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Heys guys, I have been searching for a while, and I can not find a good 240mm Radiator for my water box plus. After some research, I do not want any fans that are loud, witch probably means I wont be using a black ice series rad, and I do not think that switech's MCR220 is that great seeing the lack of quality to it. Google hasn't really got me anywhere, and I thought I should ask some of the pros here.

PS: Should I use 2 fans or 4 fans? Not sure if it makes a difference to sandwich the rad between the pairs.
post #2 of 11
Maybe you can look at a XSPC RX240? Works great with low speed fans LINK
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post #3 of 11
Well I'm not an expert in water cooling, but I am planning on building a loop soon for my rig and I've done a little bit of research on radiators. Supposedly the Black Ice SR1 series are supposed to work really well with low speed fans. You might want to check that out:

http://www.hwlabs.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=8&Itemid=5
post #4 of 11
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This looks awesome, looks a bit thick, especially after fans are installed. Do you know if I should use 2 or 4 fans?
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The SR1 looks awesome, I didn't see this smile.gif Will look into that
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Ummm, I think you have the wrong thread.
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IIRC, the way it works is lower fan rpm means you should get lower fin count
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Guys, Im going with the XSPC RX240 with push and pull, thanks biggrin.gif
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Thats definitely the way to go if you want silence.
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