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post #11 of 27
This is the absolute best you could get for your budget-
http://jab-tech.com/XSPC-Rasa-750-RX...t-pr-4780.html
Edited by ttaylor0024 - 1/22/11 at 9:28pm
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Originally Posted by TheRockMonsi View Post
So, you guys sure this is my best bet within a $200 budget? If so, I'll look more into this and find out what kind of results I can expect from this kit.
The only thing slightly better in the price range would be the RX240. Even then-with the minimal restriction and high flow rate of a CPU only loop-I doubt you'd see dramatically improved temps.

In water cooling, you start seeing greatly diminishing returns on your dollars spent as you get more expensive in terms of better temps.

I RASA'd my brothers 1055T rig a few weeks back. On full load @ 1.42V@3.6gHz temps were low 40C on the CPU slot on the RS360 kit. Temps could be better due to the airflow restriction of his case and the lack of room for shrouds.
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post #13 of 27
Just get an H70 and set it as intake on your case. That would be the simplest (and cheapest) solution, but you would definitely get better temperatures by going to the XSPC Rasa 750 RS240 kit.

Or you could mod your case a bit, add some fans and make sure your wiring is clean to improve airflow around your heatsink and GPUs.
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post #14 of 27
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Thanks for the advise guys. But with a 360 radiator, couldn't I add a GPU to the loop? If so, that would probably end up putting my budget over $300, but I could surely save up and get it later. What do you guys think of that? Would my case even support a 360 radiator (without modding)? Here's an album of my case:

http://www.overclock.net/album.php?albumid=3722

I have 6 fans installed currently - 3 intake (2 front and one side) and 3 exhaust (2 up top and 1 rear).
 
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post #15 of 27
Get the RX360 and some fans to suit. A Razor GTX480 will set you back about another $100, including shipping. Toss in a silver strip and a couple of fittings for a few dollars more. Done .
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post #16 of 27
For $300 you could throw in the GPU as well and get under 50C load on it. If you have the cash I would do it, you can also get rid of that annoying loud fan.
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post #17 of 27
Seriously, this kit is what you need. $190. Rasa RX360 kit, higher preformance than the RS.

http://jab-tech.com/XSPC-Rasa-750-RX...t-pr-4780.html
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Sorry for the good old bump, but I was starting to wonder what kind of radiator(s) I would need to support 1 CPU+2 GPU's. Not that I plan on getting all this soon, but would a 360 radiator suffice? And if so, could I use a 120+240 setup to cool everything? Or does it have to be a 360?
 
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post #19 of 27
sell the gtx 480 because that gets very hot could be the reasonm your cpu is hot does your case have gpu cooling
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post #20 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheRockMonsi View Post
Sorry for the good old bump, but I was starting to wonder what kind of radiator(s) I would need to support 1 CPU+2 GPU's. Not that I plan on getting all this soon, but would a 360 radiator suffice? And if so, could I use a 120+240 setup to cool everything? Or does it have to be a 360?
A high quality 360 radiator could do the trick, but I would try to get two 240s in there instead...
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