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One last question.
I currently have a H70 in P/P with a pair of Scythe GT AP15's, I guess the 120mm rasa kit would be beaten by the H70, right? Which kit would outperform the h70?

THe 120 rasa kit should beat the H70 by a bit. I would go with the 360 or 240 rasa. This gives you room to expand to GPU cooling as well. As far as pump failures. A lot of Pumps have MTBF(mean time between failure) of 50,000 hours and most pumps will run forever.
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post #12 of 31
The RS120 kit will slightly outperform the H70, but the RS240 kit for $30 more is a much better deal. It comes with a 240 radiator (double the size) and a much better pump and these facts combined allow it to beat the H70 by a much larger margin (10+ C).
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post #13 of 31
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So either 240/360, Is the installation for these kits the same as a 120mm one? The guide I saw was for installing a 120mm.
Also, I have an NZXT Phantom case, Can I fit a 240/360 in it (without modding)?
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So either 240/360, Is the installation for these kits the same as a 120mm one? The guide I saw was for installing a 120mm.
Also, I have an NZXT Phantom case, Can I fit a 240/360 in it (without modding)?
The installation is all the same. It is no different from the 120mm guide. The only difference is you have a bigger radiator.

NZXT can only hold a 240mm rad without modding. You can though fit a 360mm outside. The rasa kits comes with a mounting bracket should you decide to fit it outside.
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The installation is all the same. It is no different from the 120mm guide. The only difference is you have a bigger radiator.

NZXT can only hold a 240mm rad without modding. You can though fit a 360mm outside. The rasa kits comes with a mounting bracket should you decide to fit it outside.
I rather have it inside the case, so a 240mm it is.
I guess it fits just below the top 200mm fans?
post #16 of 31
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So either 240/360, Is the installation for these kits the same as a 120mm one? The guide I saw was for installing a 120mm.
Also, I have an NZXT Phantom case, Can I fit a 240/360 in it (without modding)?
Its the same.
    
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H70 is a joke. Even the RASA RS120 outperforms it. If you can, it would be better to get 2 120mm fans instead of a single 200mm fan for the rad.
 
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The installation process is identical for the RS240 kit, except that the pump unit mounts in your 5.25" bays and the radiator is twice the size.
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post #19 of 31
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Originally Posted by Clairvoyant129 View Post
H70 is a joke. Even the RASA RS120 outperforms it. If you can, it would be better to get 2 120mm fans instead of a single 200mm fan for the rad.
I already have a H70 in PP with 2 AP15's, If I get a rasa kit I will just use the 2 AP15's, I guess they should be good enough.
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Pump failures, pretty uncommon and most the ones I have heard about you could see coming. (noise, heat, loop performance declines), to solve that most quality pumps provide a fan speed header 3pin connector which you can monitor pump rpm's with, many bios's allow for a setting that if that rpm = 0 the pc shuts down, otherwise third party software like CoreTemp may be used to shut down the pc if it gets beyond a user defined threshold.
I don't mean to Hi-jack the thread...but I have a 655 and I plugged the three pin into the mobo, and it doesn't read...Is there a specific plug on the mobo?
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