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post #11 of 16
This is my setup, its pretty much same as default setup and my old swiftech 3x120 and 120 has no trouble keeping my 3x gtx580 and sandy bridge @ 4.8 cool.

Did try with cpu only the difference is only 3 or so degrees so when most ppl say its not gonna cool it enough with cpu and gpus in 1 loop should take it with a grain of salt.

Max gpu temps is 47 degrees and i live in a very hot country.
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Thanks for the input everyone! Kevin, that's quite a bit of heat for a 4X120 mms of air to cool. You must have some pretty nice fans pushing the air through the rad...
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post #13 of 16
I have the same setup as well with a RX360 and a RX120 cooling a CPU and 2 GTX580s in a single loop with GentleTyphoons AP15s. Temps at load are at mid 40s for all components. I'll be adding another GTX580 with no sweat.
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post #14 of 16
Daemonix,

I have an Haf X and will be setting up a similar system.
Could you tell me the calculations that you used in your original assessment?
Thanks
post #15 of 16
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Originally Posted by Lupac View Post
Daemonix,

I have an Haf X and will be setting up a similar system.
Could you tell me the calculations that you used in your original assessment?
Thanks
Hi Lupac,

Having positive air pressure inside your computer case helps keep dust from coming in through the various cracks and nooks by always having air flowing outwards, through the cracks.

So, take the amount of CFM for every inward blowing fan, and then the amount of all fans which are pushing air out, and subtract the outgoing from the incoming.

If your number is positive, you have positive pressure in the case. I also took into account any fan filters which would be used, decreased that specific fan's CFM by 15% just as an average.

Hope this helps.
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Think you will do better for top radiator fans blowing out since hot air rises and i dont really like them as intake since you will be forcing hot air into the case to cool other components.
lol another "hot air rises" guy.
Once you add fans to your case that statement is void.

Ive tried both intake and exhaust on my 932 and saw my best temps when pulling cool air through my rad into the case.
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