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Whats enough to cool 2 x 8800GT?

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I want to water them down (maybe HR-03, though, and that's if I dont sell them altogether and get some GTS's), and want to know whats the minimum it would take for good temps. Righ now looking at just two swiftech blocks, lil heatsinks, some random pump and a 120 rad. No reservoir.

Obviously I know nothing other than the basics of WC-ing, not the products, so know any cheap ones that would work fine together? Looking to mount the rad in the lower fan mount in a Cosmos case. The cards will also be overclocked to around 700mhz.
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Get atleast a 240 rad.
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Get atleast a 240 rad.
Thats the problem, I want to keep the top two fan mounts for a 240 to cool the CPU. So a 120 would not be enough? I'll have to think about mounting something outside or...a super-expensive 120...or...?
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for a pair of graphics cards you'll certainly want to have at least a 240mm rad. In terms of components, skip the cheap-ass stuff from Zalman, Thermaltake, Koolance, etc since they often use aluminum for the tops and/or low quality materials; you're better off with a block from DangerDen or EK-waterblocks
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Get two swiftech mcw60's and some ramsinks. You will need at least a 240mm rad as other have said. I've experienced trying to cool two g80's with a 120mm rad but temps weren't so good but as soon as I went to 240mm rad temps went way down and now I max out around 50C with them OC'ed. Although your g92's should run quite a bit cooler and comsume less power.
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