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post #21 of 44
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i agree, hang a 360 or 240 off the back if you can and don't mind the bulk. better performance, simpler, and easier.

edit; or you could just buy the rasa kit if you're willing to put rad outside. that way you know you're not missing anything.
yea, i dont like the looks of rads out of the case so if i get a bigger rad i will be getting a new case.... personal preference sorry
post #22 of 44
I'd recommend getting a different case then. You will really cripple the cooling ability of the expensive components you are going to buy if you are only going to stick with a single 120mm rad simply because you don't want to put a rad anywhere else except inside. Just my thoughts.
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post #23 of 44
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I'd recommend getting a different case then. You will really cripple the cooling ability of the expensive components you are going to buy if you are only going to stick with a single 120mm rad simply because you don't want to put a rad anywhere else except inside. Just my thoughts.
In the first post it says 2 GTStealth 120mm rads.....
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post #24 of 44
I'll jump in and agree you need more cooling then the 2x120 rads.
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post #25 of 44
He needs a better case and a 360 rad or 120+240.
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post #26 of 44
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He is?
He better get one then...
Indeed. It's easy for noobs to buy that reservoir thinking it includes the MCP655. It's compatible with the MCP655, but not included.
    
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post #27 of 44
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He needs a better case and a 360 rad or 120+240.
You think that is enough to cool 2x GPU and his CPU?
If it was intel/nvidia combo I would say no way but with AMD I don't know.
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post #28 of 44
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In the first post it says 2 GTStealth 120mm rads.....
My fault, but yeah, I'd say 2x120mm min for CPU only; adding your GPU you'll want another 220 if you can fit it.

Good rule of thumb is 1.5x 120mm rad per CPU/GPU at minimum.
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post #29 of 44
Definitely need a pump. Swiftech makes heatsinks for video memory but you should spend the extra $50 (or less since you need to buy video mem heatsinks) and buy two full blocks for your video cards (trust me, it'll be worth it).
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post #30 of 44
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ok so by the looks of this i need to re think this entirely, i have the possability of getting an h70 today for some old ram i have laying around so if i get this then i will just be looking for a small loop for my two hd5770's, there is no voltage control on my hd5770's so any ocing i will be doing is minimal.
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