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Which rad should I get, the XSPC RX 360, http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=25389

or the EK Coolstream RAD XT http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=26777.

It may be cool to go with the EK because I have an EK waterblock, res, and a 580 backplate, but to be honest keeping it all the same doesn't matter at all to me.

Also, I've never ordered from performance pc before, are they any good? Sidewinder is all out and I haven't had the greatest experience with frozen cpu.
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Xspc.
Edited by DorkSterr - 2/26/11 at 2:09pm
     
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Not sure, nobody has tested the newer revision EK. The only tests of the EK were the original and supposedly they have made some core changes since then.
    
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Probably the rx, depending on fans.

EK's build quality is better. XSPC is known to have a ton of stuff left inside the rad
    
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post #5 of 20
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kick View Post
Probably the rx, depending on fans.

EK's build quality is better. XSPC is known to have a ton of stuff left inside the rad
Yeah I should have mentioned the fans. I have Scythe Gentle Typhoons AP-15.
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post #6 of 20
Pick whatever you want, I have 2x EK 360 rads and when I flushed them.. there was nothing inside rofl.. I guess EK quality is nice and they are doing more than fine with 1450 GT's (push pull) I am even running them at 700 RPM
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xspc

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post #8 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Martinm210 View Post
Not sure, nobody has tested the newer revision EK.
Any plans to test these in the near future?
 
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I just bought the EK rad and i couldnt be more happy with it, not meant to be as good performer as the XSPC, however here in the uk its 35 quid cheaper!
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mdatmo View Post
Any plans to test these in the near future?
Not any time soon, I'm still playing with pumps for a while. I might swing over to rads in a couple of months, but not soon. Skinnee has been playing with rads though, but I'm not sure what he's got lined out.
    
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