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post #11 of 19
Yea 360 should suffice but when it comes to rads the bigger the better. You could do a dual loop later and get the 360 for now.
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post #12 of 19
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wow guys!!! thanks for all the replies!!!! HMMMM since i eventually wanna add another gtx 580 to my set up i think i will go with something that has room for sli set up plus the cpu , would the 360 kit be best for that ?
go for the RX360 kit, it should handle sli 580 + a cpu. Don't worry too much about you gpu, the gf104 runs a lot cooler than the first fermis gf100 (gtx 465/470/480), so sli and your cpu on an Rx360 will work just fine.
post #13 of 19
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yeah i know the 580 doesn't run that hot at all but heat can get up there with 2 running. I guess i will go with the RX360 kit. I will probably wait until i can snag the redone Asus Maximus extreme when the revisions for the p67 roll out in a few months. I am having way to much frustration with this gigabyte board, people are getting great OCs with it but i guess i am just not as lucky , the board is just not as stable as i would like it to be.
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post #14 of 19
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yeah i know the 580 doesn't run that hot at all but heat can get up there with 2 running. I guess i will go with the RX360 kit. I will probably wait until i can snag the redone Asus Maximus extreme when the revisions for the p67 roll out in a few months. I am having way to much frustration with this gigabyte board, people are getting great OCs with it but i guess i am just not as lucky , the board is just not as stable as i would like it to be.
Did you try the latest bios? A lot of the p67 motherboards had poor initial bios.
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post #15 of 19
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oh yeah believe me ha ha , but with gigabytes patented dual bios on these boards lol it makes overclocking very very very finicky if you don't somehow get lucky with your specs. I do not like the dual bios at all! I miss being able to just increase vcore, get into windows (maybe) , stress test, get bsod, raise vcore, rinse repeat etc. But noooo lol with this mobo any time it senses some irregularities with overclocking it will revert you back to the shipping bios which makes you first deal with the machine rebooting at least a half a dozen times before you get a post screen , then the bios reverting back to its default.
Some people have the patience to deal with this but its definitely not me, that added extra amount of nonsense translates into hours of wasted time when pursuing a desired overclock.

Dont get me wrong i have found settings for a solid 4600 24/7 Overclock but i ran out of patience right as i got 4600! I know this chip can easily do 5ghz+ just from the temps and voltages im using at 4600 but damn it is really annoying having to constantly go through the motions with this board.

ANYWAYS lol that is a discussion for another place!

Question, does the RX360 kit come with the tubing also ? I looked at it and it doesn't seem so, this may sound like a very noob question, but i am clueless when it comes to water cooling.
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post #16 of 19
Yes it comes with 2 meters of clear 7/16 ID, 5/8 OD tubing.
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post #17 of 19
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This set up wont have any trouble dropping into my Haf x 942 i would imagine ?
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post #18 of 19
Hey sock, sorry I missed your question; but yes your case will easily accommodate it.
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post #19 of 19
It's a great kit, I'll say that much. Was recommended to me by forum goers on here and for being a first time water cooler, myself, this kit was really easy to set up. I bought myself some primochill UV green hosing, and some gentle typhoon ap-15s, but other than that, this kit is amazing. Super cheap, too!

Get it, you won't be disappointed.
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