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Hey guys, I'm ordering the RX360 kit from dazmode.com What fans would you recommend that he sells?

I'm about to pull the trigger on the kit, as well as some silver kill coil and some dye.

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Hey guys, I'm ordering the RX360 kit from dazmode.com What fans would you recommend that he sells?

I'm about to pull the trigger on the kit, as well as some silver kill coil and some dye.

Jam3s
The fans that come with it are actually pretty good, but if you want to replace them, I would get one of the 120mm Yate Loons. They have everything from 1350 to 2400 RPM models, so choose based on what noise level you can tolerate.


Also, I would ditch the dye. It gunks up your waterblocks, reducing performance. Example
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The fans that come with it are actually pretty good, but if you want to replace them, I would get one of the 120mm Yate Loons:

http://www.dazmode.com/store/index.p...acturers_id=16

They have everything from 1350 to 2400 RPM models, so choose based on what noise level you can tolerate.


Also, I would ditch the dye. It gunks up your waterblocks, reducing performance. Example:

http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...led-water.html
Thanks charlie.

I bought the High Speed 2400 Yates (6 for push pull).

I like the dye because it's easy to spot leaks that way.

I don't use much, only enough to get it green

also, I bought silver kill coil.

Just about to pay. Does everything look good?
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I have 6 yates on my RX and Im happy with them.
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I have 6 yates on my RX and Im happy with them.
Awesome, Highs lows or mediums?
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Thanks charlie.

I bought the High Speed 2400 Yates (6 for push pull).

I like the dye because it's easy to spot leaks that way.

I don't use much, only enough to get it green

also, I bought silver kill coil.

Just about to pay. Does everything look good?
Yep, sounds good. The less dye you add the less gunk will end up in your blocks later on.

Make sure to pick up some distilled/deionized water from your local grocery store to finish this off.
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Yep, sounds good. The less dye you add the less gunk will end up in your blocks later on.

Make sure to pick up some distilled/deionized water from your local grocery store to finish this off.
yes sir.

Now charlie, i've seen people leak test with their hardware intact in their cases.

Why would people do this?

Shouldn't I leak test before I install any hardware?

I did it this way when I used to have watercooling. It was safer to me.

What do you think?
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6 med yates on my RX360 w/ some biohazard grills
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6 med yates on my RX360 w/ some biohazard grills
sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet

I went for the high speeds, will i need some ear plugs? lol
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get a fan controller, even the mediums are audible at 12v. for the high speed ones, look for a controller w/ knobs or variable setting options.
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