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Are Thermochill rad's worth their price

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Hi Y'all,Just wanted to get your opinions on the dual Pa120 Thermochill rad's.Are they worth their high price or would I be just as well off with a dual Black Ice Xtreme...I like the fact that you have a bleeder on the rad but at twice the price of the BIX I would like to hear from someone who has experience with them...Thanks alot....
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CM swears by them and I have never heard anything bad about them, except the price.
    
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Thank's Snerp..Is CM a member here? I've always heard good about them to, I just haven't talked to anyone who's actually used them...Thank's again...
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can you post more picture of your modded Nautilus??? I have one too and im thinking of modding it. Thanks
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Here are a few pic's,sorry for the lousy quality..What I did was basically gut it ,put back in a Black Ice Pro 2 pass,that way I could use a 120x38mm Sunnon 108cfm. If you use a BIX you can only use a 120x25mm fan.Boxed in from the top of the rad to the top of the case with coil stock all the air is pulled through the rad.Cut in a Swifty micro-res so I could see the flow. Replaced the 10W Laing with the 18W Laing pump used a Radiical Turbo top with the G-1/4 fittings.I have 3 Sunnon 40x10mm fans in the pump and res chamber. Put little coil stock wedges on top to allow more room for my hoses and to mount a Compu-nurse. Had to add a little pan on the bottom so I could get the intake of the pump a little lower than the res..Mounted the pump with L-brackets..Sold my old pump and rad&res to a friend for $70.00 bucks..I am going to add another dual exterior rad and maybe change out to 1/2" fittings with 7/16 tubing..Hate to lose those cool quick connects but they have to be real restrictive..I am in line to get a Stinger water block for it also, can't hardly wait to get it! If you wanted to use a BIX you could drop it through the bottom of the case a little and get a 120x38mm fan in it, but you would probably have to use 90's on the rad, that would be bad for flow though.




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Thank's Snerp..Is CM a member here? I've always heard good about them to, I just haven't talked to anyone who's actually used them...Thank's again...
Yeah, here's a link to his rig:

http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...wc-system.html
    
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Thank's Snerp, just sent him an e-mail. Be glad when I can PM..
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Thank's Snerp, just sent him an e-mail. Be glad when I can PM..
He isn't around as much as he used to be, so email is the best way to get him anyways.
    
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He isn't around as much as he used to be, so email is the best way to get him anyways.
Hey Snerp he e-mailed me a while ago,said the thermochills are better at low cfm's,but the BIX were just about as good with high cfm fan's..So I guess I will be going with the BIX, noise doesn't bother me...I really appreciate that link..Thanks alot..Saved me some $$$
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