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I'm planning on building the below mod. I need some help on what 240mm rad would be best. This is going to be a product used for all types of setups some I'm looking for a rad that can do high end without being to expensive for the low/middle end.

Thanks,

Ken

If you want to know what I'm doing, its in this thread.

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Curious, how much would you like to spend and what (approximate) thickness would the rad have to be?
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I would like the whole system to cost around 100 bucks, the only expensive thing being the rad. I would like the entire thing to be 5 inches (130mm) and under so something that can fit that bill with 25mm fans included.
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I would have to say the Black Ice GTS series. They ususally retail for around $50, but can be had a bit cheaper if you know where to look. A Bonneville heatercore would be cheaper, and much more DIY. The waterfall is a sweet idea too.
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I would like the whole system to cost around 100 bucks, the only expensive thing being the rad. I would like the entire thing to be 5 inches (130mm) and under so something that can fit that bill with 25mm fans included.
BIX 240 - $43

GTX 240 - $100

Those are pretty good, the GTX is expensive, but kind of fits in your budget lol.

CoolingWorks CoolRad 240 - Same width as a BIX, guessing it's probably the same design with a different name.
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I looked a round a bit and saw the stealth versions, are those good at all? Or would the BIX 240 metioned above be good enough?

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They have the same performance, but the stealth is thinner, and better suited for lower CFM fans.
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So if I'm looking to use 25mm Silenx's which one would perform better? The Stealth right? What kind of fan would you use on the BIX? That is quiet too.
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I would use a 38mm thick fan on the BIX, like a Panaflo M1. Personally I am still trying to decide whether I want to use a GTS or a GTX radiator in my build, but either way I am going to use the Panaflo fans. If you want to use the 25mm fans I would stick with the stealth rad, since it is optimized for low-airflow and will still perform well, unlike the BIX which will lose performance if used with low CFM fans.
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If I was to use high cfm fans on the stealth, would it help temps? Also based on my drawing and included height of 5in (130mm) what would be the best choice? Also keep in mind this is supposed to be for anything between a p4 and a q6600 in a cpu only loop.
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