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Im going to be ordering the following:
Swiftech 360 rad or RX360 rad
9X 7/16 Red Tubing
6990Waterblock(when avalible)
Swiftech MC 35X pump
XSPC Single or Dual resovoir(which is best)
This is my mission, I want to hook up another radiator a 360, and the 360 rad i already have to the mc 35x pump and res.
However, if im cooling 2 GPU's, and they are next to each other, how can the hose be adjusted to go from the first gpu to the second? what parts do i need for this? Also, is there like clamps i can put on the hoses and if so which can i use and what are they called?
My loop will be from pump out, cpu in, cpu out, gpu in, gpu out, gpu in, gpu out, radiator in, radiator out, radiator in, radiator out, pump in.
Any problems with how i will be setting up my loop?
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post #2 of 8
The RX and MCR are both great rads. The MCR is a little better according to tests. I used the RX 360 in mine and my temps are great. They are both great choices either way.

EK water blocks are always good.

Tubing is good.

Pump is good d5s are also popular just for another choice.

Bays are all looks as long as it holds water, has good in/out holes, and doesn't leak its a good res.

There are SLI adapters for water block to water block configs. I would go res/pump > cpu > rad > gpu > gpu > rad > res/pump. Just so when the water comes into the cpu it can cool in the rad before going to the gpus.

Are you going to use barbs/clamps or compressions? Also dont forget a kill coil and fans.
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Can u list a sli adapter and barbs and compressing I need for 7/16 tubing? Is the rx worth the extra $50?
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post #4 of 8
Just and example of SLI fittings (http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/sliandcr1vid.html) There are other choices on that site and many others.

Nice looking but expensive route. I used these in my build.
90: http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/bimablro90de.html
45: http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/bimabl3id1od3.html
Reg: http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/ekfi12g1bl.html

Barbs.
Anything 1/2" will work with 7/16" ID tubing. You can grab some clamps if you wanna play it safe but the 7/16" are a nice tight fit on 1/2" barbs.

The rad difference isnt big between the 2 they are both great rads.
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Dp I need barbs and compression? What do they do and will I need a lot? Also is sidewinder only one who sells sli kit?
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Dp I need barbs and compression? What do they do and will I need a lot? Also is sidewinder only one who sells sli kit?
You can go barbs/clamps or compressions. Compressions are much more expensive. Barbs are cheaper and clamps are usually recommend but not required.

Sidewinder is just one site there is frozencpu, jab-tech, performance pc and a few more I'm sure i am missing. They all carry SLI adapters barbs and compressions but some have parts others don't and prices vary. You need 2 barbs/compressions for each component you want to connect to your loop. So 2 for a rad, 2 for cpu block, 2 for each gpu block, 2 for a res, and maybe 2 for your pump depending on if it has 1/4"G threads or not.

So for example my build 1 rad, 1 res/pump combo, 1 gpu block and 1 cpu block I needed 8 barbs or compression fittings.
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post #7 of 8
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And its best to have them? I just used I silver thing provided in rasa kit to hook my hose up. Also for sli thing my cards are next to each other so will a dual be what I want and the one u posted is good right?
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post #8 of 8
The difference between compression fittings and barbs is only looks. The silver barbs came with your rasa kit along with clamps. The SLI adapter i posted was just an example of what one is you can use you can look for others if you don't like that style.
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