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I'm trying to decide between using a dual heater core (double pass) or a 120.3 radiator, most likely Swiftech. I will be cooling a SLI rig. Which one will give me the best cooling? Should you use high CFM fans with the heater core?
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Originally Posted by rlsnyder99
I'm trying to decide between using a dual heater core (double pass) or a 120.3 radiator, most likely Swiftech. I will be cooling a SLI rig. Which one will give me the best cooling? Should you use high CFM fans with the heater core?
If you have room for a 120x3 rad get the Black Ice 360 GT or a thermochill rad. If not just stick with the HC.
    
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I agree with Snerp. and you can get better performance with higher cfm fans... some rads are built for lower cfm fans (like the black ice pro, swiftech rads and black ice gt) but even with my fans on high on my gt 360 I get better performance.

go with some panaflos or some sanyo denki 120x38mm fans.
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