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I didn't read all of the thread, only read about half. But here is a little tid bit for you. I am running 4ghz, with 1.45volts and I only hit 43C max load with my RS360. Since I am only cooling the CPU, i get the same temps as a RS240.

The Rasa kit is probably one of the best kits you can buy.
The block is the second best block on the market for temps, and the rads are ranked among the best rads out there for cooling. They are in at least the top 5 for rads.

You will absolutely love the rasa kit.
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Watercool yer vid cards,, they make the most heat. All that a 965 needs is a 212+.
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Watercool yer vid cards,, they make the most heat. All that a 965 needs is a 212+.
Hmmmmmmm, this is something I haven't thought about - even though it's probably the most common sense thing anybody could think of, lol. Thanks for that, tsm. If I were to just cool the GPU's, how big a radiator would I need? More so, what would I need for one, and what would I need for 2, if I decide to cool both?
 
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WC blocks are on the expensive side so you can either get a fullblock if you know you'll stay with the 480 for a longtime or for the cost of one full block get 2 gpu only blocks. The gpu only blocks would use ramsinks to cool the ram and vrms, works ok as good or better than stock but not as good as fullcover blocks (vrm temp wise, but gpu only blocks cool gpus best). Tradeoffs... again its a much cheaper route but is reusable.

I just did this exact thing, but I used a fullcover block.

I used a bitspower mini tank plus, mcp350, waterblock, and a RX120. For you I'd say get a Rasa kit, and sell the cpu block and take that money +cash and get 2 mcw80s or similar gpu blocks.
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Watercool yer vid cards,, they make the most heat. All that a 965 needs is a 212+.
This. That is your problem as stated in the OP, your cards heating everything up. Plus the stock fan is obnoxious. Look into a custom GPU only loop, and maybe with just a T-line instead of a res to save money.
    
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Alright, all I need to figure out is how big a radiator I would need to suffice for 2 GPU's. Would a 240 do? Or will I be in need of a 360?
 
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Alright, all I need to figure out is how big a radiator I would need to suffice for 2 GPU's. Would a 240 do? Or will I be in need of a 360?
Go max size on the rad for future use, 360+.
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