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Old May 10, 2012, 07:30 PM
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Default Overloading an MCR-220-QP?

Hey, just wondering about some advice on my planned loop. It seems to me like it should hold up ok if I'm running at stock speeds for CPU and GPU and have a pair of fans running at between 1500-2000RPM.

System consists of:

AMD phenomii x4 965 BE, 125W TDP
XFX HD6870 (151 TDP)
Asus M5A97 Evo MB (if it matters)

I'd like to cool the CPU and GPU, I have the following and would like to confirm if it'll be enough or I need an additional rad or more powerful pump:

Rad: MCR-220-QP
CPU waterblock: XSPC Raystorm
GPU waterblock: XSPC Raystorm
Pump: MPC350 - stock top
Reservoir: XSPC single drive bay unit

I'll probably have 1 or 2 fans in addition to the ones on the rad to bring fresh air into the front of the case.

Finally, Martin's liquid labs review I'm basing my rad's performance on: Swiftech MCR220 Radiator Review

Any critique is appreciated, I wouldn't want to get this too wrong.
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Old May 10, 2012, 07:40 PM
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If should be sufficient.
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Old May 11, 2012, 11:04 PM
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Sweet, should be about good to go once everything arrives.

One other question - How much cooling do vrm's require? I have these ramsinks I ordered, but nothing for the VRMs. I've heard this would be enough to cool them?
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Old May 11, 2012, 11:36 PM
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I'd go for the 14x14x9mm heatsinks as long as you can your videocard have the room for the bigger sinks.
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