i have 2 gpu's on it....although i do have push/pull fan setup, my gpu's max out at 42c and my cpu at 43c....it's the rasa rs360 kit thumb.gif
Edited by mrinnocent - 4/21/12 at 9:42pm
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post #8 of 11
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What is a push/pull set up? I am new to watercooling, and trying to learn new lingo haha
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post #9 of 11
push pull is fans mounted on both sides of your radiator, one side pushing , other pulling.
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post #10 of 11
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what do u guys think about the Black Ice GT Stealth radiators?
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/4283/ex-rad-88/Black_Ice_GT_Stealth_360_Radiator_-_Black.html?tl=g30c95s161

do u think it'll cool my computer at chill rates?
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