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why would you want 140MM fans on both sides ?..the rad is beast and only 10FPI,fresh air will yield more win than double the amount of fans,just my 2c
    
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Originally Posted by coolhandluke41;14285018 
why would you want 140MM fans on both sides ?..the rad is beast and only 10FPI,fresh air will yield more win than double the amount of fans,just my 2c

You say that as if it where one or the other. How about fresh air and 6 fans devil.gif

According to a german reviewing site the phobya radiator is better than the aquacomputer rad and almost everything else.
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The way mine is setup is with the Nexus adapter screwed onto the TJ07 rear fan mount then the EK rad mounts bolted to that and screwed to the rad. The other side is just 120mm fans with gutted fans as shrouds.
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Originally Posted by Big Elf;14285180 
The way mine is setup is with the Nexus adapter screwed onto the TJ07 rear fan mount then the EK rad mounts bolted to that and screwed to the rad. The other side is just 120mm fans with gutted fans as shrouds.

The nexus adapter is between the nexus fan and the case, correct? If so, then isn't it holding all that weight?

EDIT: Wait is the black nexus a fan or an adapter? It looks almost like a fan.
Edited by tamas - 7/20/11 at 2:21pm
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Originally Posted by tamas;14285150 
You say that as if it where one or the other. How about fresh air and 6 fans devil.gif

According to a german reviewing site the phobya radiator is better than the aquacomputer rad and almost everything else.

both rads are great ..i didn't say one is better than the other,yes Phobia is thicker and i think 11(FPI )vs 10,you want to roll with 6 fans- power to you
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on the review site they give the swiftech mcr 320 as better then the xspc rx360 I think every review Iv'e seen shows it the other way, plus it doesn't give the version as phobya has 1.2 out now
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It's Case/Nexus adapter/EK Rad Mount/Rad. No fan in between and it's well supported.
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post #18 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by Greenback;14285400 
on the review site they give the swiftech mcr 320 as better then the xspc rx360 I think every review Iv'e seen shows it the other way, plus it doesn't give the version as phobya has 1.2 out now

the thing with all the reviews ..
it's all about who's paying the bills wink.gif
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Originally Posted by Big Elf;14285555 
It's Case/Nexus adapter/EK Rad Mount/Rad. No fan in between and it's well supported.

Alright. That looks great. I might use some metal adapter or drill my own holes to attach the EK Rad mounts. Good to hear that it's solid.
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Originally Posted by Greenback;14285400 
on the review site they give the swiftech mcr 320 as better then the xspc rx360 I think every review Iv'e seen shows it the other way, plus it doesn't give the version as phobya has 1.2 out now

Yeah I noticed that, especially at higher flow rates. Their testing methods/rig seemed fine though but I guess we should take their results with a grain of salt. Though the mcr320 often comes really close to the rx rad's performance.
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Originally Posted by coolhandluke41;14285577 
the thing with all the reviews ..
it's all about who's paying the bills wink.gif

yeah I know that.
I think in reality there is very little difference in the main manufactures just look at the cpu blocks 0.5 degrees between the 1st and the 6th.
plus phobya rads have the 4 connections and a bleed screw,
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