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To conclude:

1) Silence over performance, but I do not want to sacrifice potential performance to make WCing this build pointless.. Goals, 4930K @ 4.8 using 1.4-1.45V. GTX780, not going to be overclocked, requires full silence ( Undervolted / PWM'd SP120 at 800RPM ) when CPU is under 25-40% load. SP120 quiets will be ran at full speed when not in silent mode.

2) Case, already bought, Corsair Air 540

3) Watercooling components, still working on that. D5 PWM would be quieter than 35X PWM, correct?

4) Fans, can entertain the suggestions of other PWM fans in a similar price range and performs equal or better than SP 120

5) To P/P, or not to P/P? There's no way I can P/P without using 30MM thick rads all around on the Air 540.

6) Current ideas are XT45 all around,in Push on SP120 drawing fresh air from outside the case, I will be running DemciFlex air filters. ( UT60 doesn't fit without small modding.. )

7) Fine with 10C delta with upwards of 15C Deltas under full load and fans in semi-silent ( overclocked CPU, overclocked GPU, running at 1000RPM ) ( Rarely occurs )
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http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/showthread.php?t=173028

Again I would say thin radiator and just push or pull. At least 1500RPM capable fans since if they are PWM they can be slowed down to be silent.

The recommendation for the SR-1 is dead on...

Looking to the above review no radiator truly out performs the SR-1 by any noticeable amount once you have a decent amount of fan speed.


According to http://martinsliquidlab.org/2012/04/14/360-radiator-shootout-summary/ at 1200RPM the UT60 dissipates a whopping 5% more heat watts than the SR-1... in other words not worth it!

So I'd recommend the RX360 if going thick or the SR-1 if going thin with the SR-1 being my primary recommendation.
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http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/showthread.php?t=173028

Again I would say thin radiator and just push or pull. At least 1500RPM capable fans since if they are PWM they can be slowed down to be silent.

The recommendation for the SR-1 is dead on...

Looking to the above review no radiator truly out performs the SR-1 by any noticeable amount once you have a decent amount of fan speed.


According to http://martinsliquidlab.org/2012/04/14/360-radiator-shootout-summary/ at 1200RPM the UT60 dissipates a whopping 5% more heat watts than the SR-1... in other words not worth it!

So I'd recommend the RX360 if going thick or the SR-1 if going thin with the SR-1 being my primary recommendation.


While I appreciate everyones suggestions and opinions, read the thread.

I cannot run P/P with anything larger than 30MM thick rads, so the SR-1 is out of the question. In fact with a 56MM thick rad, I may be pushing the limits of the Air 540, so I'm going with Alphacool XT45s. There are no plans to run fans greater than 1500RPM, period.
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Why with a thinner rad are you restricted from push pull?
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Whoops. Typo. Meant to say I can only safely run push pull with 30MM rads. Anything larger will most likely not work.
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