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In my new build, I will be making a home NAS inside a pedestal mount for my case. I have fan openings at the front and rear, and will be mounting the HDD's at the same locations. The mobo will just have a heatsink and no cpu fan on top.

My thinking is that the fans will have enough airflow going in one side and out the other to cool the HDD x6 plus the passive cpu cooler - as it won't be running much besides unRaid off a CF card.

I'm wondering instead if I should just add a cpu waterblock to it instead and include it in my loop. To add it to the current loop plan will add the 2nd cpu block and about 2ft more tubing.

The current loop will be the following
RX360 rads x2
cpu block on main PC
5870 full block x2
swiftech 35x pump
400mm res

So the question is, while the NAS pc doesn't need to be water cooled but this is OCN afterall so I'm liking the idea of it for bling factor . . . but will the extra tube and 2nd cpu block be too much for my loop?

I have no doubts I have enough rads, but not sure how a single 35x will do with the added restriction.

Thoughts??
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355 has some pretty impressive pressure and head. The 35x while I haven't used it, seems to be even stronger. It ought to work just fine for what you have going there.
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