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Hi guys, I managed to have my builder swap out the 2 alphacool ST30 rads and replaced them with 2 of Aquacomputer Airplex Modularity System 480 Radiator - Aluminum Fins - Single Circuit. One of them will be mounted at the top, the other at the bottom.

Will these 2 aqua rads be sufficient to cool down the system? Or do I have to go add another 8 more fans to configure a push-pull on both aqua rads?
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post #22 of 41
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Originally Posted by overclockerz View Post

Hi guys, I managed to have my builder swap out the 2 alphacool ST30 rads and replaced them with 2 of Aquacomputer Airplex Modularity System 480 Radiator - Aluminum Fins - Single Circuit. One of them will be mounted at the top, the other at the bottom.

Will these 2 aqua rads be sufficient to cool down the system? Or do I have to go add another 8 more fans to configure a push-pull on both aqua rads?

That will be plenty of cooling for what you want to do. Only thing you need to watch now is the Aqua Rads are high restriction. but should not be a problem if you are monitoring it with the AQ5 you had listed?? if so and you see below 1 gpm or 3.75 liters a minute then you know you need to add an additional pump. I would do this DIY though... another thing those are fine rads but at the price you pay you could have got 4 monstra 480's and fans. Good luck any more questions let me know!!!
post #23 of 41
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That's weird. I did asked my builder about the flow. He told me that the Aqua rad have lower restriction of waterflow somewhere around 10% whereas the monstra had like around 30% restriction then go on to tell me if I use 2 monstra rad the waterflow restriction will be greater than if I use the Aqua rad. Then explains to me the greater the water restriction the harder the pump have to work then the shorter the lifespan of my 2 D5 pumps.
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post #24 of 41
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That's weird. I did asked my builder about the flow. He told me that the Aqua rad have lower restriction of waterflow somewhere around 10% whereas the monstra had like around 30% restriction then go on to tell me if I use 2 monstra rad the waterflow restriction will be greater than if I use the Aqua rad. Then explains to me the greater the water restriction the harder the pump have to work then the shorter the lifespan of my 2 D5 pumps.
I have never heard more epic BS than that. ROFL
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post #25 of 41
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I have never heard more epic BS than that. ROFL

I agree!!! Build is make good money off you.....
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Maybe you should just pay one of us (or all of us) and we'll hammer together a build for you. rolleyes.gif
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Maybe you should just pay one of us (or all of us) and we'll hammer together a build for you. rolleyes.gif

and he would save money this is for sure....
post #28 of 41
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and he would save money this is for sure....

If i fly my rig to the US for you guys to handle my watercooling setup, how much do you think the exact same setup will cost?

The total cost for this watercooling setup cost me exactly USD3257.17 - Inclusive parts and services warranty of 1 year.

Taking into account shipping cost and tax/duties (7% if import exceed SGD400.00) imposed by my government - i still think i have been rip off quite a fair bit.
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post #29 of 41
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Originally Posted by overclockerz View Post

If i fly my rig to the US for you guys to handle my watercooling setup, how much do you think the exact same setup will cost?

The total cost for this watercooling setup cost me exactly USD3257.17 - Inclusive parts and services warranty of 1 year.

Taking into account shipping cost and tax/duties (7% if import exceed SGD400.00) imposed by my government - i still think i have been rip off quite a fair bit.
Hold on ... Didn't realize you are in SG. Who's your builder? Because i charge way less for building somebody's rig tongue.gif
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post #30 of 41
In the US it would have cost you about half that... well maybe not that case is pretty expensive. and those rads are 300 dollars each.. but i still think a lot less but would have to figure up the cost same as you can do by visiting the web sites..

Newegg for computer parts
PPC for water cooling parts
Case Labs for cases

you know exactly what you are getting.....
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