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Rad swap worth it? Swiftech to XSPC RX360

post #1 of 10
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Hi,

I have the option to swap my swiftech mcr360 rad with a XSPC RX360 as mine will fit a case the XSPC will not.

Is this worth swapping for?

http://www.xspc.biz/rx360.php
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post #2 of 10
I can actually re-use an answer from another thread here:

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Originally Posted by Chunky_Chimp View Post
Very little real world difference, if any, both in quality and performance. Both are made by Magicool, if that has any bearing to you. Speaking of that, if you stay with low-speed fans, as in, sub-1000RPM range, the Magicool Slim Elegant is actually better than any of those.
To append that, the XSPC is very slightly better above 1000RPM.
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post #3 of 10
Here is the mcr320 review.

Here is the rx360 review.

The rx360 would be an upgrade for sure and worth the simple swap.
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post #4 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by PulkPull View Post
Here is the mcr320 review.

Here is the rx360 review.

The rx360 would be an upgrade for sure and worth the simple swap.
Oh no you didn't.

Someone just went toe to toe with Chunky! Can't wait to see how this turns out!

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post #6 of 10
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Cheers for the info guys
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post #7 of 10
Quote:
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Oh no you didn't.

Someone just went toe to toe with Chunky! Can't wait to see how this turns out!
Lawl. I don't think he was actually talking to me.
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post #8 of 10
If you tell me what your CPU and GPU overclocks are and what fans you're using I can do a rough calculation on what the temperature difference between the two radiators would be.
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post #9 of 10
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I did swap rads, there seems to be about a 3°C drop going from the swiftech to the XSPC. The XSPC rad seems to let a lot more air through, I think with better fans there would be less difference.
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Every degree counts.

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