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Need help picking a radiator and fans, i have no idea what to do

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Im after a quad rad but i have no idea what to really look for i have currently have $3000 to spend and iv got this so far
https://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=wish_lists&wlcId=136805&action=wish_lists

Im after fans too all help would be appreciated
post #2 of 6
with the case you have selected i would go for a 360mm rad rather than a 480mm rad to avoid additional mods smile.gif
i suggest the Black Ice GTX 360 Radiator + a 120mm rad and for fans i would say: Corsair Air Series SP120, CoolerMaster 120mm, BitFenix Spectre Pro 120mm

i selected the fans based on the site you have shared
Edited by Ecks9T - 2/19/13 at 4:09pm
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i chose the alphacool ut60 360 to put in the top of my switch along with some gentle typhoon 2150rpm's and i gotta say im lovin it, if you look at martins site you will see that the ut60 is the top of the line right now, just my .02.
    
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ill have to check it out thank you
Edited by Mr Chemical - 2/19/13 at 4:42pm
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Personally, not a fan of how that case looks. And looks like you can only fit a 240 rad on that. Unless your planning on modding the hell out'a it. Why not go for something that can at least fit a 360 or 480 if you got 3k to spend? I agree on getting either scythe ap15's or corsair 120's for fans though.
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I would agree with R3apR369 with your case...Just wondering why the need for the side fan...GPU is already being watercooled. My suggestion is to go with the Switch 810. Same price as your thermaltake plus you can install a quad rad that you initially stated. As many here on OCN the possibilities are endless with WC options w/ the 810.

As far as the fans...Are you concern at all about the noise level???? Or does it matter??? The above fan suggested are all good. I would also throw in the Akasa Vipers...great balance between CFM, static pressure, and noise.

Yes for rads...I like Alphacool. Good quality, performance....plus they give you all the screws you need in diff sizes. Oh and the ability to never ever have the problem to overscrew and destroy the fins is a big plus. those are my 25 cents...OUT
 
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