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I have XSPC EX240 + TFC X-Changer 360 w/10x GT-15. I run the fan ~ 7v which is about 900-1000 RPM. When i game for example Metro LL even with the GPUs not hitting 100% Load my GPUs peak ~ 58-60C. When i check the RAD they are very hot. I though they would be enough.
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By the looks of your system and rad setup, I would say this definitely should be enough radiator space. What temperatures are you looking to achieve? The biggest improvement may be to increase the fan RPM using a fan controller. This way you can increase the fan speed during gaming sessions, which if you wear headphones will make it unnoticeable for the most part.
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If you increase the speed of the fans to 12V does the water temperature drop? If so you could use more radiators.
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Originally Posted by lowfat View Post

If you increase the speed of the fans to 12V does the water temperature drop? If so you could use more radiators.

It drops like 5C.
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That's a significant drop, can mean the difference between throttling on a CPU/GPU
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