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360 Rads vs 480 rads difference in temps?

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OK.....I'm about ready to go partially insane here. I am having a really difficult time trying to decide on my new case from case-labs , and it's all boiling down to "what friggin' rads do I want to use?".

If a guy was going to be using either two ( it's gonna be two ) rads to cool down , say something like a 2600K and a pair of VGA's in one big loop ( not sure on the moffset block....doubt it ).....would there be a difference in temps between a set of 360 and 480 rads? Would a set of 480's be justifiable for the cost.....or is it going to make much of a difference?

I AM ordering a new case next week no matter what....I just can't decide on the size of rads I'll need.....which is why I can't make up my friggin' mind on a damn case!
    
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If I had the money for a caselabs case I would get two 480 rads because I love overkill . Get a 480
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post #3 of 6
I would definitely save your money and go with the two 360s, heck even those are overkill.
To answer your question though, you would most likely not see a difference in temperatures.
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It makes very little difference but a 480 does give you a bit of leeway if you add other hotter components in future but would only then make a difference if you're on the limit.

Speaking though as a happy TH10 owner with 480 rads I say go for it!
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post #5 of 6
480!! future proof man!
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I probably would of already ordered my new case , but this radiator decision is what is holding me back. Between the M8 , MH10 , T10 and TH10.....I guess I'll have to go through some more build threads on these cases and finally make a decision. Thanks again guys!
    
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