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Hey guys,

Within the next week or so Dazmode.com will have my EK Acetal + Nickel GTX 470 full cover blocks in stock.

I'm wondering, should I pick up a RX240 as well?

I already have the RX360 and 6 Highspeed Yates in Push Pull.

The bill will come out to be 400 or so, and the RX240 will push it to about 500 dollars or so.

I'm ordering:

2x EK GTX 470 Acetal + Nickel Blocks
2x Links
1 Parallel 3 Slot Bridge
Tubing
Fittings

I can add:

4x D12SH-12
RX240
Tubing
Fittings

What do you guys think?
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post #2 of 23
Would drop a few C off of your fully loaded temperatures.

Probably not worth unless you plan to fold 24/7 or are into a lot of heavy benchmarking.
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post #3 of 23
You only need an RX360 that's all I'm running for my loop.
post #4 of 23
Assuming overclocked the CPU is 150W + 500W the GPUs thats 650W of heat and if you want quieter system get the extra RAD.
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Buy it, done.
    
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post #6 of 23
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Would drop a few C off of your fully loaded temperatures.

Probably not worth unless you plan to fold 24/7 or are into a lot of heavy benchmarking.
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Originally Posted by AdvanSuper View Post
You only need an RX360 that's all I'm running for my loop.
Thanks guys, that will help me save some money in the long run.

I can't wait until the blocks come into stock... he said about 10 days. So I'm thinking if i'm lucky the week after the first

EDIT: for those saying buy it, i'm saving money by just buying the blocks.
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haha well my 240 haset droped my temps 1c might evenr raised them lol so i say get your blocks and if you dont like your temps then get another rad.
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haha well my 240 haset droped my temps 1c might evenr raised them lol so i say get your blocks and if you dont like your temps then get another rad.
Thanks bal3. That's a good way to do it
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I would say yes get another RX240 if you can.
    
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post #10 of 23
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If I get it that means I have to order nearly 50 dollars worth of fans, 80 dollars worth of rad, some more fittings, and the appropriate tubing. + taxes and shipping.

So it's going to cost me nearly 500 CAD for the setup if I get everything -- not sure if I have that much to play with.

Also, should I just get the plexi + nickel EK blocks or should I wait for the EK acetal + nickel blocks to come in?
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