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i have a kuhler 620 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835209049 and am getting a hybrid vga cooler http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835186067, would i be able to run them in a custom loop with both radiators and res? or would it flow to fast because of 2 pumps? the only reason im considering doing it this way is because i already have the kuhler 620, what would be the best order to have them in?
Edited by shanep1991 - 2/25/13 at 11:28pm
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Ok, yes you can add them together but that will void both warranties, You will also need to fit a small res or getting air out will be nearly impossible. The loop should be like this...

CPU Pump - CPU Rad - GPU Pump - GPU Rad - Reservoir and back to CPU Pump

Can I suggest doing Push/Pull on both rads to make up for possiblty faster flow rate
     
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You will also need to fit a small res or getting air out will be nearly impossible.

Or, use a fill port. A little longer and a bit more difficult, but far from "nearly impossible"
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Can I suggest doing Push/Pull on both rads to make up for possiblty faster flow rate

While always in favor of push pull over just pull or push, other factors have to be in evidence for flow rate to be a deciding factor. This statement based on much reading and comparison. Heat dump from the may be a more critical factor, thought he pumps in these AIOs are pretty good that way.
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Why not just build a proper loop?
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Why not just build a proper loop?

This.

Sell your antec cooler, use the money you were going to spend on that GPU closed loop thing and build your self a custom loop. i built my first loop for exactly $160, cooled my CPU and 5870 card. bought all the components here off the OCN market place.

What graphics card do you have?
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post #6 of 12
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I'm planning to get a 5870, I might just build a custom loop, but thanks for all the answers! The only reason I wouldn't now is because if I buy the vga cooler and a red it would still be like $40 cheaper and I'm cheap lol if I end up doin it this way I'll post pics of what its like and how it works
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Instead of picking parts just buy a kit or a H220 and expand it, either way it will be very good. The H220 beats some lower priced kits and costs a bit less
     
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Instead of picking parts just buy a kit or a H220 and expand it, either way it will be very good. The H220 beats some lower priced kits and costs a bit less

A bit less than what? Not the "lower priced kits" it beats, so a bit less than a better solution?
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post #9 of 12
It will cost less than the custom equivalents, but higher end ones will beat it, But you can always add more pumps and rads and make it just as good. The H220 is good for a 'Step by Step' watercooling loop, which you buy small bits that evetualy fit a loop itself
     
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Or use the 620 or get another and use the search function of this site and look at doing "the mod".
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