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Hi All,

I am not new to watercooling but I moved away from it 4 years ago rolleyes.gif. I need help with cooling with 4 290x reference cards. No Cpu or mobo will be cooled by this set up. I currently have Corsair H50 with push/pull for cpu.

My Case:
Corsair 900D
I have space at the bottom for 480mm and 480mm in the top


My question:
Which Rads should I get?
Which fans? Corsair SP120 seems to be the top dog from my research but Any other brands will be great.
I could do push/pull for both. So please advise?
Which pump should I get? Originally I though of MCP35X but would it be enough is a different question. Can I get away with 1 pump?
Which tubing would you suggest? Barbed or compression.



Thanks,
Styvy
post #2 of 8
Might as well add a CPU Block to the loop.

The H50 is a crappy Block, not that great for taking heat off the CPU.

Not adding the CPU block to the loop would just be weird.

2x 480's will be plenty for the entire setup.
Edited by DzillaXx - 3/13/14 at 6:50am
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Originally Posted by DzillaXx View Post

Might as add a CPU Block to the loop.

The H50 is a crappy Block, not that great for taking heat off the CPU.

Not adding the CPU block to the loop would just be weird.

2x 480's will be plenty for the entire setup.

Thanks Dude.
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Are you running those (4) 290's with a 1500 watt PSU or dual PSU set up?

Because if your running a dual setup, you limit your rad options down the bottom chamber.
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Are you running those (4) 290's with a 1500 watt PSU or dual PSU set up?

Because if your running a dual setup, you limit your rad options down the bottom chamber.

Hey mate,

You are right. Dual PSU. 1275 TT Toughpower and 1000 Antec True power. Possibly 240 or will 360 fit?
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(2) 240's will definitely fit. As for a 360, I can imagine your cables will be squished and having (2) 360's will definitely be a pain to work with.
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post #7 of 8
Are you trying to mine?

Just buy PCI risers and a cheap mining case.
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Are you trying to mine?

Just buy PCI risers and a cheap mining case.

Not if its a pc I work on as well smile.gif I dont have place where I can put the pc. I can build a new rig but watercooling seems loads of fun
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