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According to this review from Martin's Liquid Lab, the h220 is only slightly better than the XSPC rs240 kit. So it's probably a safe assumption that the RX360 will be better by a few degrees C than the H220
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According to this review from Martin's Liquid Lab, the h220 is only slightly better than the XSPC rs240 kit. So it's probably a safe assumption that the RX360 will be better by a few degrees C than the H220

Cool so i guess im between http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=59_202_972&products_id=34963 and http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=59_202_972&products_id=33549

right?
post #13 of 28
^ The second one has newer stuff but is significantly more expensive.

BTW, I don't see what's worth in changing from a P9X79 to a RIVE, unless there's something particular that you need.
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I'd definitely go with the second one. The D5 is a much better more reliable pump than the 750. The D5 is also a variable speed pump so you can lower the speed to reduce noise as well. The D5 really isn'y a loud pump to begin with though. I have mine on speed setting 4(out of 5) and I still can't even hear it over the fans
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^ The second one has newer stuff but is significantly more expensive.

BTW, I don't see what's worth in changing from a P9X79 to a RIVE, unless there's something particular that you need.

still not sure if i want to spend the extra $200 on it (i have to change it since a Sata port is bad) but unsure if i want to go with it, or with another board like the ST, or go asrock
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I'd definitely go with the second one. The D5 is a much better more reliable pump than the 750. The D5 is also a variable speed pump so you can lower the speed to reduce noise as well. The D5 really isn'y a loud pump to begin with though. I have mine on speed setting 4(out of 5) and I still can't even hear it over the fans


So that for $300 is the best i can get for my 3930K, any ideas if it will fit on my current case?
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Also if i wanted to get that same kit from amazon it would go like this:

http://www.amazon.com/XSPC-Reservoir-Combo-Includes-Vario/dp/B008RCERWA/ref=sr_1_cc_1?s=aps&ie=UTF8&qid=1362589553&sr=1-1-catcorr&keywords=D5+Vario+Pump
http://www.amazon.com/XSPC-RX360-Performance-Radiator-5060175580795/dp/B0028AI89U/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1362589439&sr=8-1&keywords=XSPC+RX360
http://www.amazon.com/XSPC-Raystorm-Block-Intel-Socket/dp/B005T01B54/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1362589629&sr=1-1&keywords=XSPC+raystorm

So thats $300 with out the fittings and fans.. So a bit more expensive but can use my amazon giftcard

umm Maybe i can contact Sidewinder Computers and see if they would match performance pc if i buy those 3 items in amazon
post #18 of 28
I'm not too familiar with that case, but looking at pictures it looks like is has the ability to put two 200mm fans in the top? If that's true then a 360mm radiator should fit up there. The only other concern then is if there are screw holes to line up with the three 120mm fans
This Alphacool kit looks like it would be good too. I'm not sure on the performance of the CPU block, but the radiator is one of the top performers on the market right now.
You could also get away from a preconfigured kit and piece together a loop yourself. The kits are nice for first timers though since everything you need comes in the kit and you don't have to worry about missing one thing or another when piecing together a loop.
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How does the EX rank?

I'm getting ready to use a EX 240 and a Multi port EX 360. But here is a good Round up
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