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Can a Black Ice Stealth cool a 4870?

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I am in the process of buying a Cooler Master 690 that Ericod has modified to fit a Black Ice Stealth 2x120 radiator in it. Due to the height restrictions, the Stealth is all I could see that would fit there.

Everyone seems to talk about GTX and PAs and all, but those are almost twice as thick as the Stealth, therefore I question: Can a 2x120 Stealth cool an overclocked 4870? In Ericod's setup, the radiator was cooling with Q6600 and northbridge with the CPU at 3.8Ghz at 50c.

My plan is to run a single loop with the Stealth cooling the 4870 and another 3x120 hanging off the back of the case to cool either a 8400 or an 8500 CPU.

What do you guys think?
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I would think that it would be enough, considering it is a single 4870, not an x2, and also in it's own loop, it would probably be really efficient considering. But I would wait until someone who knows answer lol.
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I think you would be fine.
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Yep a 120.2 will be fine to cool a 4870 and the 120.3 will cool the cpu with no probs I have my E8400 on a triple and load temps are 16c on a 4ghz OC
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I would think that it would be enough, considering it is a single 4870, not an x2, and also in it's own loop, it would probably be really efficient considering.
It would be one loop with both blocks and radiators (saves another $80 off pump funds )
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In all honesty, a single black ice pro can cool a 4870x2
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Yep a 120.2 will be fine to cool a 4870 and the 120.3 will cool the cpu with no probs I have my E8400 on a triple and load temps are 16c on a 4ghz OC
damn! 16c?, 100% load? what's your ambient temp?
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damn! 16c?, 100% load? what's your ambient temp?
Must be his yard computer
post #9 of 15
GTS240 will be fine. (hell, even a 120 would be fine)
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Thanks for the responses guys. I'm glad to see I shouldn't get any buyer's remorse from this.
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