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I am looking to watercool my corsair 300R. Do you think a 240mm Radiator will be sufficient to cool one GTX-580 Classified, and an intel I7 3820? I have looked around and can't seem to find what people think. I could always just use the 240mm Radiator to cool the GPU, and get a Corsair H80 for the CPU. Let me know what you think.
     
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Yes it will cool it, but don't expect to overclock. Many people like to have at least a 360 for gpu+cpu setups.
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I have a 360mm Rad, but I don't know how I would mount that inside without and tough mods.
     
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i disagree... i think you will get good temps cooling those 2 components on a dual rad...

i think at full load of both your CPU and GPU, your temps would be about 50° on the cpu and a little more than that on the GPU, leaving quite a bit of headroom for a decent overclock/over volt...

you also could put a dual on the top and a single rad in the back 120mm fan location
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i disagree... i think you will get good temps cooling those 2 components on a dual rad...
i think at full load of both your CPU and GPU, your temps would be about 50° on the cpu and a little more than that on the GPU, leaving quite a bit of headroom for a decent overclock/over volt...
you also could put a dual on the top and a single rad in the back 120mm fan location

Are you suggesting running the CPU on the 120mm Radiator, and the video card on the 240mm? With this case I will not have the room for push-pull on the 240mm Radiator on top and then the 120mm Radiator right below. I am just going to have to go with the single 240mm Radiator. I will do a build log on this one.
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you dont need push pull...
im saying have the single and dual rad in the same loop...
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