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My first watercooling, help needed to choose.

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Hi all.
I know maybe you have tons of this kind of thread, but i googled, read reviews, looked in forums, still can't get an idea.

I bought corsarid 800d case, has plenty of room.
Can install for sure a 3x120 and 1x120 or 1x140 radiators.

I would like to cool my CPU initially and in future 2x gtx570 geforce.

i would buy those components:
Phobya G-Changer 360 Radiator rev 1.2 Full Black
Phobya DC12-400 Pump
Phobya Balancer 250 Black Nickel ( even smaller version 150 )
Raccordo a compressione 1/4G tubo 10/13 mm Black Nickel
Tubo ClearFlex60 9.5/12.7 mm CLEAR
Ybris® BLACK SUN FULL CHROME S775/1156/1366 F

I'm sure this is good for the cpu. even too much maybe ( i7 930 cpu ).

What happens if i want to add single or double geforce later?

can this rad + pump add a single geforce to the loop?

in case of double video card, is better to have separate loop for both cards?
use the triple radiator for the cards and single radiator for cpu is enough?

Please give me hints about what to buy.

Watercooling the northbridge, even if not necesseray, would be cool for me.

Thanks in advance.
post #2 of 5
It has been proven that it is better to run a single loop rather than double loops.

I am not to sure on the components you have picked as I have no experience of Phobya pumps etc, but I am sure someone will give you their two cents on them soon enough.
    
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further readings suggest me that the rasa kit x360 could be a good start.
I saw people doing even 1 vga with that.

if i just could find it in europe!
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any help?
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Rasa rx 360 is a great kit to do cpu and vga id change the tubing to some primochill tho.
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Samsung EVO 850 500 EK-SBAY Dual DDC 3.2 PWM Serial Alphacool NexXxoS ST30 Full Copper Radiator 360 Hardware Labs Black Ice SR2 Multiport Black Car... 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
EK-CoolStream RAD XTC 420 koolance 380i Windows 10 Pro ASUS VW246H Black 24" 2ms 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
SeaSonic M12D SS-850 850W  Thermaltake core x71 CM Storm Sentinel Advance II Corsair Void 
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