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Hey man, check out performance-pcs.com, they have a P180 with an interesting dual 120mm radiator design. It gets rid of a 5.25" bay, but if you only have 2 cd-roms, youshould be okay.

As an alternative, I would get either some standoffs or a Swiftech radbox and mount it similar to how you have it right now, but kinda 180 degrees around, so it isn't sticking up. Something like this:

http://img89.imageshack.us/img89/5383/pc03jg3.jpg

not my rig, but a great example of how I want mine to look. Check it out.


EDIT: to make a long story short, thicker rads (like the Black Ice Extreme) are meant for high airflow (high CFMs) because their thicker size means more surface area for air to go through. However, its harder for lower CFM fans to blow through all that metal. Black Ice Pros are thinner, and typically better for low-cfm fans because of that reason.
    
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same question, what fans should I be using...
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yeah some rads are more dense than others so they don't need as high of cfm fans. mine is as dense as I can find and I still ram high cfm through it anyways. It doesn't hurt.
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I'm thinking of getting 2x41.3CFM 18dBA Scythe Fans to cool my radiator down.
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I'm going to run some deltas and see If it helps me much...
    
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That bix needs a higher CFM fan cause of the density of it. and the thickness, if you have a lower CFM fan, the air isn't gonna make it through it. Cause its gonna be restrictive.
    
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I'm going to run some deltas and see If it helps me much...
What fans do you have now?
    
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Antec Tri-Cools set on high...
    
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How about 63.6CFM - 27dBA Scythe Fans?
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