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If this is a common question I apologize in advance.

As the title says I'm new the water cooling and would like to take the plunge as I plan to fold on my CPU whenever I'm not using it. I just bought a corsair 800D to house my setup.

I was thinking either the Rasa RS240 kit or the EK H30 240 kit

I know the 240 would be enough to cool just my CPU but I might get the itch to cool my two GPUs in the same loop later. Would it be better to run two 240 rads or get a 360 rad now and get the GPU blocks later? If I do run with the two 240 rads would the pump in either kit be enough for two rads or would I have to upgrade it?

Also what kind of temp difference would I see from going from a stock H50 with stock fan? Currently at 4.6ghz with 1.3v I'm hitting 71c as the hottest during ITB with AVX.

Thank you in advanced.
    
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I would go for the RX240 or RX360 kit.
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post #3 of 9
RX 360 kit for sure. After getting stated with water you will eventually want to add a gfx card to your loop. It really makes your build so much more quiet. Plus the 360 kit is only a few$ more and you might as well spend it so you don't have to buy another rad down the line.
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So a 360 rad will be enough to cool my CPU and my crossfire GPUs?
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Coopa88;13069309 
So a 360 rad will be enough to cool my CPU and my crossfire GPUs?

Yes, its enough.
RX rad. is better than RS rad
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Quote:
Originally Posted by IOSEFINI;13069333 
Yes, its enough.
RX rad. is better than RS rad
    
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won't most us businesses ship?
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The Rasa kit's low price quickly becomes false savings as you add parts. The pump doesn't have that much pressure and thus needs to be replaced when you start adding more blocks, and with it the reservoir. I'd bet that customs and whatnot might make up a big chunk of the savings versus an EK kit if you can't find an RX kit in Canada. That's why I reccomend the EK kits over the Rasa kits.
    
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post #9 of 9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Nytehawk;13070209 
won't most us businesses ship?

They do ship up to Canada but it is more finding a vendor I trust.

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