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360 Rad + 140 rad enough?

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Okay, I am planning to get the EK waterblock for my Rampage III. I am just concerned that I won't have enough rads or even a sufficient pump. Will an EK 360mm rad + An EK 140mm be enough to cool a CPU + mobo? And possibly in the future two highend video cards? And will a 35X be strong enough?

I have a Corsair 800D and I don't want to mod the case, hence only 140mm at the back of the case and a 360mm on top.

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I would personally stay with the 360 but go for something larger for the cpu a 240 would give better temps. Is their not anywhere else for a rad? in the case (ill take a look now).
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Well considering I run a MCP355, 1 CPU, 2 GPU and 1 RX240 and 1 RX120 RAD with everthing OCd as per my sig rig.

I would say adding a NB to your set up will be no problem at all.
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post #4 of 6
Looking at the 800 you could run 2x140mm rads without any mods+ the 360.
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You could run the whole lot off just the 360 if it is a chunky one, with half decent temps. But the more radiator real estate you have the closer you can get to ambient and therefore more overclocking potential.
    
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Pump will be strong enough, radiator is easily enough for CPU and motherboard. You may need more radiator based on exactly which cards you decide to get.

Also, I would suggest staying away from the EK radiators. They do not perform as well as the XSPC RX series or the HW-Labs SR-1 series.
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