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Hey guys, I just got my rads in today for my upcoming water cooling build, and one of the rx240's I bought does not fit in the top of my case like I wanted it to. To the for sale section it will go...

I was wondering, what is the best performing low profile 240mm rad that will work nicely with some gentle typhoon 1450rpm models? I was looking at getting the rs240 from xspc, but are there any better performers?
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I have heard pretty good things about the 'stealth' rads that black I've makes. I think performance Pcs sells them if you want to look into them.
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Sorry I'm on my phone that was supposed to say black ice not black I've. Sorry for double post
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are you running push/pull?
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are you running push/pull?
No, just pull, but I *might* add fans for push pull in the future.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Behemoth777 View Post
No, just pull, but I *might* add fans for push pull in the future.
What do you mean it doesn't fit right?

I've been looking at the XSPC kits for my CM 690 II, and was planning on using it with the rad on top.
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Originally Posted by Behemoth777 View Post
No, just pull, but I *might* add fans for push pull in the future.
BI Stealth, Pro III,

XSPC RS240

EK XT-240

Swiftech MCR220

low profile rads.
post #8 of 21
put it on the bottom
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What do you mean it doesn't fit right?

I've been looking at the XSPC kits for my CM 690 II, and was planning on using it with the rad on top.
The rx240 is just too thick to fit up on top. It runs into the memory/vrm heatsinks. The rs240, which comes in the rs240 rasa kit, would fit pretty well I would imagine, as it is only 1.37in. thick, and on my motherboard at least, would not run into anything. The rs240 is much thinner than the rx240, which comes in at a hefty ~2.7in. thick.
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BI Stealth, Pro III,

XSPC RS240

EK XT-240

Swiftech MCR220

low profile rads.
Any guess on which performs the best with 1450rpm gentle typhoons in pull?

Quote:
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put it on the bottom
I'm doing a dual rad internal loop, so I already have one rx240 in the bottom. The second just wouldn't fit in the top though..
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