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What is the average income per year?

A fresh graduate gets paid SGD2500 to SGD3000 for a start. Average income is SGD65000 annual income per household but that number is badly skewed since the income disparity between the poor and the rich is very big.
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I asked for possible cutting down of the watercooling cost.

The suggestions was to replace the 2 set of 4x120mm AQUACOMPUTER radiators with 2 sets of 4x120mm ALPHACOOL radiators. The Alphacool radiator will be a copper 1 and i was told it perform similarly if not 1-2 degree higher than the AquaComputer radiators.

Any advice whether should i go for the Alphacool radiators? This will shave SGD400.00 off the total cost. HOWEVER, if the performance of the ALPHACOOL radiator sucks, please state so. I wouldn't want to suffer from a bad radiator and would galdly spend that extra SGD400.00 for absolute performance. Thanks.

This comparative testing will give you an idea. The Aquacomputer rads are extremely well made and beautifully finished but the performance differences between rads are very small.

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?283133-Bundymania-User-Review-Triple-Radiator-(360)-Roundup-with-22-Rads-

The Aquacomputer rads have other advantages besides their outright performance that you might never make use of, being able to be taken apart and joined together, combined with pumps for an external arrangement and more.
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This comparative testing will give you an idea. The Aquacomputer rads are extremely well made and beautifully finished but the performance differences between rads are very small.

http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?283133-Bundymania-User-Review-Triple-Radiator-(360)-Roundup-with-22-Rads-

The Aquacomputer rads have other advantages besides their outright performance that you might never make use of, being able to be taken apart and joined together, combined with pumps for an external arrangement and more.


Thanks. Read through the review. It seems that the extra $$$ for the Aquacomputer radiator is more for the flexibility and build quality of the rads. I would opt for the Alphacool 1 then. The Alphacool UT60 full copper rad seems to perform equally well thou may not last as long as the Aquacomputer rad.
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Thanks. Read through the review. It seems that the extra $$$ for the Aquacomputer radiator is more for the flexibility and build quality of the rads. I would opt for the Alphacool 1 then. The Alphacool UT60 full copper rad seems to perform equally well thou may not last as long as the Aquacomputer rad.

There is no reason as to why it wouldn't last as long, the only reason rads die is because people are klutz sometimes and put holes in them

EDIT: there are also a few other reasons such as manufacturing defects but these affect almost all rads
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Hi Guys.

All the parts had been finalized except for the fittings.
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