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I have the Swiftech H20 120 Premium kit installed right now and in a few days I'm getting a Black Ice GTS 360 XFlow radiator. I'm wondering if I should keep my old radiator in the loop, the Swiftech MCR120. Will it help or hurt more keeping that in the loop when I add the new radiator?
    
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I'd just leave it out, it would just be more restriction and you probably wont need it anyway...
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Ok thanks, that's what I wanted to know, now on to figuring out how im going to mount the new rad
    
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yeah just stick with one, plus with multiple that will equal more fans, more power draw, and overall temps won't vary enough... and where would you mount them both?
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The MCR120 is hanging off the back of the computer and the XFlow I am going to mount on the top, but that's going to take some case modding
    
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Originally Posted by gamer_013 View Post
The MCR120 is hanging off the back of the computer and the XFlow I am going to mount on the top, but that's going to take some case modding


If you already have a rad-box just use that in between the top of the case and the rad....Apollo here did his like that and it came out pretty good....
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Yeah i can use that, but im going to have to make a hole on top of the case for tubing and maybe rearrange my cd drives/reservoir to make room for it.

I wish I had a camera, kinda hard to explain some things...
    
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