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post #1 of 62
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Hi all,

First time in the watercooling forum (posting, anyway) and I was wondering if someone could give me a ballpark estimate on how much it would cost to watercool my GTX 580? I'm not so much concerned with super-overclocks, more like I want to keep the noise down (as low as feasible under load). Also, only internal rads please.

Tips? I've never watercooled before or modded a case, and I'm fine with my cpu clocks, noise and temps, so I think just the gpu for now, but an open upgrade path would be a plus.

Thanks in advance!

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Yeah so you need a block around £70 /$100 from XSPC, and an RS240 would be good , But what case do you have so we can see what space you got to play with
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I have a HAF 922, with 200mm front intake and 200mm side intake, so I figure I'd mount it as a exhaust in place of the top 200mm exhaust (which I assume will mean some modding on my part? Or can it accomodate a rad as-is?). As a concern, I have a Hyper 212+ in push/pull for my cpu, would that get in the way of an exhaust rad on top?
    
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Im unsure about this case i know alot of people have modded and watercooled this case but i dont know avbout fitting 120mm fans in place of 200 mm fans someone will have the answer but a 120mm.2 rad will be enough to cool the 580 card im just unsure on how you will mount it
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post #5 of 62
For $250 (shipping includ.) you could cool your CPU and GPU.

XSPC RS240 Kit (Comes with everything you need for a CPU loop)
Silver Kill Coil
EK GTX 580 Block
Gentle Typhoon AP-15 x2

Or you could just cool the GPU will a custom loop for around $300.
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According to the Cooler Master site you can swap the top 200mm fan for 2x120mm fans. Though, does this mean that it'll fit a 240 rad with no modding? Or would the screws not line up right for the rad?
    
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Will that 240 be enough for my cpu at 3.6 and the gpu both? I thought Fermi cards needed more than that :S
    
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post #8 of 62
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Originally Posted by chano305 View Post
Will that 240 be enough for my cpu at 3.6 and the gpu both? I thought Fermi cards needed more than that :S
It won't give you amazing temperatures, but it will still be leagues ahead of air. With your CPU @ 4 GHz and your GPU at 850c, I would guess around 70C load CPU 60C load GPU.
Edited by charliehorse55 - 1/1/11 at 12:22pm
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post #9 of 62
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On a single 240 rad? Wow :| however does that mean my fans will need to be at max, or is this still with quietness in mind?

So that sounds pretty awesome. Any idea on the mounting? Will the available mounting holes work? Or do I need to go purchase tools?

Potentially last question: I have two TY-140 fans cooling my cpu at the moment (they have 120mm fan mount configurations). How would these compare to the GT 15s? Or should I get the fans you suggest anyway?
    
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post #10 of 62
Nothing compares to the Gentle Typhoon fan series. They are simply the best. Martin did some testing of dozens of 120mm fans and the gentle typhoons lead the pack easily.

I don't know how to mount the radiator but it will most likely fit.

If you got a thicker 480 radiator and mounted it externally those temperatures would drop 7-9C. If you really want internal you could pick up an 800D as they fit a 480 radiator into the top quite easily.
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