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What will seriously outperform a H240-X

I have one currently and its seems to not perform very well cooling an old i5-760 @ 4g

upgrading to my i7-5820k/RVE build and want to make sure it can run it fine if not what to get?

money is no issue but time is so I cannot go custom kit
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That kit is in the top tear.

Mounting/application method may be an issue here.

Wait till you get your new CPU and incorporate good mounting procedures and re-evaluate at that time.
 
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problem is when i redo the build if i dont replace case or cooler i wont be able to run proper fans

the back 4 screw holds holding the rad dont line up with the case so i can only have 4 screws holding front fan in
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post #4 of 10
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Originally Posted by dVeLoPe View Post

problem is when i redo the build if i dont replace case or cooler i wont be able to run proper fans

the back 4 screw holds holding the rad dont line up with the case so i can only have 4 screws holding front fan in

The H240-X uses the current standard 140mm mounting pattern. Older cases may have issues, 90% of new cases line up perfectly.

And as far as an H240-X killer.....there isn't one. You might get a couple of degrees better with an H320-X2 Prestige, but that is it. The only real step up is custom.
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part of me wants to use the h240x to cool my graphics cards and get a 320 for the cpu but then im left with a unused apogee or w.e comes with the h240x
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Money is no issue but time is.. A custom loop doesn't take that much time..
You don't have 2 spare hours to set up a custom loop? rolleyes.gif
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post #7 of 10
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What will seriously outperform a H240-X

I have one currently and its seems to not perform very well cooling an old i5-760 @ 4g

upgrading to my i7-5820k/RVE build and want to make sure it can run it fine if not what to get?

money is no issue but time is so I cannot go custom kit

Buy another 240 or 360 rad like the alphacool st30 and the temps should be very good
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post #8 of 10
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Originally Posted by dVeLoPe View Post

part of me wants to use the h240x to cool my graphics cards and get a 320 for the cpu but then im left with a unused apogee or w.e comes with the h240x

If you're planning to add a gpu block anyway, why not just add a 360mm radiator too, the H240-X's pump is plenty powerfull, its a DDC afterall not some puny CLC pump.

Adding another AIO would be a huge waste of money.
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Originally Posted by Gilles3000 View Post

If you're planning to add a gpu block anyway, why not just add a 360mm radiator too, the H240-X's pump is plenty powerfull, its a DDC afterall not some puny CLC pump.

Adding another AIO would be a huge waste of money.

This. The pump on the H240-X will handle two added GPU and radiator with no issue. But, do yourself a favor and add a reservoir. It will make filling and bleeding much easier.
post #10 of 10
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I did not want to go custom for fear of leaks and what not but that is an option aswell..

so i would need GPU blocks, fittings, tubing, a 320 rad for cpu, and a resivour that it or anything else?
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