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post #11 of 19
You can fit a 480 up top (if you mod the top) and a 240 on the bottom (if you mod the bottom). Just a warning.... some people are experiencing problems with the ek gpu blocks, the nickel coating is coming off inside the block where the water flows through. I would get the Koolance Dual bay res that supports dual 355s in your case. It pretty much has built in pumptops and is considered top notch. This way you will not need to buy a separate cylindrical res. The koolance vid-nx580 blocks are also awesome. It really all boils down to which you think looks better.
 
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post #12 of 19
if you want to really push that processor and even some video cards

wc'ing is a world of difference

i'm pushing my 980x to 4.4ghz 100% stable and my temps are great
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post #13 of 19
Good god man, a 480 for Phsyx... overkill much... bye bye powerbill saving =D
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post #14 of 19
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Originally Posted by Neokolzia View Post
Good god man, a 480 for Phsyx... overkill much... bye bye powerbill saving =D
That would just be dumb. Better gains from using in SLI. Only costs around $60 per month to run my rig 24/7 folding
 
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post #15 of 19
Im using one black ice 360 gtx radiator to cool my x6 cpu and 2 gtx480s in sli. It keeps temps just fine. A quality radiator is a must if you aren't using 2 rads. Go with a black ice gtx. It is thicker than most but very powerful.

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Which fans would you suggest with the Black Ice 360?

And, so I'm still stuck on deciding - 1 x 360, or two? How much would I gain by having in the loop?
post #17 of 19
Here are my temps with 50 runs of LinX:
 
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post #18 of 19
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Very nice! Which Delta fans are those? (Newegg has a few different 120mm fans) And what is the noise level like for the Deltas?
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Originally Posted by geronimosan View Post
Very nice! Which Delta fans are those? (Newegg has a few different 120mm fans) And what is the noise level like for the Deltas?
They are AFB1212VHE's. FYI, they were not turned up all the way! So, temps would be little lower with them blasting at full speed!
 
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