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Poll Results: Was your previous card ATI or NVIDIA?

 
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post #3041 of 5998
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the RX240 kit will do a cpu and a gpu (as long as its not a gtx 480 ). You can do sli with two medium range cards (ie 460/560) but two highend cards will suffer a bit. An RS360 kit should handle sli about the same as the rx240 but a bit better. RX360 is the way to go for a cpu and sli highend cards
I would agree provided they did not run crunching tasks and did no overclocking. First time they tried to crank up the power, it would fall short.

I have tried it myself and ended up going to an RS-360 to cool "just" an overclocked AMD 955BE CPU. There is no way the RX240 or RS360 could cool more than that running 100% crunching or folding. Certainly no way it could cool a GPU also under max use circumstances unless one lived in very cold room and had monster fans on it.



PS: CLICK my sig "Build Logs" to see how my systems ended up... The AZZA box setup used to have an RX240 and it wasn't enough to keep the CPU cool in warm weather. I ended up using the RX240 in the bottom of the DD box...
Edited by Tex1954 - 7/29/11 at 6:03pm
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post #3042 of 5998
I'm running my 2500k @ 4.9 with 1.4+ vCore on my rx240 with no thermal issues. How much harder is folding etc. on your system than prime or IBT with AVX?
 
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post #3043 of 5998
SB are very cool and they do quite nicely on even the closed loop systems like the Corsairs H-series. So a Rasa kit should have no trouble keeping a SB (even amds too) quite cool with a gpu in the mix.
Edited by wermad - 7/29/11 at 6:27pm
post #3044 of 5998
Whats up people, got rid of my 560, tried a 6950 for a minute but returned it. Iexpect to have a Twin Frozr III 570 sometime next week.

So my question is what type of clocks/voltages should I be shooting for. I will be looking at the data on the first page as well but would love some input from actual users.
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post #3045 of 5998
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I would agree provided they did not run crunching tasks and did no overclocking. First time they tried to crank up the power, it would fall short.

I have tried it myself and ended up going to an RS-360 to cool "just" an overclocked AMD 955BE CPU. There is no way the RX240 or RS360 could cool more than that running 100% crunching or folding. Certainly no way it could cool a GPU also under max use circumstances unless one lived in very cold room and had monster fans on it.



PS: CLICK my sig "Build Logs" to see how my systems ended up... The AZZA box setup used to have an RX240 and it wasn't enough to keep the CPU cool in warm weather. I ended up using the RX240 in the bottom of the DD box...
You do know there is a difference between the RS360 and the RX360, right?

The RX360 is regarded as one of the best 360mm rads on the market, period.

You're thinking of the RX's little brother, the RS360, which is like an inch thinner.

RX 360. Thing is an absolute beast.
Edited by blackbalt89 - 7/29/11 at 6:21pm
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post #3046 of 5998
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You do know there is a difference between the RS360 and the RX360, right?

The RX360 is regarded as one of the best 360mm rads on the market, period.

You're thinking of the RX's little brother, the RS360, which is like an inch thinner.

RX 360. Thing is an absolute beast.
You didn't look at my build logs on IMGUR.... I know "EXACTLY" what the differences are because I "HAVE" and "USE" all of them!



Look just below and click on "BUILD LOGs Tex1954"

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AMD 1090T 4.0GHz 1.55v / dual 794MHz GTX 460's on water 90-100% loaded 24/7
Intel i7-950 4.259GHz 1.41v / dual 950MHz GTX 560's on water 90-100% loaded 24/7

(at least until the apartment A/C can't keep up!)
Edited by Tex1954 - 7/29/11 at 6:50pm
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post #3047 of 5998
RX480 is the big daddy in XSPC's stable of rads. I has twossss
post #3048 of 5998
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RX480 is the big daddy in XSPC's stable of rads. I has twossss
LOL! They are good rads!!!

I almost used one... but I wanted the DD box "my" way... so couldn't fit it in... only room for a triple in front.

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post #3049 of 5998
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RX480 is the big daddy in XSPC's stable of rads. I has twossss
Your rig is a beast btw! I checked out your log the other day and was like - want!
 
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post #3050 of 5998
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You didn't look at my build logs on IMGUR.... I know "EXACTLY" what the differences are because I "HAVE" and "USE" all of them!



Look just below and click on "BUILD LOGs Tex1954"

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AMD 955BE 4.2GHz 1.535v / dual 734MHz 9800 GT's air cooled 90-100% loaded 24/7
AMD 1090T 4.0GHz 1.55v / dual 794MHz GTX 460's on water 90-100% loaded 24/7
Intel i7-950 4.259GHz 1.41v / dual 950MHz GTX 560's on water 90-100% loaded 24/7

(at least until the apartment A/C can't keep up!)
I think the biggest factor here is what are his intentions really. You're loaded up folding etc. all the time. Not everyone is in need of cooling to keep up with that. Even gaming 24/7 (mom more hot pockets!) wouldn't stress your system like that.
 
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