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what 360 rad would u guys recommend for the top for push/pull and i wonder if you guys have any fan suggestions smile.gif
    
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what 360 rad would u guys recommend for the top for push/pull and i wonder if you guys have any fan suggestions smile.gif

Dont bother, read the last 15 posts. i tried to ask and stuff like that and got shot down REAL bad...

but since im the nice one really, snything that is less than 60 mm will fit push pull just fine. alot of ppl reccomend EK or XPSC 58 mm rads
post #2683 of 13812
^^ relax ^^

Depends on the fan speed you want.


If you're going for low speed/low noise, I'd highly recommend the Black Ice SR1 or a rad. with similar FPI. The quality and workmanship of the Black Ice is second to none. It's probably one of the highest quality parts I purchased for my build.

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Fans: For the SR1, I would highly recommend Scythe Gentle Typhoon AP-15 / AP-14 with a fan controller. They are low noise, with very high static pressure, and with a fan controller, you can bring them to lower speeds/noise if you want.



If you want something to get rid of a lot of heat and dont mind higher noise fans, I'd recommend the Black Ice GTX series, or something similar with more FPI (fins per inch), which, with higher RPM, can dissipate much more heat. The GTX has same quality, and dissipates heat very well. I also have a 140mm of the GTX to go with my SR1. Check my log in my sig. to see what I mean/see the fit of the rad. up top.

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Fans: For the GTX, I am personally using one of the NZXT fans that came with the case. I'm not sure how it works yet, as I still need to finish the build. However, if you get a GTX 360 rad for up top, you can go for the AP-29 / AP-30. They have much higher speeds, and can force the air through the higher density of the GTX

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Edited by crazyg0od33 - 4/13/12 at 12:57pm
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what 360 rad would u guys recommend for the top for push/pull and i wonder if you guys have any fan suggestions smile.gif

Depends on the location of your 8-Pin CPU and the size of the heatsinks on the top of the motherboard. As protzman said if it is less than 60mm you should be fine with most motherboards.

Fans depend on how much noise irritates you. A lot of people suggest using Scythe Gentle Typhoons AP-15 or AP-14 if you want a good quiet radiator fan. I have also been hearing a lot of good things about the new NZXT fans.
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Sounds like a good scheme, check out my log, it's very similar. Might be able to give you some pointers thumb.gif



really nice and your right its very close to what I want , I might go a bit more in your face with the water tubing , not try to manage too much , did you actually get white rads or did you have to paint them , they look great !!
    
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really nice and your right its very close to what I want , I might go a bit more in your face with the water tubing , not try to manage too much , did you actually get white rads or did you have to paint them , they look great !!

Thanks! I painted them biggrin.gif
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Someone get Walmart to start carrying PC modding and water cooling supplies. The guesswork and waiting 3 days between working on my rig is killing me. Having issues in a few areas.. if I could just jump in my car and exchange stuff my life would be good
     
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Dont bother, read the last 15 posts. i tried to ask and stuff like that and got shot down REAL bad...

but since im the nice one really, snything that is less than 60 mm will fit push pull just fine. alot of ppl reccomend EK or XPSC 58 mm rads

you didnt get shot down for asking, you got shot down for trying to shut down the thread.
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what 360 rad would u guys recommend for the top for push/pull and i wonder if you guys have any fan suggestions smile.gif

please ignore protz, hes mad.

the RX 360 is a great rad, as well as the Danger Den black ice rads
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I see you guys are talking about fans for the rads, I plan on getting this case in black in june, and its going to be my first build biggrin.gif. So since its my first I dont plan on water cooling right away. I was wondering what fans would you recommend that will keep my case as cool as possible? I dont mind noise as long as it doesnt sound like a jet engine. Also if this question was asked already I apologize, so please tell me what page the answer is located bc obviously I missed it lol.
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i understand. yate loons, cougar v12, NZXT FZ, and the high speed scythe fans will do well. the cougars come in pwm, the yate loons are some of the best available, and the NZXT FZ fans come in many size and even LED variants. Oh and the AP-15's are great
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