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120mm Raditator - which one to choose?

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Hi, I have one 360 radiator for 2500K@4.6 and 6990, I want to add 6950 to that setup therefore I am looking to buy an additional 120 radiator.

Do you think that

SR-1 is worth paying 2 times more than for Swiftech MCR Series 120mm Single Radiator : MCR120QP?

Will the difference in temperature be worth it? I am not going to beat records in overclocking, all I want is 1GHz on gpu cores which I can achieve on my watercooled 6990. I am running fans at 600-800RPM.

Or maybe you have a different suggestion?

http://specialtech.co.uk/spshop/customer/120mm-Single-for-120mm-Fans-cid-1218.html
    
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http://www.frozencpu.com/products/14326/ex-rad-314/XSPC_EX120_Single_120mm_Low_Profile_Split_Fin_Radiator.html

No idea if you can get one in the UK...
     
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Swiftech isn't what I would consider as having truly excellent performing radiators, but I would rank the XSPC's RX series, The Feser Company X-Changer and ThermoChill radiators as being very closely matched with Hardware Labs radiators. The thing with Hardware Labs radiators is you will spend more money simply because their build quality is second to known, no other radiator has equal or better build quality! Here is something that will help you out.
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