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I was wondering if a 140 black ice extreme gt would be good enough in push pull of course... would it be good enough to cool my gtx 580? It will be overclocked at 1.1v 935/1870/2203

what pump should i get for an exclusive vga loop?
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post #2 of 8
Put Push/Pull on your RX360 kit and you're good.

There's no need to have a dedicated loop for your GPU.
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i know i am doing it merely for the aesthetics... so any suggestions? will that rad be good enough?
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i'd probs use a double. but thats just me.
     
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post #5 of 8
Well, if you're doing it for the looks, I'd go for atleast a RS240, if not a RX240. RX if you decide to get another 580.
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a 140mm is more than enough. I'd go with a Black Ice gtx rad instead. For 480s I always used a 1x 120 thick rad area per 480 method, which worked out rather well. Since 580s are just slightly less hot I see no reason why a quality 140 won't work, especially in push/pull. People often exaggerate the heat output of components
 
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a 140mm is more than enough. I'd go with a Black Ice gtx rad instead. For 480s I always used a 1x 120 thick rad area per 480 method, which worked out rather well. Since 580s are just slightly less hot I see no reason why a quality 140 won't work, especially in push/pull. People often exaggerate the heat output of components
This.

A good 140mm radiator can easily dissipate 200W+ of heat, and a single GPU isn't going to produce more than 200W (often less).
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I'm running a 480 GTX on a 120 Hardware Labs Black Ice GT Extreme, GPU hasn't seen over 50c under any conditions, including a 22hr GTA4 marathon... Thats with a single push Scythe Kaze Jyuni 1900, which I've never put on more than 50%.
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