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Black-Ice GT are thin rads right? I'm a bit worried about fitting in a 60mm+ rad like the XSPC RX at the top of the case. I think there will be a bit of a problem with motherboards that have anything up top.
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post #22 of 37
The Black Ice GT Stealth are thin (30mm), high (30) FPI rads

The Black Ice GTX are thicker (54mm), lower but still high (20) FPI rads

There is no plain "Black Ice GT" model
post #23 of 37
I wish I had bought an X-Flow, may swap for one if I can find a trade. I have same side I/O and it makes the tubing a mess with my setup (link is in my sig of rig pics and build). XSPC works wonderfully with fans that run around 1600 RPM, which is great for most fans. There is a radiator comparison thread hiding in the water cooling section which I used to help me decide.
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post #24 of 37
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How do the RS rads compare to RX rads? RX are 58mm, which I doubt will fit with quite a few motherboards.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130596

I'm scoping this one in particular.
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post #25 of 37
Quote:
Originally Posted by geoxile View Post
How do the RS rads compare to RX rads? RX are 58mm, which I doubt will fit with quite a few motherboards.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130596

I'm scoping this one in particular.
In a 650D NZXT?

That's gonna look small...

edit: wrong case... =P
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post #26 of 37
Quote:
Originally Posted by geoxile View Post
How do the RS rads compare to RX rads? RX are 58mm, which I doubt will fit with quite a few motherboards.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130596

I'm scoping this one in particular.
My RX fits just fine with my motherboard, it stands pretty close to my RAM fan and almost blocks one of my cable holes, but fits none the less and preforms just as well. Never compared the RX to the RS so I can not give an honest comparison. Most full tower cases should have plenty of room for the larger rads.

Since it appears you chose a micro ATX mobo, you should have tons of room.

Edit: It appears the RX is just a newer version of the RS.
Edited by Chunkylad - 6/8/11 at 9:00pm
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post #27 of 37
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Think it'll be fine for the 650D? I'm not entirely sure on it since I plan to fit at least one 570 and a xonar DX on it, but also maybe a second 570 in the future.
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post #28 of 37
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^ What about the dual bay reservoir included in the XSPC Kit
it's got four 5.25" drive bays so you can fit the dual bay reservoir/pump and still have room for an optical drive and fan controller or w/e else.
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So rads on the front and side panel?
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post #30 of 37
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So rads on the front and side panel?
who you talking to bro?
If you were referring to me, then you would put the thin 240 rad (we're talking like 35mm thick) at the top of the case (internally) and the thicker one at the bottom (also internally) like what was done by another member on ocn.

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