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This question has probably (definitly) been asked here, but I can't find the thread, so here it goes, hope someone can enlighten me.

Currently I've got a single loop for my CPU with a 240mm rad with 4 fans (push/pull). I'm getting a new graphics card, likely the asus gtx560ti, and I'd like to know if I can just get a 120mm rad, add it to the loop and expect decent temperatures? Or if just a 120mm loop would be enough for the 560?
Also, I'm not so sure if a 120mm rad can be added to the nzxt tempest evo (I'm thinking about the front panel, having removed one of the hdd's cages), does anyone know?

Thanks in advance!
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Yea a 120 will be fine.

Just go

res-pump-240-cpu-120-gpu-back to res.

In theory all you need is 120mm's of (decent) radiator per processor wether its a cpu or gpu.
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What rad are you using currently? A thick 240 can potentially handle both as is, the addition of the 120 will cover the load without question though.
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Oh really? That would be awesome But I'm not getting great temps with just a 240mm on cpu (portugal can be quite hot), so I'm really more into the getting another rad..

My 240mm is an aquacomputer pro/xt (http://aquacomputer.de/airplex-pro-xt.html), which I believe is pretty decent.

I guess my next question would be, will me pump be enough to push 2 rads? (magicool DC12 volts ~~700L/h)?
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Oh really? That would be awesome But I'm not getting great temps with just a 240mm on cpu (portugal can be quite hot), so I'm really more into the getting another rad..

My 240mm is an aquacomputer pro/xt (http://aquacomputer.de/airplex-pro-xt.html), which I believe is pretty decent.

I guess my next question would be, will me pump be enough to push 2 rads? (magicool DC12 volts ~~700L/h)?
Pump should be fine, and I'd throw in the 120 for cheap insurance. Just make sure your fans are intake/intake or exhaust/exhaust on the rads to avoid recycling the heated air from one to the other.
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Cool then, thanks guys!
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