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So I ordered an RX360 kit which just came in today and noticed that the fins on the radiator are spaced realllly wide, I guess for me it didn't appear so in the pictures for some reason. Well. Last week I pulled a heater core out of one of the trucks at work, which I noticed was made out of really nice copper and brass and has some really tightly packed fins. I haven't done any measurements, as that radiator is at work, but I'm pretty sure there's about the same amount of surface area on the fins as the RX360, even though it's only half as thick and about 2/3 the size.

So it looks like I paid some solder and a couple new fittings for a GPU radiator. Now if only I needed it....

Oh, guess I should paint it too, turns out that when you spill antifreeze on a copper radiator it oxidizes overnight. biggrin.gif

Edit: I hit the submit button early...

How do the tightly packed radiators stack up against the loose ones? And do 200mm fans have enough static pressure to push enough airflow through this.
Edited by Ganf - 4/30/12 at 5:26pm
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