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post #1 of 11
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hi everyone,

want to know if i have 4 rad setup have many pumps, reservoir do i need?
loop sequence? how many things can i watercool? please help thanks. newbie. smile.gifthumb.gif

rad size is 1x 480, 1x 360, 1x 280, 1x 140 or 280.

please help
post #2 of 11
Need to know first what you intend to cool. Then people will make sugestions on how much and which rads you'll need. Also include what case you'll be building it in.
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Yea. We need a lot more info.
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post #4 of 11
Welocme to the forum! grouphug.gif

With that many rads you should have no problem cooling what ever you want really.

As the other guys said, let us know what you are cooling in what space, what your budget is, what blocks you have in mind (if any) if you are going for performance or silence...
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post #5 of 11
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case: maybe Aerocool Strike-X ST or if you have any suggestions on cases that can handle 4 rad
parts to cool: cpu, gpu, ram, chipset, motherboard


thanks guys.
post #6 of 11
CaseLbas, Mountain Mods, Danger Den or Little Devil cases can accomodate a lot of rads. I'd personally go with a caselabs (STH10 or M8/10).
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Agreed on Caselabs. I would go with the MH10 or TH10 (the latter is actually what I almost did go with), as they are deeper and thus support 4x120 or 4x140 rads.

I can tell you that of the computer cases I've spent time with, none compare to Caselabs in terms of build quality, utilization of available space, ad nauseum.
   
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post #8 of 11
What are you trying to keep cool (CPU and Video Cards)?

I run an OC'd i7-965 (not the most heat friendly i7 out there) and 2 OC'd GTX 580's (again, not the least cool cards out there), and I keep the whole thing running 16-24 hours a day doing Folding@Home and my video cards never go above 50C and the CPU stays under 70C and the water temp is in the 38-40C range ... using just 2 360 radiators (XSPC RX360).

With the radiators you have listed (upwards of 1400), you are nearly DOUBLE my dual 360 radiators (720).
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Originally Posted by 47 Knucklehead View Post

What are you trying to keep cool (CPU and Video Cards)?
I run an OC'd i7-965 (not the most heat friendly i7 out there) and 2 OC'd GTX 580's (again, not the least cool cards out there), and I keep the whole thing running 16-24 hours a day doing Folding@Home and my video cards never go above 50C and the CPU stays under 70C and the water temp is in the 38-40C range ... using just 2 360 radiators (XSPC RX360).
With the radiators you have listed (upwards of 1400), you are nearly DOUBLE my dual 360 radiators (720).

Actually i want to cool multiple things using the 4 radiator. Wanted to see using four radiator how many things i can cool and how many pumps and reservoir i need. also how many loops? thanks everyone for the feedback. i really appreciate the help.
post #10 of 11
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Originally Posted by nleksan View Post

Agreed on Caselabs. I would go with the MH10 or TH10 (the latter is actually what I almost did go with), as they are deeper and thus support 4x120 or 4x140 rads.
I can tell you that of the computer cases I've spent time with, none compare to Caselabs in terms of build quality, utilization of available space, ad nauseum.

+1 The best cases hands down!
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