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Question about the RASA kits, how does the RX240 kit compare to the RS360 kit, the RS360 kit is cheaper than RX240 kit. Would I get better temps with the RS360? I have room in my HAF-X for a 360 and It would save me money over getting the RX240. RX240 is $169 and RS360 is $150.

Anyone know if theres a chart comparing temps for all the RASA kits?

This will be my 1st time going underwater so I'm thinking a RASA kit is best for me. Gonna get all i can out of my 1100T rather than get a faildozer.
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post #2 of 23
The RS360 is too thin for my liking, you might as well dig deep for the RX360

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post #3 of 23
cooling wise they are about the same, the Rx can use slower fan speed where as the RS need faster fans

p.s I agree with andrew
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THe RX rads are alot thicker put with less fins per inch letting you use a lot lower fan to cool the system like a Gentle Typhoon 120mm Fan 1850RPM (AP-15) then you have low noise but the same cooling as if you had a RS360 with higher speed fans to cool the system
Sorry I may have seen a chart but cant remember were
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post #5 of 23
Depending on the VRM heatsinks on your motherboard and your RAM, the RX will be a tight fit. I have no clearance issues with my EK 360 which is about 72mm thick including fans. The RX with 25mm fans will be 83.5mm thick. You can get around this potential problem by putting the 120x25mm fans inside the top with a Pull configuration, replacing the 200mm fan(s) that are there now.
 
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post #6 of 23
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I was hoping to leave the 200mm fans on top to suck hot air around the side of the rad, and I want to do AP-15s on the rad, I feel like I've seen people get the RX in the haf x even tho it's tight, worst comes to worst I could mount it off the back I guess but I'd rather not. Also i want to implement some sort of easy drain system would it be better to use one of those koolance disconnects or a T fitting with a plug on the end
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post #7 of 23
Well the t fitting would always be hanging there lol but the Koolance fitting work great at the lowest point in the system
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Ok, I'm secretly terrified to try watercooling I don't wana break my rig but I've done quite a bit of research on how to install it safely I just need to pull the trigger on parts. I also want another 6970 only have money for one or the other right now gotta make up my mind. It's like 2 equally hot girls want to Smd and I have to choose
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LMAO I know what you mean. And dont worry everyone here was scared the first time setting up a watercooling system
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this was a comment I made on my build

just need to put clamps on and get brave enough to fill it up for the first time, think thats got to be the hardest part for someone who has never gone watercooled b4
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