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Hey guys,

So I was thinking about adding another GTX 470 and another 360 radiator to my loop, but I'm not sure my pump can handle it. Currently I'm sitting with a 655 with the stock top on it running through a 120 and 360 radiator plus the CPU and GPU blocks. Now I know the radiators and blocks don't add much restriction, but the loop would be a bit longer. The second 360 would be externally mounted (On a side note, are there any other external mounts besides the koolance one?) but would be quite close to the action since it would be hanging off the back of the computer.

So my question is, does the 655 have enough head to handle that? And if not, should I just bite the bullet and grab a 355 with an aftermarket top?

Thanks in advance.

Edit: Since I've made the post I've been debating between the XSPC and the http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...oducts_id=3123

Which would be better off?
Edited by CookieSayWhat - 2/15/11 at 1:56pm
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Originally Posted by CookieSayWhat View Post
Hey guys,

So I was thinking about adding another GTX 470 and another 360 radiator to my loop, but I'm not sure my pump can handle it. Currently I'm sitting with a 655 with the stock top on it running through a 120 and 360 radiator plus the CPU and GPU blocks. Now I know the radiators and blocks don't add much restriction, but the loop would be a bit longer. The second 360 would be externally mounted (On a side note, are there any other external mounts besides the koolance one?) but would be quite close to the action since it would be hanging off the back of the computer.

So my question is, does the 655 have enough head to handle that? And if not, should I just bite the bullet and grab a 355 with an aftermarket top?

Thanks in advance.

Edit: Since I've made the post I've been debating between the XSPC and the http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...oducts_id=3123

Which would be better off?
You seem to have money to spend so why not just splurge and have a sound mind that one day your pump is gonna go out and things are gonna get hot.
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Your pump will be fine, but if you want more power to be certain you would be better off grabbing another 655 and running a dual pump setup.
post #4 of 5
That pump will be enough to run your set up. If you feel its not enough, then simply get another MCP655. I would not exchange it with a MCP355 w/ aftermarket top if you already have a MCP655.
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Eh I've thought about adding another pump, but I want to avoid that if all possible as the plumbing is a head trip as is. But thanks for the response guys!

I'm gearing up for the summer. I've slowly come to realize that if I want to keep my OC I'm going to have to shoot for super low deltas. My room usually sits around 29-30C during the day for 3-4 months of the year and can shoot as high as 32C.
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