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post #11 of 20
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Originally Posted by s002wjh View Post

ok thanks, regarding noise, I'm look at something comparable to whisper. I did read the review before and it seem EK xe, and hardwarelab are overall better, didn't know about EK leak issues.

If you are looking for extreme quiet, it is really hard to beat an HWL SR-2 or Nemesis GTS, with Nidec GTs or eLoops in push. Push tends to have less odd noise artifacts than pull, and eLoops are dreadful in pull.
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Originally Posted by ciarlatano View Post

If you are looking for extreme quiet, it is really hard to beat an HWL SR-2 or Nemesis GTS, with Nidec GTs or eLoops in push. Push tends to have less odd noise artifacts than pull, and eLoops are dreadful in pull.

I heard eloop has issue with pull config, but never heard GT has issue with pull??
post #13 of 20
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I heard eloop has issue with pull config, but never heard GT has issue with pull??

I didn't mean to say that GTs have an issue in pull, really just the eLoops. However, the sound of GTs (or any fan) in pull tends to be a bit more invasive, though not necessarily louder. That is somewhat subjective, though.
post #14 of 20
It depends on how u like it thick or thin. Its all about how it fit inside. Just make sure to plug all the holes once it is in. Because you don't want anything coming out if it is loose.

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http://www.overclock.net/t/1190800/bundymania-user-review-triple-radiator-360-roundup-16-rads-tested




Bottom line, thicker rads with more fins get less airflow, therefore can cool less well.

Always fit more or bigger rads if you can, but if you can't try to go push / pull
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It depends on how u like it thick or thin. Its all about how it fit inside. Just make sure to plug all the holes once it is in. Because you don't want anything coming out if it is loose.

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post #18 of 20
wow, this topic hit every nail I wanted to ask except one.

Which is better Push or Pull? using a regular 360mm radiator?

I'm getting a Mercury S8, with lots of Ventilation, but even so, I've been pondering which air flow will work better.

Like setup the fans to Push air through the Rads from Front of the case to the Rear of the case.

or setup the fans to Pull air through the Rads from the Front to the Rear

Then also Push vs. Pull air through the Rads from the Bottom to the Top, or Top to Bottom.
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post #19 of 20
Not a whole lot of difference between push and pull. Actually the advantage varies for one brand/type rad to another.
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post #20 of 20
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Not a whole lot of difference between push and pull. Actually the advantage varies for one brand/type rad to another.

As well as fan types.
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