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Finally down to two. Which 480 rad? You help me decide!

Poll Results: Which of these two 480 rads would you buy?

Poll expired: Nov 30, 2011  
  • 15% (3)
    Feser X-Changer Quad 120mm Xtreme Performance Radiator
  • 84% (16)
    XSPC RX 480 Quad 120mm Radiator
19 Total Votes  
post #1 of 24
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Just as the title says, help me decide which of the above two 480 rads to get. It's only a difference of a few bucks so money isn't an issue here. It's all about your experience with either of these rads.

If you don't think either will be much different from eachother, let me know. Money is going out the door today!
     
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post #2 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by IIIIICRASHIIIII View Post

Just as the title says, help me decide which of the above two 480 rads to get. It's only a difference of a few bucks so money isn't an issue here. It's all about your experience with either of these rads.
If you don't think either will be much different from eachother, let me know. Money is going out the door today!

I've heard nothing but good experiences with XSPC
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post #3 of 24
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Originally Posted by The Protocol View Post

I've heard nothing but good experiences with XSPC

Quick question...

Would you happen to know the big deal with FPI on rads?
     
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post #4 of 24
RX480 is great and you can use it with low rpm fans. I'm running my 480 with GT 1400rpm (fan controller) with great temp. The only problem god forbide that you encounter a problem with your rad, XSPC won't do $hit for you. XSPC RADS = Great perfomance=no warranty.
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post #5 of 24
RX480 all the way, cools my mobo, ram, cpu and gpu with no issues
post #6 of 24
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Originally Posted by eduardmc View Post

RX480 is great and you can use it with low rpm fans. I'm running my 480 with GT 1400rpm (fan controller) with great temp. The only problem god forbide that you encounter a problem with your rad, XSPC won't do $hit for you. XSPC RADS = Great perfomance=no warranty.

Temps please? biggrin.gif
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RX480 all the way, cools my mobo, ram, cpu and gpu with no issues

All in one serial loop? What are your temps idle and gaming?
     
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What case are you putting this in?
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post #8 of 24
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What case are you putting this in?

TJ07
     
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post #9 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by IIIIICRASHIIIII View Post

Temps please? biggrin.gif
All in one serial loop? What are your temps idle and gaming?

yeah serial loop, its in my sig. My temps on the 2600k @ 4.8ghz 1.4V never go over 56C (max was high 60s on prime 95) when gaming, the gtx580 @ 900/2100 1.1V doesnt go past 52C (thats the highest when playing BF3). Not sure about the VRMs and ram but i know they are nice and cool.
post #10 of 24
If money is no issue, an AMS maybe?! =P

I'd go with trusted products, and the XSPC rads have been around a while with no bad reviews for performance.
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