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I have a 600T with an all internal CPU+GPU+RAM loop using a 120x2 radiator and a Phobya 200 radiator. It is a series redundant loop with two PWM controlled Swiftech MCP35x pumps mounted on a Koolance RP-402x2 reservoir.
I still haven't gotten my order with my PWM fans and splitter cables, so it isn't totally finished yet, but I have it up and running.

This picture is from when I was bleeding and leak testing the loop


The work log for it: http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-wo...-my-first.html


IMO, it is a very nice looking case, but not really very WC friendly for an internal loop. If I had known I was going to WC it when I first put the system together a few months ago, I would have gone with a different case.
Edited by Caleal - 3/17/11 at 7:00am
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Dual Loop? Nice. How was it putting on the 200mm rad?

Side question, could that RS240 kit pump 2 rads + 3 blocks? Or stick with a MCP655?
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Dual Loop? Nice. How was it putting on the 200mm rad?
It is actually a series loop with redundant pumps.

reservoir chamber 1 -> pump 1 -> Swiftech radiator -> CPU -> RAM -> reservoir chamber 2 -> pump2 -> GPU > Phobya radiator -> reservoir chamber 1

The 200mm radiator wasn't hard to mount, but it isn't a direct fit with no mods. I over complicated it a bit because I wanted to be able to remove it easily with the loop intact, and wanted PWM controlled fans.
Pics of what I did to it are in my work log, but I may change up the mounting again.
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post #24 of 75
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That looks pretty slick!

I plan to stick with 1 pump..probably res -> pump -> rad1 (top) -> cpu ->gpu1 ->gpu2 -> 200mm phobya -> res

How did you get the 200mm mounted exactly? Did you just drill 4 holes where you wanted it?
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Again OP! You might want to re-consider on the RS, and opt for the RX it has superior cooling performance. It is only twice a thick as the RS and you still will be able to fit it inside your case!
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you could put a 240 ( at front ) and 360 ( at top, just cut another 120mm hole their. )

that would be enough for that

EDIT: if i was you i would get the RS240 kit. then buy a nice 360 rad and waterblocks.
( if that pump will push through all that alright )
    
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As NuclearCrap mentioned, the radiators will have potential, it's just about the choice of fans and good airflow. You should be ok with 2x240 of any thickness, but just don't expect stellar temps. Still better than air but they won't be record-setting. Also remember to have your rads working the same way (intake/intake or exhaust/exhaust) otherwise you'll recycle some of the hot air from one to the other which you can't afford in your setup. You'll also want higher speed fans to compensate for the smaller rad area.
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you could put a 240 ( at front ) and 360 ( at top, just cut another 120mm hole their. )

that would be enough for that

EDIT: if i was you i would get the RS240 kit. then buy a nice 360 rad and waterblocks.
( if that pump will push through all that alright )

You think that pump is suffecient enough to handle 3 blocks and 2 rads? hrmmmm

I do not have tools to cut .

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Originally Posted by Mitche01 View Post
Again OP! You might want to re-consider on the RS, and opt for the RX it has superior cooling performance. It is only twice a thick as the RS and you still will be able to fit it inside your case!
RX is too thick, I could do the MCR220 up top, which I read performs a bit better.
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How did you get the 200mm mounted exactly? Did you just drill 4 holes where you wanted it?
I recycled the mounting hardware for the front fan and modified them to mount the radiator. The radiator would interfere with 2 of the tabs that hold the plastic front of the case on the chassis if you mount it directly to the chassis.

Some pics of what I did with the radiator are in the work log I linked.
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post #30 of 75
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I recycled the mounting hardware for the front fan and modified them to mount the radiator. The radiator would interfere with 2 of the tabs that hold the plastic front of the case on the chassis if you mount it directly to the chassis.

Some pics of what I did with the radiator are in the work log I linked.
I'll have to find that, thanks a lot...gives me some ideas on how to mount it. I guess that 120mm is too thin too? Do you think my loop theory is decent, or should I change it?

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As NuclearCrap mentioned, the radiators will have potential, it's just about the choice of fans and good airflow. You should be ok with 2x240 of any thickness, but just don't expect stellar temps. Still better than air but they won't be record-setting. Also remember to have your rads working the same way (intake/intake or exhaust/exhaust) otherwise you'll recycle some of the hot air from one to the other which you can't afford in your setup. You'll also want higher speed fans to compensate for the smaller rad area.
I plan to have everything exhaust out of the case.
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