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A buddy of mine has a friend who is putting together a water cooled rig and after seeing a pic of it I thought I would post for a recommendation since imo he needs more/bigger rad.

He has a 120 rad for a 3770k & 780 classified hydro:



I'm not an h2o cooler but from what I have read here that would't be enough rad?

update, ok he also had a 240 rad that would go in the top as well, I'm sure that would be plenty
Edited by mtbiker033 - 10/12/13 at 3:14pm
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A single 120 would not be enough, but if he does have 240 that would go on the top then that would help. IMO, that 360 rad space would still be pushing it considering the rads are skinny. Generally speaking, a 60mm thick 360mm rad would be good for a 3770k and a gpu.

He would see better temperatures from adding more/thicker rads, but I think with the 120 and 240 he should be fine.
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thank you very much for the recommendation!
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