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the 120 thick rad with 1 fan i believe would be better because its covering more surface area. Imho your probably better just sticking with your rv01 if your just going to ruin the way it looks by mounting a huge radiator to the back and remember when you get your radiators to clean the gunk out of them with water.
If I keep the rv01, the rads are going in the same place as the rv03 , and I have to flush the rads before use?
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Should the single fan be doing push or pull?
Depends on the rad and fanspeed, but 99% of the time push is better
 
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If I keep the rv01, the rads are going in the same place as the rv03 , and I have to flush the rads before use?
There is some residue in the rad you have to flush out. Hot tap water should get it out.
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Depends on the rad and fanspeed, but 99% of the time push is better
Hey i was browsing around on performance pc and noticed they had
12mm fans for 120mm size, so i was wondering if i out two of these for push/pull http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=27033 will it be better then one ap15 as push and nothing as pull

what would be better?

Edit* this is for the 120rad that my cpu would run off
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post #75 of 84
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Hey i was browsing around on performance pc and noticed they had
12mm fans for 120mm size, so i was wondering if i out two of these for push/pull http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=27033 will it be better then one ap15 as push and nothing as pull

what would be better?

Edit* this is for the 120rad that my cpu would run off
Nope, that would be far worse than a single GentleTyphoon
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ok so im getting confused about these fan screw threads so correct me if im wrong but for the rads im getting have the thread is m4 right? so to mount my 25mm fan i need a 30mm m4 screw?

and also i am going to need 4-12 longer screws, like enough thread to screw threw 25mm fan and shroud then into the radiator which i am assuming will be 55mm m4? will i be able to get that at home depot, rona,etc? or do i have to go to a different site?

(im on performance pc)
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so im picking up one shroud which comes with 4 x M4 / 65mm Pan head Screws

So where can i get more m4 65mm screws i need 4-8screws
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No, it's 6-32.

EDIT: Wait, which radiator do you have again?
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No, it's 6-32.

EDIT: Wait, which radiator do you have again?
i have this http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=20984 and im getting a 120 version of it also

the shroud only comes with m3 and m4 screws
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All hardware labs radiators are tapped for M4 screws.
 
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