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Can this pump handle it?

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Hi everyone!

I'm current doing a Gaming Rig and for the watercooling loop I'll use this:

2 Rads -> Black Ice SR2 Xtreme+ 480MP
2 Rads -> Black Ice SR2 Xtreme+ 240 MP
1 Rads -> Black Ice SR2 Xtreme+ 140 MP
CPU Block -> XSPC - Copper Raystorm Pro
GPU Block -> EK-FC980 GTX - Nickel (Original CSQ) and EK-FC Bridge Single CSQ

Resevoir -> LF reaction 250mm Reservoir BYO


I was thinking to use a WCUK Spec XSPC D5 Vario inc Acrylic Top V2 for this loop, can handle it?







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That is some serious overkill in radiators???? If I wasn't so tired from a 29 hour door to door flight, I'd do the maths...


Pump MAY struggle. But you can solve that by reducing the number of radiators :)

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You'd need to do some maths to work out how much flow you're going to get. You should be able to find the pressure drop for every component online, then the pump also has a head rating, if you subtract all the losses from the pump rating and end up with a negative number then you're going to struggle!



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Too many radiators. 


Your system will need no more than that 480mm.


Save your self some money. 



As an example. I am about to embark on a new build, consists of 1 x 480MM MONSTA. This will cool my ageing 2x 290x and a 3770k @ 4,8Ghz. 


My Rig:
I7 3770k @ 4.8Ghz
Asus Maximus V MATX
2 x AMD 290X @ 1100/1300
XFX 1KW Platinum PSU
Parvum Custom made - Soon Core P5 Wall case
Cooling: 2 x ET45 Alphacool Copper, 2x 290x EK, 1x EK HF, D5, EK Tube, 10/13 White Tube.
Phillips 4k 40" Monitor

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