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as the title states. This will be paired with the rasa 240 kit , after a lot of suggestion going with the RX240 rad instead of the RS 240. This loop will only be the cpu and the 580.

Have a danger den Torture Rack.
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Any 580 block from EK will be fine. They make nice and quality products.
Something like this:
http://www.ekwaterblocks.com/shop/bl...al-nickel.html
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does installing water blocks really void the warranty of the cards?
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Originally Posted by sockpirate View Post
does installing water blocks really void the warranty of the cards?
no not really many companies dont care. if something goes wrong they want you to restore it to original condition without any physical damage to it.
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danger den water block... it's serving me well.... I must ask, that 240 rad will be an exclusive gpu rad? it might not be enough for a cpu+gpu loop. Well if you're going to be overclocking at or above 5ghz
Edited by badatgames18 - 3/26/11 at 10:17pm
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post #6 of 43
I would highly recommend an EK Full cover water block.

EK FC580.

They make a Plexi-Nickel, Plexi-Copper, Acetal-Nickel blocks.
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post #7 of 43
Using full cover waterblocks for the GTX480 as a guide for the GTX580, I suggest:-
1. Danger Den
2. EK
3. Koolance

FrozenCPU has them all for easy comparison: http://www.frozencpu.com/cat/l3/g30/...cks-Page1.html
(Use this for reference only as I think some other sites have better price.)

Reference link:
http://skinneelabs.com/gtx480-full-c...ock-roundup/6/
post #8 of 43
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Originally Posted by badatgames18 View Post
danger den water block... it's serving me well.... I must ask, that 240 rad will be an exclusive gpu rad? it might not be enough for a cpu+gpu loop. Well if you're going to be overclocking at or above 5ghz
Well i was gonna use the 240 for CPU and GPU. From what most have told me the RS240 wouldnt have been enough for both but the RX240 is better and would be enough for both ?

think im gonna go with this one http://www.frozencpu.com/products/12...l=g30c311s1351

seems decent enough ?
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post #9 of 43
For a mild OC on both the cpu and gpu, a RX240 should be ok.

Make sure to do push/pull with your fans.
    
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post #10 of 43
Yes. That block is a great block.

For a small OC on GPU+CPU get the RX240.
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