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I just watered my second GTX 670 4GB card, so I'm SLI now. After playing battlefield 3 for twenty minutes, my temps reached 52/54 and increased ever slightly but not beyond 55ish.


I'm using the EX360 Triple Fan Radiator w/ Three Corsair SP 120 Quiet Edition Fan.

I know that temp isn't terrible but is there a better radiator to help pull the heat?

Edit: sorry wrong fans originally posted.
Edited by ACallander - 7/2/13 at 10:54pm
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Well that totally depends on your case. There are thicker rads like the Alphacool monsta or UT60 that would have more surface area, but they may not fit in your case. Depending on this, I would recommend adding another 240mm radiator instead of upgrading the 360
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I just watered my second GTX 670 4GB card, so I'm SLI now. After playing battlefield 3 for twenty minutes, my temps reached 52/54 and increased ever slightly but not beyond 55ish.


I'm using the EX360 Triple Fan Radiator w/ Three Corsair AF120 Quiet Edition Fan.

I know that temp isn't terrible but is there a better radiator to help pull the heat?

It's your fans, the EX series rads need more fan than the AF120 Quiet.
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It's your fans, the EX series rads need more fan than the AF120 Quiet.

I disagree. An overclocked (I'm assuming) processor and 2 graphics cards output a lot of heat. I find it surprising his temps are even that good. I think more surface area is the answer here.

Although, SP120's would be better it's true
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post #5 of 7
time for an second radiator, as been said it depends from your cause.
i run 2 670s 2gb, i5 3570 @ 4,4, ram, mb.
rads are 360 45 thickness on top and a 480 on the bottom in my ld v8 and got nice decent temps.
i prefer noisblocker e-loops over all the other fans out there.
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I disagree. An overclocked (I'm assuming) processor and 2 graphics cards output a lot of heat. I find it surprising his temps are even that good. I think more surface area is the answer here.

Although, SP120's would be better it's true

The EX360 has the same cooling ability as the RX360, but the EX is a thin rad with a much higher fpi. Even double that when you take in account the fin design. Slow fans don't work well with the EX rads, they work much better with higher speed fans. I've seen many people use a 120.3 rad for 3 component.
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