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Ok, we'll start of with the fact that I already own a PA120.3 Rad. I bought a San-Ace fans that run at like 100+CFM right? I also own a radiator that excels w/ low cfm fans, so should I switch to the GTX 360, the only thing holding me back is that I have a MM U2-UFO built for the PA120.3 Spacing so what's the spacing difference between the 120.3 and the GTX 360, thanks.

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I would think they are pretty comparable at higher cfm, nothing worth changing the rad out for considering your case like mine is spaced for a 120.3......at lower cfm, the GTX360 will beat the PA120.3 with 47cfm Yate Loons. Ira is always posting the link for that, let me find it haha

Edit: Gir is right, depending on how much heat dump you have, it could be pretty even or the 360 could beat it by a few C......as far as the spacing, i have no clue
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Not sure about the spacing, but I'd say the GTX 360 will beat a PA 120.3 with those fans by probably 2-5C depending on how much heat is being dumped into the loop.
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spacing is different by 8mm. BI uses 15mm while Thermochill uses 23mm.
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I would think they are pretty comparable at higher cfm, nothing worth changing the rad out for considering your case like mine is spaced for a 120.3......at lower cfm, the GTX360 will beat the PA120.3 with 47cfm Yate Loons. Ira is always posting the link for that, let me find it haha

Edit: Gir is right, depending on how much heat dump you have, it could be pretty even or the 360 could beat it by a few C......as far as the spacing, i have no clue
not really, the higher the CFM, the greater the difference between the PA and GTX, in favor of the cheaper GTX.

however, the spacing on your case is quite troublesome... if it werent for that id tell you to sell the PA and get a GTX, but its not like the PA sucks heavily or anything, so you should just keep it i guess.
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yeah, hence its probably better to just keep it.
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