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Would a RS240 rad be able to cool an overclocked i5 750 and GTX 460 effectively? If not how about a RX240? Or would I need two RS240s?
Thanks for the help! Planning to get wet for the first time next month!
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I just got the RX240 kit last week. Keeping a 980x at 3.8-4.0 all over 48-55 under load. I don't know how the heat is on the 460, but I would bet the RX240 would do an ok job for both. But at least the RX, and I dont know if your case will allow it, but the RX360 will definitely keep them both cool.
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You could get by with an RX240 with some GT15s, but you should really have at least a 360 rad for a CPU + GPU. If space is an issue, you could go with an RX240 with an RX120 instead.
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Would two RS240s work?
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post #5 of 32
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Would two RS240s work?
I would say go with 2 RX240's
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post #6 of 32
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Originally Posted by waparson View Post
I would say go with 2 RX240's
If you can, this would be best if you can only go with 240 rads. You'd get by with two RS240's, but if you can go with the RX series it'd be better.
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post #7 of 32
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You could get by with an RX240 with some GT15s, but you should really have at least a 360 rad for a CPU + GPU. If space is an issue, you could go with an RX240 with an RX120 instead.
Depends on the components. Most systems can be adequately cooled with a single 240mm radiator provided it has good fans. Multi GPU setups are a definite 360mm + though imo
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post #8 of 32
A single 240 should do just fine.
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post #9 of 32
the gtx 460 runs REALLY cold like never gets out of the 40's so i dont see a reason to WC it.
    
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the gtx 460 runs REALLY cold like never gets out of the 40's so i dont see a reason to WC it.
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