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Hi,

I am planning to water cool my gaming rig,

I have i7 950, asus rampage iii formula, 2 GTX 580 in SLI, and Lian-Li P50WB.

How to set up the water cooling? I want to cool the CPU + GPU and possibly the NB.

I am planning to mount a xspc 280 rad on top of the case (push the air inside the case, not able to install push/pull), and a xspc 240 rad at the front (push/pull? any suggestions?). Is this setting enough to cool my rig?

Any help will be very much appreciated!!
post #2 of 6
I would think that would be enough to cool your rig, also do push/pull if you can.

Thanks, Sir Overkill.
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That will work just fine,XSPC kits are pretty good.
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The two rads you mentioned should suffice.
    
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Well you have a small case so if you can fit the 240 and 280 you should be ok.

You have 2 routes you can pick up a RX RASA kit for 200~ + 200~ for gpu block so at least 400~ or go custom with a 360/480 which will probably run you about 500+

I cool a 930 and 5970 and it cost me 640~ but that includes compression fittings which are expensive and a 1/2 ek water block that I found on sale. Also I got 50$ 6 Fan controller.
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