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1st water cooling attempt. Question about placement of one of the radiators

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I'm currently planning for my 1st water cooled pc. I have a question about placement of one of the radiators.

I will be using a Corsair 600t. I'm going to put a slim 240mm up top. Was thinking of putting a 2nd 240mm radiator in the bottom right of the case similar to the photo below. I want to put the fans toward the side panel and have a full acrylic side panel. I will be cooling a i7-3770k and a GTX 680.

My question is, do you guys think having a radiator on the inside of the case as above will significantly effect performance of the loop?

Thanks

post #2 of 5
Both of my rads are in my case. Are you concered about recirulation of warm air?
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Yes that is the specific concern, not pulling air from outside of the case. Not doing any hard core overclocking.
post #4 of 5
Its not optimal but if you have a good fan bringing in air from the front and the top/rear blowing out it should be fine. It will make a bit of a difference, but if your not pushing things crazy its all an improvement over just air.
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I would think it would work as long as you had enough input of cool air/circulation of air in the case.
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