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post #1 of 16
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It seems like most of the people that are doing reviews are showing the EX performing better (that RX in some cases) with high RPM fans, but straight from XSPC it says the radiator is optimized for low rpm...

What gives?
post #2 of 16
I wasn't quite sure about that either, I would think that it performs considerably well on slow speed and even better on high speed. At least im just taking it as that for now! Mine will be here friday w00t!
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Marketing.
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what radiator do you have now...
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My EX240 performs better than my RS240 by about 3-4C at 1100 RPM, and only gains about 1C better performance at 2000RPM.
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Originally Posted by ramkatral View Post

My EX240 performs better than my RS240 by about 3-4C at 1100 RPM, and only gains about 1C better performance at 2000RPM.

Very cool ! well there ya go OP some trusted stats. I would say the EX is def. worth it over the RS then! I personally don't have a rad right now, my EX240 that will be here on friday is part of my first real water loop so glad people like it .
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Very cool ! well there ya go OP some trusted stats. I would say the EX is def. worth it over the RS then! I personally don't have a rad right now, my EX240 that will be here on friday is part of my first real water loop so glad people like it .

Yep, I love it. It's a fantastic investment. It definitely performs as expected.
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post #8 of 16
Most slim thickness rads are a bit more dens to be optimal all around than double.
Looking at it:
ex120-1.jpg

For slim thickness it appears more like slow/medium than high and with the special short fins, you can't really go too much more open on the fins.
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Here is the Koolance which is much more of a "Dense" fin designed for high speed fans.
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The RX is just a bit more focused on the low speed area where I think the EX is for low, but perhaps a touch more tuned to medium speeds as well.
    
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