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push/pull isn't really necessary for low fin density rads since there isn't going to be much resistance for the fans. You may see a few degrees improvement and if it's worth it to you, then by all means go for it if you have room/money for the extra fan(s). If you're set on a clean look with minimal radiators then it looks like you're stuck with a 240+120. Beyond 2k rpm, the performance increase will also be minimal with exponential increase in noise. Again, there will be an improvement but it'll be very slight and the gains will diminish as you get more powerful fans. The only way around that is to get denser radiators (which will increase in noise) or get more radiators (which will go against the look you want) so you really have to choose between performance and comfort (noise) versus aesthetics. There's only so much that can be done when you cant compromise something.
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Thanks Cha0s_Cha0, All the info helped a lot and gave me more to think about, I'm looking at getting a different case to change the options I have. I'll update with pictures, temps, and what setup I chose to go with.

I hope this thread helps others, lots of good info.
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Well I hope things go well for you and good luck. Whatever you choose to do, I think you'll be very happy with your new gpu temps if you do decide to add them in.
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