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New to watercooling. (Need advice)

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robbiegwa

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Hi All, 

 

I'm very new to watercooling but I've decided to give it a go. 

 

I'm looking at the kit on the home page just now. 

 

http://www.watercool...ontpage-nosto-2

 

Would this be suitable to run in my current system and effectively cool an overclocked i5 Skylake CPU? 

 

Case =  InWin 303 

Mobo = MSI Z170 

CPU = I5 6600K

GPU = 1070 GTX

 

Would 1 litre of coolant be enough for the whole loop? 

 

Any advice would be greatly appreciated. 

 

Regards,

 

Robbie



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kimandsally

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Yes it looks fine to me you might want to go for a 130mm radiator if your going to overclock it, I would also recommend IC Diamond thermal paste it's the best there is for reliability and cooling temps.



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6600k TDP is 91W standard. That kit will be fine at cooling this to a good delta level. 

 

As above, depending on the extremity of your overclock, you MAY need additional/better cooling. 

 

Give it a go though and just keep an eye on your temperatures.

 

Let us know how you get on.

 

For some inspiration going forward, here is a picture found with a quick google. I'm guessing this has 2 360mm radiators in there(the one in your kit is 240mm) so you've got plenty of room for expanding down the line without changing case :)

 

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