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Single 120 MM radiator for graphics and CPU

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July 19, 2012 10:39:14 PM

In short. No, not even close.

Read through the sticky and have a browse on youtube for helpful watercooling basics.
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July 20, 2012 3:30:29 AM

No, you're at least looking at a 360mm radiator.

Keep in mind the 3570K runs very hot compared to the sandybridge chips, so 360mm is the least.

I would recommend at least 480mm of rad space.
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July 20, 2012 8:51:35 PM

amuffin said:
No, you're at least looking at a 360mm radiator.

Keep in mind the 3570K runs very hot compared to the sandybridge chips, so 360mm is the least.

I would recommend at least 480mm of rad space.

Damn! I wanted to watercool inside of a Corsair 600T! Any recommendations to a great watercooling case?
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July 20, 2012 9:08:11 PM

No one said you can't but you might have to remove some HDD cages to get a radiator in the front as well as fitting one to the top.
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July 20, 2012 9:39:04 PM

rubix_1011 said:
No one said you can't but you might have to remove some HDD cages to get a radiator in the front as well as fitting one to the top.

Hmmmmm, how about this layout. Pump/reservoir, 240 MM radiator at top, CPU block, 120 MM radiator mounted at the back, then to my graphics, back to my pump/reservoir.
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July 20, 2012 10:32:18 PM

Loop order doesn't matter for temps, so as long as it works...it works. If your pump isn't sucking air, all is good.
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July 20, 2012 10:41:18 PM

You can also mount externally.
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August 2, 2012 5:56:05 PM

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