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Black Ice GTX 360 Or 420 ?

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Getting a PC case that will take either a 360 or a 420 radiator. Wanted to no which one would be better. The rad will be a black ice gtx so need high speed fans. The 420 will take 3x 140mm fans but I will be doing a push/pull config with either the 120mm or 140mm fans.
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420 is huge... From what I've read 360 is plenty for cpu and a gpu.
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Originally Posted by remer;14510758 
420 is huge... From what I've read 360 is plenty for cpu and a gpu.

Well is'nt huge better? oh and I will jus be cooling the CPU but want it cool as possible smile.gif
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The difference is only going to be a few degrees. With the 420 your talking bigger case, maybe requiring some modding. I just don't see the purpose in going above a 360, especially if you're only cooling the cpu.
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Check out HESmelaugh's Huge Radiators: Roundup. It has the GTX 360 and 420 in it.
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post #6 of 6
A 240 is all you need for a cpu.

But get the 360 for future water cooled gpus. A good 360 with fans in push/pull can cool a cpu and two GTX480s well.
    
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