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Which Radiator to which block?

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I am building a water cooling kit and it contains a 2x120mm rad and a 3x120mm rad. Which do you think would need the 3x120mm rad and the 2x120mm?

CPU: Nehalem

GPU: 4870X2
post #2 of 7
I would give the nehalem the 3x120mm rad. But then again, we don't exactly know the TDP of Nehalem for sure yet.
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same loop or separate loop? i'd give the GPUx2 the 3x120... Nehalem should be on the 45nm technology or better which means lower TDP.
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Tough call. With everything on board the CPU I am thinking, and I could be wrong, the Nehalem is going to produce some heat. I would go initially with the 3 by 120 for the CPU, it cannot handle heat as well as a GPU, and then the 2 by 120 on the GPU.
    
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OK, I was thinking of using the 3x120 on the CPU. Yes these will be separate loops.
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Now, what color should I use for the CPU/GPU? Using Electric UV Blue and UV Red in the two loops. Maybe red for ATI?
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Red and blue are 2 of my favorite colors.....
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