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Best single 120mm/140mm radiator?

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I've got two GTX580's on the way that're going to be integrated into my loop, which is as follows:

MCP-655 w/ EK Top>MCR-320 w/ x3 Delta AFB1212VHE's & 120x25mm shrouds>EK Supreme HF AU>Swiftech Micro-Res. Keeps my lapped i7 930 in the mid-low 40's in 24c ambient when under load at the following settings:

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I'm replacing the MCR320 with a HWLabs GTX360 which, given my fans, should be plenty even with two 580's. But to stay ahead of the curve I'd like to add a 120mm or 140mm radiator to the exhaust grill on the back of my 800D internally. Any recommendations?
    
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GTX120? smile.gif

I will also always recommend the XSPC RX120-480 radiators thumb.gif
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Well it depends on either you want a 140 or 120, and speed of rans.

Slow fans, you should consider the RX120.
Fast fans the GTX120.

Each also have a 140mm brother, but they are a big harder to find.

Also, a total of 480 radiator space, its a little pushing for 2 GPUs and a CPU.
It can cool, but it won't give amazing results.
So just don't expect miracles smile.gif
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Well, since I'll be replacing my MCR320 with the GTX360, I could simply mount the 360 on the back of my 800D...

But it'd end up blocking most of my I/O ports and probably look pretty funky.
    
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Originally Posted by Defoler;13276359 
Well it depends on either you want a 140 or 120, and speed of rans.

Slow fans, you should consider the RX120.
Fast fans the GTX120.

Each also have a 140mm brother, but they are a big harder to find.

Also, a total of 480 radiator space, its a little pushing for 2 GPUs and a CPU.
It can cool, but it won't give amazing results.
So just don't expect miracles smile.gif

Err...a 480 is way more than enough with a gtx360 in there. The 360 could cool his rig by itself quite easily as it dissipates way more than enough. The extra 120 won't give him anymore overclocking ability, will just keep temps cooler.

Fast fans, go with the gtx120, slow go with either the SR-1 or RX120. Both will serve you just fine.
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how about 140 MM SR1 or dual on the bottom?
basically same price ..140 RAD's are not cheap
Edited by coolhandluke41 - 4/26/11 at 7:47pm
    
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Originally Posted by coolhandluke41;13286069 
how about 140 MM SR1 or dual on the bottom?
basically same price ..140 RAD's are not cheap

I'd have to modify my case and completely reconfigure my loop to add a dual to the bottom.
    
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I know that the SR-1 140 will not fit on the inside back of the 800D. It is too wide. My friend bought one expecting it to fit and had to send it back and get a SR-1 120.

Fast fans: GTX120 (High static pressure fans)
Slow fans: SR-1 120 and RX120.
I don't know if the GTX140 will fit on the inside back though...
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