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post #11 of 22
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Originally Posted by Lujani View Post

Well depending on what case I go with, I should be able to squeeze in push/pull on the 240. Does the MCW82 has some advantages over the 210? The 210's connectivity options was the deciding factor for me.

No reason to do a push pull on a rx series rad
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No reason to do a push pull on a rx series rad

please explain? Not saying your wrong, just want the education:)
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please explain? Not saying your wrong, just want the education:)

the design of the rad. rx is meant for low-med speed fans. you can use 1450 gentle typhoons and be fine. im using 1850rpm fans on my rx480 rad
xspc fans(1650 rpm) match up to the gentle typhoon fans(1850rpm) and there only 6.95. plus they are sleeved(black), black connector, and has a longer wire than gentle typhoons(20)
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post #14 of 22
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the design of the rad. rx is meant for low-med speed fans. you can use 1450 gentle typhoons and be fine. im using 1850rpm fans on my rx480 rad
xspc fans(1650 rpm) match up to the gentle typhoon fans(1850rpm) and there only 6.95. plus they are sleeved(black), black connector, and has a longer wire than gentle typhoons(20)

Thanks for the info juggalo:) I plan to use two RX rads(120 and 240) in my water loop. Going for a low noise set up:)
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I see alot of people putting a push/pull on a RX rad with ap-15's but I just cant see myself spending that much money for maybe 2c of cooling lol
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I am currently cooling a i5-2500k (stock) and a GTX 560 Ti with a RS240 and a 200mm phobya. 200mm corsair fan spinning at about 500rpm in pull on the phobya and I have 2 120mm noctua fans with low noise adaptor (1100rpm) in pull on the RS240, the computer is very quiet, the loudest components at the moment are the hard drives. My CPU temps never go higher than 50c and my gpu very rarely goes above 55c. I just thought I'd share that since I am also all for quiet/silence and I have similar components that I am cooling. So from the bit of experience I've had with water cooling and low rpm fans, you should be good to go noise and temp wise.

Thanks Aleckazee, good to know its not an unrealistic hope. Gotta say, like yourself, my main attraction to watercooling was the potential for much quieter. I'd even be willing to ease up on my cpu oc if it meant my fans could run lower tongue.gif
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post #17 of 22
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the design of the rad. rx is meant for low-med speed fans. you can use 1450 gentle typhoons and be fine. im using 1850rpm fans on my rx480 rad
xspc fans(1650 rpm) match up to the gentle typhoon fans(1850rpm) and there only 6.95. plus they are sleeved(black), black connector, and has a longer wire than gentle typhoons(20)

I'm actually good to hear this, as not being able to do push/pull with RX was pushing me away from the Shinobi XL. Thought once you get into the higher RPM's, it seems better to go with something like the EX; at least based on Bundy's user review.
post #18 of 22
If you want quiet, Don't buy do this combo "* D5/MCP655 Pump sitting in an XSPC Dual 5.25" Bay Reservoir" , the xspc rbay reservoir are very loud!

i suggest getting a typical cylinder reservoir and leave the pump resting on the bottom of the case (/w foam cushion) . that will be a ideal quiet/silence setup.

I personally had "* D5/MCP655 Pump sitting in an XSPC Dual 5.25" Bay Reservoir" it was to loud for my taste.
I'm now using the setup i suggested you with dual pump(mcp655 @ 2 speed setting) I love this setup! biggrin.gif
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post #19 of 22
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If you want quiet, Don't buy do this combo "* D5/MCP655 Pump sitting in an XSPC Dual 5.25" Bay Reservoir" , the xspc rbay reservoir are very loud!
i suggest getting a typical cylinder reservoir and leave the pump resting on the bottom of the case (/w foam cushion) . that will be a ideal quiet/silence setup.
I personally had "* D5/MCP655 Pump sitting in an XSPC Dual 5.25" Bay Reservoir" it was to loud for my taste.
I'm now using the setup i suggested you with dual pump(mcp655 @ 2 speed setting) I love this setup! biggrin.gif

Realy? What speed was your pump at ? I was thinking to get the XSPC Dual 5.25" Bay Reservoir + D5 myself mad.gif
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post #20 of 22
I've heard people say it's very quiet, and others say that it was quite loud, I think it may vary a bit. I've got MCP-350's in xpsc bay reservoirs in 2 loops and they're both very quiet, it might be something to consider for an alternative pump.
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