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FYI, the thick radiator in the RX kit won't fit in in the top of the Corsair 600T case due to clearance issues with motherboard components.

Even with a relatively slim Swiftech MCR220-QP radiator, I had to notch the frame of it to clear the 8 pin power connector on the motherboard.
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Originally Posted by Caleal View Post
FYI, the thick radiator in the RX kit won't fit in in the top of the Corsair 600T case due to clearance issues with motherboard components.

Even with a relatively slim Swiftech MCR220-QP radiator, I had to notch the frame of it to clear the 8 pin power connector on the motherboard.
Yea I planned on going with the RS240 up there and have the fans above the mesh in pull. The RX120 will be in the back for the GPU.

Could someone suggest a loop for 1 pump and 2 rads? I'll for sure be going with a res/pump combo like a 350 or 355 on a xspc DDC res. Like I mentioned before I will probably be picking up a 2nd 5870 so being able to throw a second pump in there is ideal. I'm not sure what the optimal loop orientation for 2 pumps in series would be.
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Most loop orders go

res-pump-rad-cpu-rad-gpu-back to res.

You wont need 2 pumps, one is more than plenty.

You could run 3 radiators and 3 blocks with one pump and still be fine.
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Yea I planned on going with the RS240 up there and have the fans above the mesh in pull. The RX120 will be in the back for the GPU.
If you mount a 120 rad in the back, in addition to the 240 up top, the fan will need to be on the outside of the case. There won't be clearance for a rad+fan inside.
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post #15 of 17
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Ok good deal. Thanks for the info guys +rep.

On a related note (well at least in the same ball park,) I want to use compression fittings instead of barbs +clamps. I realize that I could use 1/2" barbs with 7/16" tubing but I like the look of compression fittings. I understand (at least I think) how compression fittings work; the main fitting is what you slide the tubing onto and then the collar screws down over the tubing to make the seal. The part I don't understand is how the fitting connects to the blocks. The blocks have 1/4" threading so I'm assuming I'd also have to buy a fitting to connect to the block and it would have thread on the end for the compression fitting to screw onto?
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If you mount a 120 rad in the back, in addition to the 240 up top, the fan will need to be on the outside of the case. There won't be clearance for a rad+fan inside.
Well I have an H50 right now which I know isn't nearly as thick as the RX but I'm using it with two 120mm fans. I would think that at least one fan would fit on the rad internally. Also, I've seen the H70 used in the 600t with push/pull and it fit. Is there something I'm missing?

EDIT: Ahh I think I see what you're saying. The height of the 240 will interfere with the width of the rad+fan on the 120. Is that what you're saying? If that's the case then I might as well just go with a radbox and be done with it. That way I can use (2) 240 rads and not have any clearance issues. It would also give me peace of mind that there's no way that I'd need to change the rad later to accommodate a 2nd video card on the loop.
Edited by Blue6228 - 3/20/11 at 5:53pm
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post #17 of 17
One other thing you could do would be to get the optional windowed side panel, and mount two 240 rads on the mesh panel that comes with it, or one of these.
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=21621
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