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Hi

When talking radiators, must people chooce something thick like the XSPC RX series ....

But what about the 30-35mm radiators, what to pick ?

120mm:

http://www.aquatuning.de/index.php/cat/c263_1x120mm.html

140mm:

http://www.aquatuning.de/index.php/cPath/25_479

The XSPC EX seems to be pretty nice - (Dont look at the price) ....

Going to be a low noise system, and the fans will be something like Noctua NF-F12 PWM or CoolerMaster Xtraflo 120 ....

Regards Fonne
post #2 of 35
Well if you go to Martin's liquid lab, he tested one slim rad (Swiftech XP series) and it beat out a lot of the thicker rads at the same fan RPM's.
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post #3 of 35
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http://martinsliquidlab.org/2012/04/08/swiftech-mcr320-xp-radiator/5/
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but it pulls really strong from about 1300RPM on upward.

Sounds like its not perfect in a low noise system ...
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http://martinsliquidlab.org/2012/04/08/swiftech-mcr320-xp-radiator/5/
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but it pulls really strong from about 1300RPM on upward.
Sounds like its not perfect in a low noise system ...

Won't get many slim rads with low FPI anyhow. Actually I don't think any slim rads have any less than 20FPI...
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Won't get many slim rads with low FPI anyhow. Actually I don't think any slim rads have any less than 20FPI...

Sub 8fpi slim radiator
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EX would be good, RS is not bad either. Both are cheap.
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i have the EX. performs amazingly in my low-noise setup. i recommend them. my setup is whisper quiet.
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post #8 of 35
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Originally Posted by superericla View Post

Sub 8fpi slim radiator

Yup, but...

125x58.5x162mm (WxDxH)

OP stats 35mm or less... That's 58.5mm, a whole 23.5 too much.
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post #9 of 35
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Originally Posted by Rognin View Post

Yup, but...
125x58.5x162mm (WxDxH)
OP stats 35mm or less... That's 58.5mm, a whole 23.5 too much.

Good point. I didn't notice the OP's stat requirements. tongue.gif
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post #10 of 35
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The price is not importent redface.gif ... So rigtht now the XSPC EX sounds like the best to get ?

Looking at this review also:

http://www.review-center.de/wasserkuehlung/343-das-grosse-120mm-radiator-roundup.html?showall=&start=18
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