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So my current system is in a 800d case all info is below in my profile i have 2 swifttech's 220 stacked and i also have a thermochill 480 im not useing im wondering would i be getting better temps if i just used the single 480 rad my water temp is 32c max on full load with the 220's

things being cooled
intel 980
ati 5970

what do you guys think

thermochill 480
or
stacked swiftec 220's

both rads will be push pull

also how much better would the 480 be in temp if it is better?
    
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Don't use the stacked ones. They will not dispence the heat as well as normal radiators.
A thermochill 480 is a much better option.
You will most likely get a few degrees lower, depends on what fans you are using.
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Don't use the stacked ones. They will not dispence the heat as well as normal radiators.
A thermochill 480 is a much better option.
You will most likely get a few degrees lower, depends on what fans you are using.

Agreed
Combine that 480 with 8 Gentle Typhoons in push pull and you will have much better temps.
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Seconded that. If you can find them, the 1850rpm gentle typhoons would be best.

edit - Here they are.
Edited by PulkPull - 1/17/11 at 6:34am
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Stacked radiators are horrible. They offer about the same performance as a single 240mm radiator. Thus, if you upgraded to a 480 radiator you'd be doubling your radiator size and halving your water-air delta.
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Stacked radiators are horrible. They offer about the same performance as a single 240mm radiator. Thus, if you upgraded to a 480 radiator you'd be doubling your radiator size and halving your water-air delta.
Charlie, I just saw you avatar.
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thanks guys i already have those 1800 rpm gentle typhons sitting on the rad =D
    
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Seconded that. If you can find them, the 1850rpm gentle typhoons would be best.

edit - Here they are.
597 in stock?!!?! wow. frozencpu dont plan on running out anytime soon. thats the most i have ever seen them keep on overhead. normaly they will have around 30 or so at most.
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post #9 of 9
Id go with the thermochill. Thermochill PA series rads are pretty solid
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