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Would two 240 radiators be enough or should i use a 240 and a 360 for the gtx 480.
    
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That's going to depend on what radiators and what fans you're running, as well as what water delta you consider acceptable. Depending on the above, a single 240mm with high speed fans could be enough. Generally though, 2x240mm's should be plenty for that setup.
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So, 2 x 240 low profile rads with low noise fans would be plenty?
    
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Again, depends on the rads and the fans... How low is low noise for you? 600rpm, 1000rpm, 1500rpm? Which specific radiators, the EX240's? Black Ice Stealth 240?
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swifttech mcr240-qp, XSPC RS240 or equivalent and 1500-2200rpms about 35DB is tolerable to me.
Edit: I do plan to overclock the gtx 480 and cpu is overclocked.
Edited by Gualichu04 - 3/20/12 at 6:09pm
    
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With those fan speeds, I would get the EX240 over the RS240, they're the same size (and price) but the EX240 will perform better. 2x EX240's and some medium-high speed fans like you've mentioned would be just fine for that.
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i already own a swifttech mcr240 qp and do not plan on buying to new rads.
Thanks for the help nice to know x2 240 rads will work.
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You already own the RS240 as well? It sounded like you were going to buy at least one new radiator, and at those speeds the EX240 is going to be the one I'd recommend.
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