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Hey guys I just wanted to ask whether or not I can get away with adding another 460 in my loop without another loop. I asked the question in my project thread but unfortunatly did'nt get any answers. Here is my current loop.


Project is in my sig.

another question is that 'if' I did somehow add another rad mabe or change to a 480 rad, do you think that the pump will suffice for a loop like that?

These are my options:

1- Just change rad to a 480

2- leave current the 320 rad for the SLI and get another 240 for just cpu

3- or do nothing and just add another 460 to the loop


If you have any other suggestions then please let me know.
Thanks OCN
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did u get bit by the WC bug, or are your temps bad???
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post #3 of 15
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did u get bit by the WC bug, or are your temps bad???
lol temps are awesome, it's more than likely the wc bug but seriously though should I just add another 460 to the loop without making any changes?

EDIT: By the way Rush im still contemplating on changing my tubing colour, I still remember the original sexy red got wet, with the blue tubing and red coils (or was it the ther way round). Its kinda giving me an excuse to change some stuff around
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Your temps would be ok but not great if anything just add a 240 rad to the system and your good to go. Don't go the dual loop route a single with both of those rads will do just fine.
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post #5 of 15
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Your temps would be ok but not great if anything just add a 240 rad to the system and your good to go. Don't go the dual loop route a single with both of those rads will do just fine.
Thanks for the suggestion
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post #6 of 15
the gtx 460 are not heat monsters so a 320 will be ok, but I would recommend through in another 240 as Arksniper suggested just in case.
post #7 of 15
Single loop is fine.
As wermad and Arksniper said, you could add a 240 rad to the loop.
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post #8 of 15
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thanks guys but I was hoping the triple rad would suffice a cpu and dual gpu's.


I more than likely add it to the loop I have and see how much of an impact it has on temps, the 460 doesnt really get hot so we'll see in a couple of weeks.

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post #9 of 15
You wouldn't need the 240 rad, but it would be nice.
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post #10 of 15
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You wouldn't need the 240 rad, but it would be nice.
well at the moment, with the case I have, adding another rad is near impossible.
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