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This is my first attempt at WCing

Here is the WC setup I'm thinking of going with any advice appreciated in cosmos II case with a GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UP7 Mainboard

CPU: XSPC RayStorm High Performance Acetal Special Edition Copper

Top: RX360 Triple 120mm

Rear Outside: Alphacool NexXxoS UT60 140mm

Bottom: 2 RX240 Dual 120mm will these fit for push pull?

AquaComputer Aqualis XT 450ml Reservoir

7 Cougar CF-V12HP 120 R
1 Cougar CF-V14H 140 R

also with this number of rads will one pump be enough?
post #2 of 7
It would be helpful if you tell us what you would like to cool first. that way, we could tell you if you're going for massive overkill or possibly help you choose better components.

Let us know that and we'll help you out!
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Cooling an i73770k, 3 AMD HD 7970's on an GA-Z77X-UP7 Mb with a xspc Full Coverage Motherboard Block
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Originally Posted by 20After4 View Post

This is my first attempt at WCing

Here is the WC setup I'm thinking of going with any advice appreciated in cosmos II case with a GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UP7 Mainboard

CPU: XSPC RayStorm High Performance Acetal Special Edition Copper

Top: RX360 Triple 120mm

Rear Outside: Alphacool NexXxoS UT60 140mm

Bottom: 2 RX240 Dual 120mm will these fit for push pull?

AquaComputer Aqualis XT 450ml Reservoir

7 Cougar CF-V12HP 120 R
1 Cougar CF-V14H 140 R

also with this number of rads will one pump be enough?
Cooling an i73770k, 3 AMD HD 7970's on an GA-Z77X-UP7 Mb with a xspc Full Coverage Motherboard Block
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The radiators will not be the problem here with regard to restriction because they are nice and thick.
Three GPU's and a motherboard block will be an issue for one pump depending on which one of course.
Do you mean 2 X 240 rads in the bottom? Because I doubt that will work
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The radiators will not be the problem here with regard to restriction because they are nice and thick.
Three GPU's and a motherboard block will be an issue for one pump depending on which one of course.
Do you mean 2 X 240 rads in the bottom? Because I doubt that will work
I may have to go with one RX and one ex 240 slim not sure yet but i'm going to tear out those HD racks and see just how much room is down there. I was thinking 2 as well just need something that looks really nice thanks
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More radiators isn't always better. Radiators need nice cool air to work best. If you put a rad on every fan location then air has enter some rads and exit the others so the exiting rads will be getting already warmed air and their performance will be strangled.
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