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post #51 of 163
whats all this hatin' on the HAF.

It will house a 360 rad no problem and a 240 could be easily mounted external where the exhaust is.
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post #52 of 163
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Originally Posted by Pascal1973 View Post
Anyway,OP decided to go for Little Devil's case, if i were to do a new build.....i'd ghet that too!
Yes, LD's looked like the perfect chioce after the Mountain Cases, which I am not very fond of. I will get the SR1's rads, any clue on if I should blow the air out ? in ? I was planning on placing 2 at the bottom with push/pull and one at the top blowing air out.

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post #53 of 163
Blow the air out the sides on the lower rads, make the rear fan intake, and blow out at the top too, i think....
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post #54 of 163
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Blow the air out the sides on the lower rads, make the rear fan intake, and blow out at the top too, i think....
Yeah, makes sense, thanks
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post #55 of 163
I can notice alot of bad advice has been thrown into the air here.

1. Do not go for dual loops setup.
http://www.swiftnets.com/technical/d...s%20single.pdf
As you can see the single loop will give you even better results.

2. Loop order does not matter, go for the setup that looks most clean and with less tubing.
http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...l#post11145916

3. The LD case is the best option for you here hands down, I would go for 3x BI GTX 480 with GentleTyphoon's 1850RPM, this will definitely get you the best delta possible just make sure to get a fan controller to dial them down when not needed so u would enjoy a quiet setup as well...

A great tool for you to explore:
http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...et-v1-7-a.html

You can basicly play around with all the WC components that have been tested by Martin and Skinnee to see what kind of performance to expect.
    
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I can see your point about not using dual loops.In my case the rig folds 24/7 and my Gpu water heats up to 40C with higher ambients. Cpu loop stays around 30C,that will get me much cooler core temperatures! I did a build with 980x and 2 5970's in 1 loop and with all components stressed max, cpu temperatures were unacceptable.I then switched to a dual loop setup. For normal use a single loop would be sufficient/better, but with gpu's fully stressed, cpu will get hotter in a single loop config.
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Quote:
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whats all this hatin' on the HAF.

It will house a 360 rad no problem and a 240 could be easily mounted external where the exhaust is.
You could even mount a 240 internally where the HDD cage is and then another 120 in the exhaust port.

360+240+120 is pretty beastly, with minimal modding as well.
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Little Devil is not worth its money! The price/performance/value ratio is very bad.
You pay too much for what you get. The most intelligent way to go would be a TJ07 with a dual loop. You got 480 & 240 at the bottom then 240 at the top and 360 in the front.
The price is awesome for what you get and for what it is capable of.
Dual loop is more efficient in your case and loop order does matter.
I would say 480 for + 240 for the GPUs and the 360 for the CPU would in seperate loops would give you great temps.

Loop order should always be res-pump-rad-block-res....any other way the water would absorb the heat from the pump and friction combined with the way it has to travel before it hits the blocks will cause the water to lose some of its cooling potential and ability do dissipate.

So just go for my advice ...the TJ07 can hold quad SLI!
Here a pic for 3-way...and if you got a classified 4 way will be no problem.
http://www.pcgameshardware.de/screen...02/3waysli.jpg
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EVGA is proud to announce the world's first 4-Way SLI motherboard, the EVGA X58 Classified 4-Way SLI Edition, this motherboard has an impressive 7 PCIe Expansion slots allowing you to combine up to 4 EVGA GTX 285 Graphics cards for extreme performance!
Important note: a case with 9 or more expansion slots is required, 10 for 4-Way SLI. See this page for a list of compatible PC cases.

What part don't you understand?!
You are very hard to convince,soooo here's a linky to the Evga site,read and see that your beloved case cannot hold a 4-way Classy.
http://www.evga.com/products/moreinf...170-BL-E762-A1

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post #60 of 163
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kung Pow View Post
Little Devil is not worth its money! The price/performance/value ratio is very bad.
You pay too much for what you get. The most intelligent way to go would be a TJ07 with a dual loop. You got 480 & 240 at the bottom then 240 at the top and 360 in the front.
The price is awesome for what you get and for what it is capable of.
Dual loop is more efficient in your case and loop order does matter.
I would say 480 for + 240 for the GPUs and the 360 for the CPU would in seperate loops would give you great temps.

Loop order should always be res-pump-rad-block-res....any other way the water would absorb the heat from the pump and friction combined with the way it has to travel before it hits the blocks will cause the water to lose some of its cooling potential and ability do dissipate.

So just go for my advice ...the TJ07 can hold quad SLI!
Here a pic for 3-way...and if you got a classified 4 way will be no problem.
http://www.pcgameshardware.de/screen...02/3waysli.jpg
you must be high. The LD v8 case is one of the best watercooling cases regardless of cost. It's on the same level as the ascension for top end watercooling cases. TJ07 isn't even in the same league. It's a GOOD watercooling case, but no where near the best. You just can't shove enough rads in it. Unless you are using BI GTX rads with high rpm fans it can't cool the higher end setups properly without an external rad besides the internal ones. You can't put a tj07 on the same level ad a ld v8 or really any high end mountain mods case EXCEPT for the murder mods TJ07s
 
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