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Help choosing rad size please

before even starting to plan where to fit rad(s) in my case or out, id like to know what size of rad i need for my set

I5 2500k @ 4.1ghz ( will oc more soon)
2x Evga gtx560ti Fpb
Mobo: ga z68x ud3

thanks.
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    You could get away with a single XSPC RX360, or 2x 2x120 rads of your choice...either would work. Depending on your overclocks, this should suffice with some 1500-1800rpm fans.

    560ti 170watts @stock speeds (x2)
    i5 2500k 95watts @stock speeds
    437watts (most 3x120 rads handle 500-550 watts or so with good fans on a 10C delta-T)

    It also depends on your case, and where you want to mount them.

    What is your budget? Have you read the WC sticky? (linked in my sig below)
  2. thanks for the quick answer. im not sure how ill build my setup yet. got a one hundred ice
    you can see it on the thread : http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/271216-29-watercooling-hundred
    but since you are talking about a 3x120 ill probably fit the rad outside on top or behind.

    wc sticky is a great thread btw.
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    wc sticky is a great thread btw.


    Thank you for the kind words. I try to keep it updated and add information that I think would help. I am open to additions that anyone feels would be good to include. I don't claim to know everything about watercooling..in fact, far from it. But, if I don't know the answer, I'll try to find out.
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