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Current setup has a Swiftech MCR320 Drive with 3 Triebwerk TK-122 NB Fans.

I should be getting my 6990 within 2 weeks and finally want to put the GPUs under water. Do you guys think I will need another rad added to my current loop or can the MCR320 handle the heat once the 6970+6990 are under water?

Current loop setup just different a 6970 instead of 5870:
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Edited by OverSightX - 3/30/11 at 11:54am
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post #2 of 9
having another rad will roughly give you 5 deg decrease in temp
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I always figure you need about 120mm of good radiator per cpu/gpu.

I think youll need another 240.
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Both valid points.

I like the logic mastical. Any suggestions on which 240 I should look into? I guess next step would be to figure out where it's going to go.
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You might be better served with better fans in a push/pull setup.
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You might be better served with better fans in a push/pull setup.
240 rad will do much better and he can keep it silent.

i recently took out a 240 rad out of my 240 + 360 rad setup and I lost 5 deg(gained). while push pull is good, but he can just pick up cheap swiftech MCR220 and keep system more silent and get decent temp out of it
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Mekaw why did you take out your 240?
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post #8 of 9
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Originally Posted by OverSightX View Post
Both valid points.

I like the logic mastical. Any suggestions on which 240 I should look into? I guess next step would be to figure out where it's going to go.
Get another swiftech 240 or if you want thicker go RX series by XSPC.
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Mekaw why did you take out your 240?
because i wanted to keep everything inside the case.
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