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rx240 vs rs240

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which one performs better? i own both, and did a little testing. honestly i saw no difference. is this possible? so many people told me "the rx240 is the best rad ever!!!".

my test conditions were far from perfect, but i would have though i would have seen some kind of decrease in temps. i dunno, maybe i screwed up.

thing is, the rs240 i can mount internally (bairly) and the rx240 is too big to mount internally so it has to go outside the case.

and if there is no temp differences i might just stick with the rs240 so i can keep my rig looking clean.

what do you guys think?
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rx is a better radiator. It is thicker with similar fpi and thus it can dissipate more heat. rs is an entry level rad. You're not dumping enough heat into the loop to see a difference
 
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Originally Posted by fat_italian_stallion View Post
rx is a better radiator. It is thicker with similar fpi and thus it can dissipate more heat. rs is an entry level rad. You're not dumping enough heat into the loop to see a difference
This^^^

if you decide to add your gpu to the loop, stick w/ the RX or w/ both (I would stick w/ both)
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so you think it wont matter which rad i use for the time being? because its only 1 cpu i mean.
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post #5 of 7
yes
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so the rs240 kit is not enough for a cpu (pii955) and gpu(hd6870) ?????
excuse me for my off-topic question
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so the rs240 kit is not enough for a cpu (pii955) and gpu(hd6870) ?????
excuse me for my off-topic question
that will work, though the RX would benefit the deneb as they run a bit more hot than the new chips.
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