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240mm Rad enough?

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Looking to buy my first WC loop. Starting with just the Cpu.

Would a 240mm say XSPC RX be enough? Running it at 4.1Ghz @ 1.3v now, and will be running it at 1.35-1.4v when i get the WC.
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240 will be fine to cool any OC'd CPU.
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A 240mm radiator would work really nice. However, considering that case fits a 360 radiator up top with no modifications required it may be a good idea to splurge now and get a bigger radiator, and then in the future you could get a 570 or something and add it into the CPU loop (40C load GPU FTW).
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240mm radiator is good for any cpu really depends if your just cooling down the cpu if you are just cooling that you will be fine but if you are cooling a gtx 460 and an i7 you should consider at least a 360mm rad
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A 240mm radiator would work really nice. However, considering that case fits a 360 radiator up top with no modifications required it may be a good idea to splurge now and get a bigger radiator, and then in the future you could get a 570 or something and add it into the CPU loop (40C load GPU FTW).
I want to get a 360 rad, but cant find any used here. Show me a decent 360 rad in the marked place and i'm sold.

Shipping a new one alone from a store in the US would mean extra payment in the customs (customs here charge 25% tax and another 30$ handling fee) so a 360 Rad inc shipping and everything is like 150$ shipped, 360 rad equal to XSPC is close to that in local stores (140-150$)

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240mm radiator is good for any cpu really depends if your just cooling down the cpu if you are just cooling that you will be fine but if you are cooling a gtx 460 and an i7 you should consider at least a 360mm rad
To be used in a 775 rig here. Q9650, aiming for 4.3-4.5Ghz.
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get you a swiftech 320qp (360mm) rad
best bang for the dollar out there
you'll have your cpu cool and can add on later
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I would love something like that, but to get one new shipped here would set me back close to 180$ (85$ for rad, 22$ in taxes, another 20$ for handling fee in customs, and then 45$ for shipping)

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get you a swiftech 320qp (360mm) rad
best bang for the dollar out there
you'll have your cpu cool and can add on later
Actually found one here on the board, have pm'ed the seller, so if he is willing to ship to Norway, i'll take it.
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