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Just upgraded my WC set up and needsome advice. I have three Black Ice GTX360s and one Black Ice GTX120. Right now they are just cooling the cpu and in the future i will be adding graphics cards to it. So what kind of pump should i be using for this?
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The real question is: why so many radiators?

But I'm pretty sure a MCP355 or 655 would work fine.
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post #4 of 13
I'd Recomend either the Swiftech MCP655 or Swiftech MCP355 with an aftermarket top!
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The real question is: why so many radiators?
Because i can
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post #6 of 13
Same reason for the Doublewide?

How much does your loop require?
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To be honest, there is a temperature delta ratio that you should read up on. It pretty much explains that no matter how many radiators you get, you're not going to get any closer than a certain point to the ambient temperature. To a point you'd be better off dropping the room temperature 10 degrees than adding a 2nd or 3rd radiator.

You could run 1 of those 360 radiators with a CPU and two video cards overclocked all day long, as long as the pump was powerful enough ( I say go with the MCP655 / d5 vario.
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To be honest, there is a temperature delta ratio that you should read up on. It pretty much explains that no matter how many radiators you get, you're not going to get any closer than a certain point to the ambient temperature. To a point you'd be better off dropping the room temperature 10 degrees than adding a 2nd or 3rd radiator.

You could run 1 of those 360 radiators with a CPU and two video cards overclocked all day long, as long as the pump was powerful enough ( I say go with the MCP655 / d5 vario.
Thanks it looks lke the MCP655 is winning this race. I know i probably have two too many radiators in this setup but i like it and i could do it so i did.
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Same reason for the Doublewide?

How much does your loop require?
Yup
How much what?
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post #10 of 13
Yeah the 655 preforms well all around for sound/head pressure/ ambient noise. The 335 has higher head pressure which is good for more restrictive loops but you sacrifice some sound for it. I love my 655 though.
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