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Definitely go for the heatercore, it's got much better aerodynamic qualities than the BIX.
would you like to explain this?


the BIX has a full-copper core, so theres better heat conduction/dissipation from the water than you would have with a copper-aluminum core like a heatercore has

plus the HC takes modding to make it fit and all, and looks sorta janky IMO

just my view on it tho
    
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would you like to explain this?


the BIX has a full-copper core, so theres better heat conduction/dissipation from the water than you would have with a copper-aluminum core like a heatercore has

plus the HC takes modding to make it fit and all, and looks sorta janky IMO

just my view on it tho
should I change to the BIX II or keep the heatercore?
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i would personally go with the BIX II - looks nicer, easier to install, and they're pretty inexpensive now
    
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well nice looking yes inexpensive I don't really know 80-90€uro hmmm 94€ for BIX II and BIXIII 98€ is it a big difference in them ? preformance wice?
post #15 of 25
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Originally Posted by CrimsonMango
would you like to explain this?


the BIX has a full-copper core, so theres better heat conduction/dissipation from the water than you would have with a copper-aluminum core like a heatercore has

plus the HC takes modding to make it fit and all, and looks sorta janky IMO

just my view on it tho
Heatercores are also copper. Heatercores aren't painted, and we know that paint takes up space, limiting airflow. Also, they are not hard at all to set up, if you know what you're doing. There's a guide by Transonic on how to make a shroud for it. Heatercores are not bad looking if you don't mind masking off the fin area, and spraypainting the rest with some high-gloss paint, choose your color. Anyway, I'd still go for the heatercore.
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post #16 of 25
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okay so wich one should I get 40€uros dual heatercore or 94€ euros BIX II
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Heatercore! It will give you equal if not better performance than the BIX2.
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post #18 of 25
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okay so I wont change my order so if I just buy I black spray paint and paint it I will basicly have a BIX II
post #19 of 25
Yes! Also, the radiator pipes that you connect the tubing to are a bit on the large side, so you're going to need to stretch whatever tubing you want over it. I suggest putting the tubing to stretch into a pot of boiling water, then try to stretch it over, that's what I did.
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well I just hope it here before christmas so that I have something to do and btw thx for the tip on how to strech the tubing
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