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I am looking to completley upgrade my loop as im not happy with the temps that I am getting now. I will need a new pump, res, cpu water block and waterblock for my 8800 GTS. I would like to keep my radiator. The fittings for the rad are 3/8" ID. Money is not an issue. I need to keep my gts and my q6600 cool even under overclock.... let the games begin!


i really do appreciate your help guys because im a nub
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post #2 of 17
I'd make two seperate loops, that quadcore is going to get hot and it will just screw over your GPU cooling efforts. Use your old loop to cool the GPU and make the new loop for your CPU.
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i dont have a ton of room for a second pump but i would like to keep it inside my case,
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post #4 of 17
This is a 3x120 rad, right? It should be fine to deal with a GTS and Q6600. You are looking at 350w load when overclocked.

D5 Pump
Swiftech Micro-Res
D-Tek FuZion
Danger Den 8800GTS block
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post #5 of 17
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yep 3x120.
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post #6 of 17
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and te d5 pump has 1/2" fittings....
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post #7 of 17
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Originally Posted by liqwidstyx View Post
and te d5 pump has 1/2" fittings....
You can use an adapter....

Or just get the DDC-12v (18w). Comparable pump with native 3/8" fittings.
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post #8 of 17
mp655 pump or the Laing DDC with a Petra Top, D-tek Fuzion, Swiftech Micro Res, and at least 1/2 or 7/16 tubing I like it for the tight fit.

Not sure on your rad but most 3 X 120 should do the trick and if you want to pull it out and replace pick up a thermochill PA 120.3, they do great with low cfm fans for a nice and quiet effect.
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post #9 of 17
heres what i would get:

dtek fuzion
BIX 360 rad
laing d5 pump
7/16 masterkleer tubing
dangerden GTS block
tline
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post #10 of 17
Guys... he already has a Thermaltake 3.120 radiator.
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