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9900K thermals

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I’m gonna be doing a 3x 480 Rad mixed For my cpu and GPU loop. I was wondering if 1 480 would be good enough to keep my 9900K around the 70s or would I benefit more combining the loops

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48 minutes ago, Starlord808 said:

I’m gonna be doing a 3x 480 Rad mixed For my cpu and GPU loop. I was wondering if 1 480 would be good enough to keep my 9900K around the 70s or would I benefit more combining the loops

Air coolers can keep your 9900K in the 70's.


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21 minutes ago, jstudrawa said:

Air coolers can keep your 9900K in the 70's.

Well I don’t have an air cooler I have 3x 480 rads that I will be using. 

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Just now, Starlord808 said:

Well I don’t have an air cooler I have 3x 480 rads that I will be using. 

I think his point was the most basic cooling can do it (albeit, the higher tier of that category).  If you cant do it with a rad that big, your pump is broken


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10 minutes ago, Starlord808 said:

Well I don’t have an air cooler I have 3x 480 rads that I will be using. 

What @jstudrawa meant is that if a decent air cooler gets the job done, a huge radiator will too


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1 hour ago, Fasauceome said:

What @jstudrawa meant is that if a decent air cooler gets the job done, a huge radiator will too

At the end of the day your room temp hopefully 74F will make a difference in liquid getting hot thus no matter what setup you have.


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