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Black Ice GTX 120 or EX120 for medium speed fans?

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I have used the ex240 (240. I'm after looking at the 120) before and thought it worked really well. However I have read a lot of good things from the black ice too. I couldn't find the fpi on the ex120 but I'm guessing the black ice is denser (and thicker), but on the other hand the ex120 has more features like split fins and greater distance between fans and fins.
I'll be using noctua NF-F12s in push/pull @1500rpm (2.61 static pressure).
If for example one radiator only gives slightly better temps but at higher noise level then I would rather choose the quieter rad.

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Black Ice
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the EX120 will be better for medium speed fans, the black ice GTX 120 would be better with fast speed fans. so the EX120 would be your choice thumb.gif.
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At that fan Speed the EX120 and its cheaper. Black Ice is the best if you have something likr push/pull Kaze 3000.
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the EX120 will be better for medium speed fans, the black ice GTX 120 would be better with fast speed fans. so the EX120 would be your choice thumb.gif.

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At that fan Speed the EX120 and its cheaper. Black Ice is the best if you have something likr push/pull Kaze 3000.
    
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