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so u think u post product without ur own experience?
hes gonna buy it?

Damn ur a egocentric guy.
Is that English?
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I use Xspc Rx rads LINK there thick but have a low fin per inch count. So I can use THESE fans turned down to 600 rpms to cool good with little noise
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I use Xspc Rx rads LINK there thick but have a low fin per inch count. So I can use THESE fans turned down to 600 rpms to cool good with little noise
I also use rx radiators and have had very good experiences with them. The only reason I linked the black ice rad was because the op linked a 3x140 rad.

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I also use rx radiators and have had very good experiences with them. The only reason I linked the black ice rad was because the op linked a 3x140 rad.

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Hey im From holland, I lolled !
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Depends on your needs, space inside the case and fans you want to use.
My intent is to be ultra quiet. I don't need ultra-aggressive cooling and this will be much more efficient than my current rig. Instead, I want more, larger, slower fans so it is silent.

Lots of room inside the case. It's a monster. I did get that first so I can verify any dimensions before I order other stuff.

I measured 100mm of vertical clearance inside the case, where I can put a 3×140 and fans. Since fans are an inch thick, and the thick radiators I see for sale are 55–65mm, it is not a problem. I don't need "low profile", but (only) the 104mm monster would not fit.


—John
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I use Xspc Rx rads LINK there [sic] thick but have a low fin per inch count. So I can use THESE fans turned down to 600 rpms to cool good with little noise
So thicker is better? Or rather, thicker for the same total performance is better for slower fans? One of the radiators mentioned being special for low air flow. Low fin count? Some boast about higher fin count, making them thinner.

I wonder if the paint on the fins reduces the performance. If it's inside the case, who needs it?

Has anyone done actual benchmarks?

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Xspc rx360 or swiftech mcr320 work well with slow fans.
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post #19 of 21
For ultra quiet, I would have to go with the Black Ice SR1 models. They do a lot better with lower RPM fans. Sure the 140 fans are larger, but during my 140mm fan search, I couldn't find a decent set. The 120mm fan size has a wider range of reputable choices. Just my two cents. I could be wrong.
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For ultra quiet, I would have to go with the Black Ice SR1 models. They do a lot better with lower RPM fans. Sure the 140 fans are larger, but during my 140mm fan search, I couldn't find a decent set. The 120mm fan size has a wider range of reputable choices. Just my two cents. I could be wrong.
No I would say you are dead on. Very sound advice here.

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