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http://swiftnets.com/Technical/Asses...erformance.pdf

In PDF Format, Swiftech compares many different types of single radiators, including the Thermochill 120mm rad, and the BI series of 120mm radiators. In that test, the BI Cross radiator (One inlet diagonal to another, i.e. Inlet in top-left and outlet in bottom-right) came out on top in flow rate and heat dissipated. Keep in mind that this was conducted with some radiators with 1/2 and other with 3/8" tubing. They do not conduct tests with any heatercores.
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Interesting and biased at the same time. I have yet to see a review with everything being tested at once. Here's another review that does BIX vs. HC vs. whatever. It's still not as complete as we'd like it to be though.
    
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Yeah, Swiftech's reviews need to be taken with a grain of salt, as their testing procedures have been rumored to be a bit biased. I'm not saying either way, but to advise caution.

Anyway, if I had the necessary testing equipment (flowrate meter, pressure meter, etc.) I would do a review including most common radiators if people would be willing to lend me their rads. However, most of the equipment is well outside my price range and therefore not feasable.
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Well of course Switech should be biased, they are trying to market their own product.
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