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Hey. I been posting a lot on this site and everything has been very helpfull so thank you for that. So I'm thinking of liquid cooling my cpu and gpus. I was going to buy the EVGA 015-P3-1589-AR GeForce GTX 580 (Fermi) FTW Hydro Copper 2 from newegg if I decide to go the liquid cooling route. I wanted to buy one gpu now and then get the other one down the road in a few months. I have no idea how to go about liquid cooling is there a kit that will support the cpu and 2 gpus that I can buy and be done with it? I've been trying to look for photos of people with this set up using the HAF X tower that I have and can't seem to find anything good that shows where everything is at and how it is hooked up. I'm totally lost. I was also wondering if I do decide to do the liquid cooling for everything do I still run the case fans like normal?
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dont get that card get a card and then put a better water block on it for about $100 cheaper.
    
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Here
http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...-rs-rx120.html

Your probably looking at a 360 kit for now until you decide to upgrade to a 2nd card.
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What do you guys think is better.
Should I get:
CPU + 2 gtx580 cards without liquid cooling anything
CPU (liquid cooled) + 2 gtx580 cards without liquid cooling
CPU + 1 gtx580 (both liquid cooled) then add another card within the year
If I don't liquid cool the cards which ones are recommended? I like the EVGA cards from what I've read.
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post #5 of 6
All 580s are reference, apart from the 3GB ones, so they are all pretty much the same.

I'd buy one, see if that's enough power for you, if not, buy another. Depending on how you find the noise/heat, buy an EK Block for it and setup a loop if need be. The Hydro FTW is a waste of money, as it's more expensive than the 580 + Block separately, and doesn't perform better. (To my knowledge, it's worse)
    
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What do you mean by reference? Can I get a normal one and OC to whatever MSI, Asus, or EVGA sets theres at without any problems?
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