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I am building a computer for my girlfriend who I treasure . But anyway I am building a black and purple acrylic case that I am still designing and drawing up on paper. But I want to liquid cool her cpu, gpu, and chipsets (she isn't overclocking it I am doing it just so it looks cool for her because I am a sucker) with a 240 rad because its going to be like a cube and won't be very large. But nothing is going to be over clocked, and I am using an ati 6850, an i5 sb processor, so I don't think there will be a large amount of heat. What do you think? I am not trying to get amazing temps but I don't want the setup to over heart either
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post #2 of 12
I'd do like a 240 and a 120 if you can't fit a 360. I wouldn't WC the chipset though, it's like overkill.
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post #3 of 12
There's no point in cooling the chipset. Use the stock mosfet heatsinks and as long as you're not overclocking, I think you'll be fine.
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post #4 of 12
You shouldn't have a problem. My system doesn't hit over 50c under full load with my i7 970 at 3.6 and using a GTX 480. I am only using the RASA kit. As I said, you shouldn't have a problem.
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post #5 of 12
A 240mm rad for that setup will function just fine, but I wouldn't bother cooling the chipset if you're not going to be overclocking.

I suppose it looks nice, though.
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post #6 of 12
If you're running CPU+GPUs its alright and yea there's no point in cooling the chipset.
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post #7 of 12
Though everyone has already said it..I'll agree that it is fine for CPU + GPU and that the chipset is pointless to WC
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post #8 of 12
Would a 240mm rad cool a GTX 580 in a loop by itself?
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Would a 240mm rad cool a GTX 580 in a loop by itself?
easily.
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post #10 of 12
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Originally Posted by Zarchon View Post
You shouldn't have a problem. My system doesn't hit over 50c under full load with my i7 970 at 3.6 and using a GTX 480. I am only using the RASA kit. As I said, you shouldn't have a problem.
Even with the rx360 kit thats not true... No way you max load at 50c
    
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