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post #1 of 14
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simple which rad is better
Black Ice GT stealth 240
http://www.jab-tech.com/Black-Ice-GT...k-pr-3417.html

or
Swiftech MCR-220 Radiator
http://www.jab-tech.com/Swiftech-MCR...k-pr-3199.html

or
XSPC RS240 BLACK
http://www.jab-tech.com/XSPC-RS240-B...r-pr-4203.html
the fans i will be using are thermaltake 94 cfm fans with a fan controller
help is much appreciated
Edited by solar0987 - 2/19/11 at 9:51am
post #2 of 14
i would go with swiftech because i have heard high quality reviews on their watercooling parts.
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post #3 of 14
The RS is the best of the 3 but they all kind of suck.
post #4 of 14
I have a swiftech 240 rad in the bottom of my case and it's a good one. The performance between any of those 3 is not much at all. I do have a Black Ice 360 rad in the top. Here is some performance marks on the 360's that might help.

http://skinneelabs.com/radiators/rad-bench-v1/
Edited by SlideRulz - 2/19/11 at 11:13am
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post #5 of 14
for high speed fans >1500, the first two, low speed <1500 the xspc.

Budget: xspc

quality/fit & finish: Swiftech or HW Labs (xspc trades a bit of quality to reduce the final price for you )

All three should perform very close
post #6 of 14
Swiftech seems to do a bit better than XSPC at any speed, with high speed fans Black Ice with it's high FPI will probably perform better than others.

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post #7 of 14
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Ty for all my responses very much appreciated
there all about even from the lab results so im going with the swiftech one since its the cheapest from newegg with free shipping ty again guys
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Like previously mentioned, performance really depends on what fans are compatible with each radiator.
    
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if you read the original post i will be using 94 cfm thermaltake fans with a fan controller the swiftech will work just fine either way
ty again for your responses
post #10 of 14
For much less the price of the RX you could get the Phobay G Changer 1.2 and it will perform just as well (highest tempreture difference 0.2 degrees at most)
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