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Looking for parts for a LCS that will cool 3 video cards and a q6600 and will fit inside the big rocketfish tower (preferably in the top). There is 16 inch clearance from the back of the case to the end of the DVD Drives
    
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Considering that you are going to be running 3 GPU blocks in a serial configuration, you are going to want a relatively free-flowing block. I would suggest at this point that you go with either the D-Tek Fuzion or the DangerDen MC-TDX. Going off Martin's results, the MC-TDX has a lower pressure drop and should free up some flow for the 3 GPU blocks you're going to be running.

What cards are you going to be using? You have a bunch of options to choose from, either full coverage (expensive but an all-in-one and a bit more restrictive) or a GPU-only block (less expensive, cools the GPU better, but doesn't get the memory chips).
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I'll most likely be going with three 8800 GTX's
    
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Okay, then you have a couple options...

http://www.petrastechshop.com/gpwa.html

You can go with an EK Full coverage block (Make sure it has 8800GTX in its model name), you can go with a Swiftech Stealth Rev. 2, or you can go with a MCW60 (will need something to cool the RAM- The D-Tek Uni-Sink works well).

You can get a good comparison between the blocks in terms of flow by looking at Martin's excel spreadsheet where he compares a lot of full coverage blocks as well as the MCW60.

Personally? Since you're going to have limited (or nil) space, I would go with 3 of the EK full coverage blocks. However, you're going to have to pony up quite a bit of cash to be able to go that route. Second best would be a MCW60 with the D-Tek Uni-Sink for the GTX.
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I might have to ask CyberDruid about it as I've been trying to email him about modding/assembling my pc
    
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