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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 03-09-2013, 11:57 PM - Thread Starter
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Hey guys ...

I am looking at making a small GPU loop for a GTX 680 and was wondering if a single 120mm rad would be enough to cool a 680 with slight overclocks ...

The specific rad is the UT60 full copper rad from NexXos (sp?) ...


I was also looking at getting a nice small res that I can tuck away somewhere and then I found a local retailer that has the XSPC X20 450 res/pump combo that runs @ 450l/p ... is this thing any good or am I wasting my time ? (the max water temp of 50c is what worries me) ... or would I be better off going for a dual bay res (XSPC X2O 750 - even though I really dislike these things)



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A bit off the topic , where did you find a retailer in Johannesburg that stocks water cooling parts ? I have a 120mm EK I think and a 500lph pump that are doing nothing . PM me if you are interested in using them for testing.


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There are no decent water cooling suppliers in SA ... I found that THIS is probably the closest we will come to having a water cooling supplier in SA and they don't stock full water blocks for GPU's and they have like 1 CPU block available .... they do have rads and res' though.

You can also try contact XS-PC as they should be able to give you an official supplier in SA for a GPU block and other goodies (I am contacting them tomorrow)


What were you trying to cool with your WC setup that you saw no results ??? ...
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The parts are bits and bobs left over after 18 months of builds. I also have a XSPC Rasa CPU block. I found EK and Sidewinder best for delivery to SA.


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Other than the CPU block one does not really see the circles as the GPU block faces down.


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But you do see the pcb board so a nice backplate makes it look nice.

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My cards are rotated 90 degrees ... So you see the front of the card perfectly ...

This is how my system looks before extension cables and the WC I plan on doing (just realized it was before my new speakers as well ... lol)

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The backplate won't be that much of a issue then. Maybe the Heatkiller block would look good on that set up.
http://www.frozencpu.com/products/15719/ex-blc-1098/HEATKILLER_GPU-X_GTX_680_Hole_Edition_Reference_Design_Full_Coverage_Water_Block_15520.html?tl=g30c311s1631

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