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So, I am about to upgrade my water cooling setup. Adding my two Titan X cards to the loop. With that comes a pair of EK 480 PE rads. I am thinking of having both the rads intake outside air as well as the front intaking. Then just have the on rear fan exhaust. Figure with all the open ventilation on the back of the case, the massive intake should just flow right out the back. The extra intake fans are just to pull in more fresh air to mix with the warm air to help keep case temps down. Might do push pull on the rads, not 100% sure yet.

Am I off on my thinking? Would this setup work or cause some issues I am not seeing?
 
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So, my plan is either flawless or so bad everyone is shaking thier heads and moving on.
 
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You will be fine. I had dual 480mm rads with fans in push-pull all on intake to go along with 3 more case fans on intake and a single exhaust. I did have them on custom curves and tested the effect of different fan speeds and orientations, and this worked very well for me. When most of the hardware is liquid cooled, a slightly higher case temp (even if that happens) isn't going to do much damage.
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Just cpu and GPUs for now. Might add more at some point. Mobo is possible, but not till the next upgrade.
 
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Originally Posted by Prophet4NO1 View Post

Just cpu and GPUs for now. Might add more at some point. Mobo is possible, but not till the next upgrade.
Titan X's in SLI and no Caselabs case?
What happened?
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Titan X's in SLI and no Caselabs case?
What happened?

Didnt want a caselabs case.
 
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Imo, wont really matter, your rig will still more or less sit in the pool of its own heat.
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Imo, wont really matter, your rig will still more or less sit in the pool of its own heat.

I have a thermal probe for my multi meter. So, i can get some temps from inside. If i am not happy, i can just flip the fans. Using soft tubing so it will be an easy change.
 
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