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post #21 of 86
if you can fit a monsta with push fans only, i would(and did) go push/pull with an xt45.
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post #22 of 86
If you can get away with doing push/pull on a thick radiator like the UT60, I would go that route. If you can't then doing push/pull with a thin radiator will be better than push only. Martinsliquidlabs proved that push/pull was much better in situations than doing only push or only pull.
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post #23 of 86
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EDIT: Base on this picture I can go for a monsta push pull config at the bottom and still have 1 hard drive cage underneath the 5.25bays.


Edited by H Allen - 3/14/14 at 9:59am
post #24 of 86
Yeah def go push pull it's way better than the extra 20mm thickness.
post #25 of 86
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LOL. Re calculated the Monsta thickness I guess I'll go with UT60 push pull xD
post #26 of 86
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Also is it worth it to go for full waterblock for gpu or just universal? I'm planning to mount it on a crossfire r9 280X Rev 2 gigabyte. If you have suggestions which ones link it if possible(I'm trying to stay all copper to have less risk on corrosion smile.gif ) Thanks!
post #27 of 86
All copper is a great idea I think. And my next ones will be with all clear plexi covers so I can do a quick inspection of my blocks without taking apart the whole loop.
And honestly, I like the look of copper, so clear covers will reveil more of the copper blocks.
If you intend to OC your cards, I recommend full blocks to cool the VRMs as well.
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post #28 of 86
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Hmm I see. I guess I'll have to spend more, time to work my assoff for the entire summer and finish this build.
post #29 of 86
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So I've been looking for a GPU block for the past 3 days. Can't find one coz my gpu isn't reference -_- Its a 280X Gigabyte Rev2. If anyone knows a manu that makes one for them that is copper base let me know.
post #30 of 86
You most likely will have to go with universal blocks.
That's okay, they are cheaper and can do a pretty good job.
VGA cooling isn't crusial. It's the CPU that matters most IMHO.
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