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Your thread is great example, simply & easy to understanding..
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Water Cooling Guide
By Juggalo23451

Depending on what you want to cool will depend on the size of rad you want
Example a 240 radiators can cool most cpus., 360 rad for cpu and a gpu
Best rad right now is the GTX series radiators by Hw labs(loud setup)
Best rad(low noise) RX series rads by XSPC or SR-1 rad by HW labs
Budget rad Xspc EX performs like the rx but cheaper and thinner
P.s You can use a 77 Bonneville rad I believe if you wanted to.
I fully understanding your points of example as above. I have to read hundreds of threads from noobs've asked about 120 Radiators for cpu, no overclocking/ no gpu. but others kept to tell & pressure OP to get 240 or 360 rad for cpu.. OP don't asking for 240 or 360 rad..


So whats wrong with the custom 120/ 140 Single radiators and loop? they aren't cooling enough for CPU?


You know the 120mm Single rad closed CPU loop (Corsair Hydro , KÜHLER H2O) are very popular than ever!
Edited by GAMERIG - 4/11/12 at 8:54pm
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post #92 of 754
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Originally Posted by GAMERIG View Post

Your thread is great example, simply & easy to understanding..
I fully understanding your points of example as above. I have to read hundreds of threads from noobs've asked about 120 Radiators for cpu, no overclocking/ no gpu. but others kept to tell & pressure OP to get 240 or 360 rad for cpu.. OP don't asking for 240 or 360 rad..
So whats wrong with the custom 120/ 140 Single radiators and loop? they aren't cooling enough for CPU?
You know the 120mm Single rad closed CPU loop (Corsair Hydro , KÜHLER H2O) are very popular than ever!

Might want to take a look at this before buying the Corsair or Kuhler kits:
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Might want to take a look at this before buying the Corsair or Kuhler kits:
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I aint plan to going to buy the closed loop kits & don't care about the 120mm RAD closed loop or Hi-ended air cooler.

I was asking - whats wrong with the regular 120mm or 140mm radiator, pump, and custom water-block as XSPC Rasa RX120 kits, [not the closed loop kit].. they aren't cooling enough for CPU only?
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Not for any serious water cooling.
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with a TDp calculation you'll understand how much raddage you'll nee and the sort of fans to use for ridding yourself of the heat.
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Thank you very much for this guide.This helped me a ton when installing my loop:).
Just wanted to ask that I have nickel plated GPU blocks, but the raystorm is copper, will there be any corrosion?

And how often do I need to drain and refill my loop?
Thanks!
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^careful!!! if they be EK blocks matey, then yey be walking the plank!

okay, okay, the EK's are dodgy pieces of hardware - better stay clear of them.
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So whats wrong with the custom 120/ 140 Single radiators and loop? they aren't cooling enough for CPU?
You know the 120mm Single rad closed CPU loop (Corsair Hydro , KÜHLER H2O) are very popular than ever!

Depending on the heat load and the fan speed, a 120mm can be inadequate. The Corsair Hydro coolers run relatively loud fans, and you'll notice even then that they only perform on par with air coolers. While a custom loop with a single 120mm and the same fan will perform better, many people water cool for less noise, and slowing the fans down will definitely raise the temperatures. Moving from a 120mm radiator to a 240mm radiator is trivially more expensive, but provides significantly more cooling capability, allowing reasonable speed fans while providing more cooling than any air cooler. Obviously, if you're short on space and don't mind more noise, a single 120mm radiator will be fine, but if you're looking for a quiet solution or have a CPU with a high thermal output (like a highly overclocked 2011), you may find that a 120mm radiator just doesn't provide enough cooling to justify the cost.
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No offense, but can you try to clean up the spelling and grammar mistakes a bit? It's making it hard to understand a few parts of the guide. :/
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