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post #11 of 31
The only single fan rad worth its salt id the PA160. Since it is usally more than a decent 240 (or 360), it usually isn't worth it.

http://www.thermochill.com/pa160.php
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post #12 of 31
I see zero reason not to try it I had an E6600 on a 120 rad at 3.8 with 1.55 vcore and it never broke 60c so at least try
    
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the im gonna have to buy 1/2inch barbs for it then if I should try it my house does get to like 65 in my house thn during winter I can stick the radiator outside my window
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post #14 of 31
For an E8400 only I think that may work. IIRC the E8400 is a 65W chip, figure 130 on a max OC, more likely 100W. Two decent fans in push/pull it may be okay.

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ok where does a 120mm radiator go on a CM 690?? lol
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post #16 of 31
I don't know where the rad would go, but they are right I'd sure at least try it first..Get some decent cfm 120x38mm fans and do a push-pull on the rad if you have the room...86cfm Pana.

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You can always hang your rad off the back of your case..Radbox ...I like my rad to be out in the cooler room ambients anyway...Or at least have it in the front of your case pulling room air through it first, it will warm up your case a little but if you have good air flow in the case it wont be that bad...
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post #17 of 31
Yea I didn't think about a thermochill 120mm...

I doubt a regular 120 would work very well, but a thermochill might be able to do the job with a low power chip like the E8400.
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^^^He was talking about a PA160, its as good as most 240 rads but expensive....PA 160.1 with Shroud
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post #19 of 31
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yeha I'm gonna try the 120mm rad when I get my new pc and then give uguys the update
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post #20 of 31
What kind of 120mm? If you're going for a thermochill 120, I would just go with a BIX 360 for that price.
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