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Hi guys,
I've been thinking about radiators. The loop I'm planning should be ran like so:

res-pump-rad-cpu-gpu1-gpu2

I've been thinking if it would be better to run it like this:

res-pump-rad (360)- cpu-rad (140 single)- gpu 1-gpu2.

Is this necessary? Thanks!
    
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I'm not quite sure what you are asking.

More radiator power is always better as it will give you lower temperatures, however the order in which you place your components does not.
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Sorry. I was asking if it's the better thing to do when you're watercooling a cpu, and two gpu's in one loop to have two rads. The CPU generates a lot of heat, so that's why I'm asking.
    
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Sorry. I was asking if it's the better thing to do when you're watercooling a cpu, and two gpu's in one loop to have two rads. The CPU generates a lot of heat, so that's why I'm asking.
Your loop generally won't see more than one degree difference across the entire loop. After the CPU, it's probably less than half a degree rise at most (Depends on flow rate and heat), so this is why loop order is so insignificant.

If I remember right it takes something like 350 watts to rise a 1.5GPM stream one degree or something similar to that.

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