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yeah, from everything i've read that MCP35X integrated into the block is pretty capable and very reliable. What type of temps should i expect with a single 240 rad and OC'ed 2600K? Somewhere below 55C degrees i supose?
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BTW - that looks like a really tight corner from the res to the rad... you mgiht want to try find away around it with no kink

oh, yeah I was thinking about it too. What in your opinion would be a solution to that? 90 Degree fitting?
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yeah, from everything i've read that MCP35X integrated into the block is pretty capable and very reliable. What type of temps should i expect with a single 240 rad and OC'ed 2600K? Somewhere below 55C degrees i supose?
oh, yeah I was thinking about it too. What in your opinion would be a solution to that? 90 Degree fitting?
It depends on the overclock, but you can most likely get below 55C (depending on ambient temperatures). One solution to the tight bend is to flip the inlet/outlet end of the radiator to the bottom. The only issues with that is it may not fit in that orientation, and it would require more tubing.
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post #13 of 19
thats a bit messy because it has to pass around the gpu... i think it looks ugly bending arounf the back of the gpu, if you want you can make a hole for the tubing in the res and use 2 90 degree fittings. Or you can flip the rad...

unless you can use 2 90 degree fitting to make a uturn. Make sure they are adapters not fittings - you can chain adaptes
Edited by mar2tii - 10/25/12 at 11:27pm
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thats a bit messy because it has to pass around the gpu... i think it looks ugly bending arounf the back of the gpu, if you want you can make a hole for the tubing in the res and use 2 90 degree fittings. Or you can flip the rad...
unless you can use 2 90 degree fitting to make a uturn. Make sure they are adapters not fittings - you can chain adaptes

Agreed, flipping that front rad would probably somewhat hurt looks. As a possible solution i could get an additional 120 rad in the back and avoid that 180 degree turn completely:



what do u think?
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Thats a great idea, that looks better and you will have more headroom for overclocking!
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I got another question guys, would a single thick 120mm rad be enough just for the cpu loop? Thinking about holding off for now on the 240 for the cost saving purposes and possibly add it later if i need to watercool the gpu. Also that would make tubing less messy.

Smth like this:
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You can put a single 120 in, but you want get the same temps if you do.
If were you, i would put a duel 120 in the top, that makes it alot esier than the side.
But if you do decide to get a single 120, get the best performing rad you can find.

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post #18 of 19
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You can put a single 120 in, but you want get the same temps if you do.
If were you, i would put a duel 120 in the top, that makes it alot esier than the side.
But if you do decide to get a single 120, get the best performing rad you can find.
http://forums.overclockers.com.au/showthread.php?t=1053095

240 on top would be perfect but there is very little clearance, it wont fit. Thanx for the link BTW you've been very helpful.
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post #19 of 19
yeh then you are better going with the single 120, just look at the best performing rad on the link (I know they are all 360's but it still applies with the 120 mm version)

Even if you are not happy with that single 120, you can throw in the second 240 like you were go to do before

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