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ok i have the chance to buy 3 xspc 480 rads for an amazing price brand new; lets say the guy needs the money and hes REALLY desperated biggrin.gif

it will go to a custom cube case ive been working for a while..


What im asking specific if this will be a good move in the long run; i mean 3 480rads "sound" overkill but they can cool anything that technology brings in the future (i hope hehe) dont you think?!?!

should i spend it elsewhere?!?!


please share you opinions and +REP to everyone thumb.gif
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post #2 of 37
If it's worth doing, it's worth over-doing!!

DO EEEETTTTT!!!!
    
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post #3 of 37
They will be enough to cool anything like gtx480 quad sli + motherboard + 2 CPUs. You might be better off selling one of them on OCN because two is enough to have a silent computer with a cpu and two gpus.
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If you got the space why not. The only problems is that you will need a lot of fans. RX Rads are one of the Best right now for low speed but some new RADs are comming out soon with crazy performance compare to current RAD technology.
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post #5 of 37
Do it. You can always re-sell them if you find you don't need them.

3 RX480's will cool pretty much any rig you can think of afford, you will not lack for cooling power for some time to come.

You don't even need to put fans on all the slots, just start off with what you have and add to it as you need.
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post #6 of 37
Get them for sure . thumb.gif that much rad will be overkill but this is overkill.net lol tongue.gif you could cool quadfire and a 3930 overclocked like crazy with room to spare.
 
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post #7 of 37
DO IT! and post pics biggrin.gif If anything you could probably get away with even lower fan speeds.

I'm was thinking of packing a TH10 with 4 480 rads the other day for my build next year, so I'm curious how this would look like tongue.gif
 
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post #8 of 37
Well first of all find a place to put them in tongue.gif

I might suggest you sell one over here at OCN or something... 2x480 is still way overkill. After that you can pretty much still add anything to the loop without running into any problems. Bear in mind I recommend having at least six fans, three for each one if you can't get at least 4 for each one for now. Well who knows maybe you could get away with two on each one but someone else with more experience than me would have to guide you there.

I hope you're planning on buying a block for your GPU right? Hope you enjoy it.
     
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post #9 of 37
If you have the room that would be so godly. Just make sure they can breathe. Lots of intake/exhaust fans will be necessary but it will be oh so sexy. PLUS you'll be helping out that guy who needs the cash. Win-win.
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post #10 of 37
There is no such thing as overkill. It will give you the chance to have quieter fans and a really good delta. Go for it if you have the room for them. I used to have 3 x 360 rads for 2 cpu's and 2 x GTX 580's and was awesome.
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