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post #1 of 10
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I am intending on getting this HWLabs Black Ice GTX 360 and iw as wondering if i could use it to cool my E 8400 and my 8800GTX sli?

I was told yes but im not sure. If not i can also throw my 240GT Stealth in the loop as well. Let me know
post #2 of 10
since im the seller does my opinion still count?
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since im the seller does my opinion still count?
LOL yea i know but i just wanted to see what the other dudes thought.
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Probably since the 8400 isn't very hot.
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I'm not an expert by any means, but normally what I see folks do with an SLI setup is use the 360 for the GPUs and use the 240 for the CPU. The only bad thing with that is that you'd need another pump, tubing, and res (if you use one at all).

If I were you I'd hook up the 360, do some benchmarking and see what temps I get, but once again... I'm no expert!
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post #6 of 10
I wouldn't put the GTX and GTS in the same loop and the GTS is rather restrictive. If you're gonna use those two I'd put them in 2 different loops.
post #7 of 10
Yeah Puff is right, the GTS is pretty restrictive, I wouldn't use it with a multi block loop and another rad...They are a pretty good rad for a CPU only loop with a free flowing block and a good pump, bang for buck wise...
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post #8 of 10
Agreed with others. I think you should use the larger rad for the GTX loop and the smaller one for the cpu loop. E8400s don't need much, but the GTXs, especially 3 of them produce a good bit of heat.
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k I gots a 360GTX on the way. should be enough
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Agreed with others. I think you should use the larger rad for the GTX loop and the smaller one for the cpu loop. E8400s don't need much, but the GTXs, especially 3 of them produce a good bit of heat.
Amen, even on air the newer chips seem to die of voltage way before heat.
    
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