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post #11 of 14
Thick rad = low speed. Thin rad = high speed.

Essentially the EX is a thick rad that is not thick. Meaning it performs the same as a thick radiator, and as well as the RX series, but is low profile and easier to deal with. I'm going to have three EX rads in the rig I'm working on right now, and the one currently in is working great. Go for the EX, it's cheaper and better!
Edited by Lazy Bear - 4/15/12 at 7:44pm
 
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post #12 of 14
The EX has 19 FPI, the RS has 15 FPI. The lower the FPI, generally the better it does with quiet fans. Take a look at Martin's recent review, the RS does well with 600 rpm fans.
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Should i just forget about the 120 RAD and buy better fans like 6 x AP-15 to replace my CM R4 and run them at faster speed? I plant to buy a Second Generation down the Road to replace the RS360.
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post #14 of 14
Try giving this thread a read

He compares the ex and rx, and it shows that rx and ex have pretty similar results with medium speed, but ex has gains at higher rpms, while rx has gains at lower rpms

maybe you could guesstimate what rpm your fans will be spinning so you could see if its worth it

but by the looks of it, i think the ex will be better any ways

besides, in the world of watercooling, whats 4 more dollars? xD
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