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Are gentle tyhpoons good rad fans? I can get a could of them quite cheap from a friend.
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I ran my QX6700 @ 1.41V 100% load upper 60s on a single RX120. That thing runs hotter than my i7 at 4.0 and it ran it just fine.
If you're okay with upper 60s temps, sure. Most people are looking for ideal temperatures, and you're not going to get them overclocking your cpu and gpu on a 240 rad. The few people that say "I just want decent temps and I'm not overclocking" are the people that should stick with a single 240 rad.
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post #23 of 32
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Are gentle tyhpoons good rad fans? I can get a could of them quite cheap from a friend.
Gentle typhoons are great for rads I would love to have some hehe.

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If you're okay with upper 60s temps, sure. Most people are looking for ideal temperatures, and you're not going to get them overclocking your cpu and gpu on a 240 rad. The few people that say "I just want decent temps and I'm not overclocking" are the people that should stick with a single 240 rad.
If only you knew how hot that thing ran
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Thanks for all the help! Also do you think compression fittings are worth the extra cost? They seem more secure than barbs... is there any reality to this?
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If only you knew how hot that thing ran
It obviously ran hot, and you obviously didn't get ideal temperatures. You were obviously okay with that, so I'm not seeing your point.
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Thanks for all the help! Also do you think compression fittings are worth the extra cost? They seem more secure than barbs... is there any reality to this?
I prefer barbs without clamps but compressions look better to some people.

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It obviously ran hot, and you obviously didn't get ideal temperatures. You were obviously okay with that, so I'm not seeing your point.
The highest I could ever get that stable but 3.52Ghz and it was to hot for even a 240 + 120 to really handle at 100%. It was running prime95 at like 75c which is way out of my comfort zone on that chip. Ambient was around 22c
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The highest I could ever get that stable but 3.52Ghz and it was to hot for even a 240 + 120 to really handle at 100%. It was running prime95 at like 75c which is way out of my comfort zone on that chip.
This statement only serves to reinforce my point.
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This statement only serves to reinforce my point.
Well true I did sort of get started talking about my chip more than anything lol.
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So are compression fittings no more leak resistant?
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So are compression fittings no more leak resistant?
Barbs with clamps are the most secure. Compression Fittings require very attentive and careful installation or you WILL have a leak. They do look pimp juice though.
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