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if i bought Swiftech Apogee XT (Rev 2) High Performance CPU Waterblock and replaced my xspc rasa waterblock, how many degrees lower would my temp be probably? would it be worth it?
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also, im only using 2 fans on one of my 360 rads, am i losing alot of cooling with only 2 fans? or 3 wont make a difference?
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post #3 of 9
i dont think you would really notice the difference. The reviews I have seen put them within a degree or 2 of each other and that kind of change is a little hard to "feel".

Also the XT is quite a bit more restrictive than the Rasa block. Honestly i would stick with the rasa block, it's a very good block. I just got a XT (havent installed it yet) and kind of wish I got the rasa as they are about the same performance but the rasa is much less restrictive and a lot cheaper.
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Rev2 is much less restrictive than the original, but like Zate said you would likely only see a couple degrees of difference.
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Yea like these guys said, not a huge difference and gotta go through all that installation trouble... Might as well use those funds on another component!
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post #6 of 9
Swiftech Apogees have hands down the easiest waterblock to install... there is little to no hassle involved...
    
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post #8 of 9
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Great writeup. Have one of those sitting here for my build and good to know it's not quite as restrictive as I feared.
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i went though 3 different water blocks and temps are barely noticeable. its more on how good the TIM is and how u apply it...
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