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Yeah, it's a common misconception that two radiators is too restrictive. Most radiators are actually very low restriction.

You can litterally string 20+ Thermochill PA120.3 radiator together in series and still not be as restrictive as some of the nozzled blocks.

If two works for your setup, do it. One double is less restrictive, but we talking small small restriction.

I wouldn't hesitat to run 3 or 4 radiators on the same loop as long as they are of the lower restriction types.
    
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What all are you going to have in your loop? Your always better off just running one rad if you have to buy them, just from the cost if nothing else, a 240 or 360 just doesn't cost much more then the 120..

I like the GTX, if you'll be running 50+cfm fans, under 50cfm the PA..360 GTX Beats PA.3 Using 47cfm YL Fans..If you have to run to smaller ones that PA.160 that was suggested would be great if you have the room for them....They are a single pass and have a barb on either end tank, that might make it easier for you running 2 in series....2 PA.160's would be more then enough for that quad...PA 160.1 with Shroud

I'd use some decent 120x38mm fans for their higher pressure, they scavenge air through the rad better...These are some nice medium cfm Pana, I'd go at least that size on any rad..86cfm Pana.
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Originally Posted by microman View Post
why is the only thing that comes to mind
Micromanhd, well it seems to work better as I did a little testing before putting the second in the loop.
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