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Musabi March 19, 2010 02:09 PM

Will 1 loop be enough?
 
I'm planning a new build (over in the other section but the thread got hijacked lol) and am wondering if this single loop will be enough cooling?

I will have a GTX480, i7 930, X58A-UD5 with Corsair XMS3 Dominator GT CMD12GX3M6A1600C8 12GB Ram powered by a HX1000W PSU inside a corsair 800D

The watercooling system I have decided on is:

-Primochill Typhoon Split Window Single Bay Single Loop Delrin Reservoir with Front Window - Blue
-Thermochill PA120.3 Triple 120MM Fan Water Cooling Radiator with Scythe S-FLEX SFF21F 120MM -Cooling Fan 1600RPM fans
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Swiftech MCP655
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Ek Water Block EK-SUPREME Hf

Will the single loop be enough to cool it? I REALLY want to keep everything inside the case...

Also, thank you to everyone at HWC for your patience and your great help, I really wish I had found this board earlier!

matsta31 March 19, 2010 02:35 PM

before getting the full heat picture of the GTX 480, it will be a tougher answer.

I had a GTX280 @ stock + I7920 (OC to 4.0 with 1.38 v-core) on a PA120.3 - 3 fans pull and got no overheat problem. Now heat load picture for 480 vs 280, nobody really knows but we are pretty sure it will be hotter. Also, If you ever want to go SLI, than possibly a second rad would be needed.

Musabi March 19, 2010 02:54 PM

Im thinking about going sli, but for right now I will just have the one 480. I will be using push/pull as well, not just pull.

SugarJ March 19, 2010 03:08 PM

I was running a GTX285 and i7 920 in the same loop on a Feser 360 with no issues. Unless the GTX480 is REALLY hot, you should be fine.

Musabi March 19, 2010 03:23 PM

Awesome! Thanks for letting me know =)

Liu Kang March 19, 2010 04:42 PM

Friends don't let friends buy Primochill or ThermalTake WC products... get a different reservoir.

Musabi March 19, 2010 05:22 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Liu Kang (Post 350272)
Friends don't let friends buy Primochill or ThermalTake WC products... get a different reservoir.

Yes, sorry, I picked the wrong 5.25" bay one from ncix, this is the one I'm getting:

NCIX.com - Buy Ek Water Blocks EK-BAY Spin 5.25IN Bay Reservoir with Flow Meter & Waterfall - Acetal - 3830046994233 In Canada.

Ek Water Blocks EK-BAY Spin 5.25IN Bay Reservoir with Flow Meter & Waterfall

MarkOne March 19, 2010 05:53 PM

before buy a bay reservoir , think how you gone fill it.

scruff March 19, 2010 06:40 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Musabi (Post 350292)
Yes, sorry, I picked the wrong 5.25" bay one from ncix, this is the one I'm getting:

NCIX.com - Buy Ek Water Blocks EK-BAY Spin 5.25IN Bay Reservoir with Flow Meter & Waterfall - Acetal - 3830046994233 In Canada.

Ek Water Blocks EK-BAY Spin 5.25IN Bay Reservoir with Flow Meter & Waterfall

I would still go with NCIX.com - Buy Ek Water Blocks Ek Multioption Res 150 REV.2 Water Cooling Tube Reservoir G1/4 - 3830046994011 In Canada. or NCIX.com - Buy Ek Water Blocks Ek Multioption Res 250 REV.2 Water Cooling Tube Reservoir G1/4 - 3830046994028 In Canada. as MarkOne said I bought a bay res and filling is a bit of a pain so I am now using the 150

_dangtx_ March 19, 2010 06:55 PM

from what folks are saying, be ready to cool gtx 260 in sli vs a single gtx 480...or close


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