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Ok I was going to go for a H100i or a H220 AIO cooler... But where's the fun in that!!! biggrin.gif

so here I have a list of stuff I would like to get... Can you see anything I might of missed...?

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I got Extra barbs and tube for when I get a cold plate for the GPU....

I will be getting some Noctua 14" fans for the Radiator to match what I have all ready...

and some liquid o put in it too..I haven't forgotten.smile.gif

Thanks...

Also I should say I am going to put all this in a Corsair 550D that should be here in 2 weeks.
Edited by Robbieboy - 6/17/13 at 2:16pm
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Wow 30FPI for a rad is really thick. Even with Noctua fans it will be very loud.

 

BTW you are wrong you are never done with OC.

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Wow 30FPI for a rad is really thick. Even with Noctua fans it will be very loud.

BTW you are wrong you are never done with OC.

smile.gif Ok i'm done Overclocking till I get this done... then I will go a bit higher....rolleyes.gif
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If you call a 30 mm radiator thick I wonder what you would call an Alphacool Monsta rad smile.gif
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If you call a 30 mm radiator thick I wonder what you would call an Alphacool Monsta rad smile.gif
30fpi, not 30mm. In other words, it has a very dense fin array and thus is very restrictive to air. Those super thick rads like the monsta usually have incredibly low FPI, in the ballpark of 7. Even my Black Ice GTX is "only" 20 and that is already considered by many to be too dense for "normal" use.
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Yes, it is dense, not thick. At least to me they are not synonyms.
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So are you saying the Rad is too much...?

I need one with a lower FPI...?
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So are you saying the Rad is too much...?

I need one with a lower FPI...?

High FPI allows for a higher maximum performance potential, but also produces more noise at any given fan speed, and requires significantly more static pressure to yield good results.

Low FPI allows for good performance with slower low pressure fans, and do not cause as much noise.

If you don't mind your computer being very loud, and you have some nice powerful fans, high FPI is good. Otherwise, you want a low FPI.

30 is VERY high, so you will need VERY high pressure (and thus loud) fans for it to be worth using.

Those are the simple facts. It is up to you to choose your preference.
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post #9 of 9

Sorry for the confusion. I should have said dense.

If you have the space go for a 60mm rad with low FPI like 7.

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