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I heard the GTX is for higher cfm fans, and my fans are only 68cfm. Not sure if they'll be good enough.

EDIT: How would the pa160 compare to the pa 120.2?
They work well from 47+ cfm and up.....Like this 240 GTX...240 GTX.The old BIX is the one that needs higher cfm fans...I'd still use fans this size on any rad for decent cooling...86cfm Pana

..360 GTX Beats PA.3 Using 47cfm YL Fans

..Martins HWlabs 480GTX Thermals

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..Part 1- 480 GTX-Temp's with and with-out shrouds

..Poll: Push or pull configuration for Radiators

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..How To: Build A Performance Shroud

The PA 160 is just about as good as the PA.2 from what I understand...
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post #12 of 62
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Well then, I would probably get a PA160 instead as it will be easier to put in.

EDIT: the black ice 240 GTX is cheaper than the thermochill. I think I'll go wit that then. Only problem is I can't find it in stock anywhere in Canada =/
Edited by tkl.hui - 6/23/08 at 10:11am
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The 160 is a nice rad, you can get it with a pre-made shroud to, I'd use one on it if you have the room...PA 160.1 with Shroud
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Which would you get if they were about the same price. The PA 160 or the BI GTX 240?
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Well I would go with the 240 GTX, the 160 is a good one to, I've always wanted one of those..The 240 would have little more surface area also, that always helps..
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Thank you very much. I you have been a great help. Very knowledgeable Now i just gotta wait for my first paycheck and I'm good to go
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Hey its NP...Give us some pic's of it when you get it going,if you can, we like pic's...
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Pics wud mean i need to buy a new camera unless i use my cell phone which would also suck Maybe i can borrow one
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Okay, i just realized that 2 black ice GTX 120 rads is the same price as one Black Ice GTX 240. So what I'm wondering is will the performance be pretty much the same? Having 2 120 rads would be a lot easier to fit inside my case
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Okay, i just realized that 2 black ice GTX 120 rads is the same price as one Black Ice GTX 240. So what I'm wondering is will the performance be pretty much the same? Having 2 120 rads would be a lot easier to fit inside my case
You would have a little more restriction like that, but I don't think its enough to worry about...If you can get a 240 in it I would, if not just go with the 2-120's, they will cool about as well as 1-240, same surface area...If its a lot of hassle to get a 240 in it I'd go with the 2-120's and not worry about it......

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