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I am curious if anyone has tested an H80 or similar AiO unit with a double with radiator and how it will perform with only a single fan set?
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What do you mean by double width? Do you mean replacing the H80 rad with a thick 120 or a 240?
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The H80, 920 and Water 2.0 Pro all use a double width radiator compared to their less expensive offerings. These all come stock with a dual fan setup. I am wondering is anyone has ever tried using them single fan and what the results where.
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www.overclock.net/t/1312762/closed-loop-wc-mod-thread-h50-pump-and-or-thermaltake-water-2-0-performer-blocks

Do you mean this? You can mod the aio coolers with a new rad without a res, its a tad difficult but definitely doable.

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Mopar is just asking if you can effectively use a thick 120 AIO radiator with a single fan instead of push/pull.

OP: The answer is yes, but you might need to buy a better fan than what comes with the unit. And expect a slight drop in performance after losing the second fan. But it is doable.
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Mopar is just asking if you can effectively use a thick 120 AIO radiator with a single fan instead of push/pull.

OP: The answer is yes, but you might need to buy a better fan than what comes with the unit. And expect a slight drop in performance after losing the second fan. But it is doable.

Thank you, I thought I saws somewhere that a person had done it using a Noctua and got better numbers than a thin radiator just not as good ad a double normally does. I am looking at putting an i7 4770K in my Node case and have been debating if the single depth radiation with fan was enough.
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I would choose a thick rad with one fan over a thin rad with push/pull.
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