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Putting price aside, which is better? Someone is offering me to buy a GTX240, but I have no clue on how well it performs. Does it require a push/pull configuration, or will it run fine with a pull configuration like the RX240? As I am a watercooling noob, some advice would be appreciated. Thank you.
    
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what fans are you going to use?
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Either Yate Loon mediums or AP14s.
    
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at those fan speeds your getting into where the GTx performs better then the RX but it would be close so if the GTX is a good price I'd go for it . if your intending to slow the fans down then the RX performs better at lower fans speeds
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GTX240 is better with high speed fans, i.e. 2000rpm+

RX240 is better for low/med fan speeds, i.e. anything below 2000rpm.

Thing is, the GTX240 is much worse than the RX240 at low fan speeds, while the RX240 isn't too much worse than the GTX240 at high fan speeds, I'd definitely look for an RX240. I believe I saw one on the forums for $65 shipped.
    
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RX360 GTX360 comparison the actual change in performance is between 1400rpm and 1800rpm so running ap14's at full the difference is slight if running them at 50% then it's the RX
Edited by Greenback - 10/25/11 at 5:00pm
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Thanks for the help guys.
    
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