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Apogee GT or XT?

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I currently have the GT but have been interested of late in the XT. I especially like the XT's back plate as it (to me at least) seems more secure than the GT's which is only held there by the holddown plate screws (and some adhesive).

Anyway, I currently have for a pump/res the XSPC X20 750 and for a rad I have the GTX 360. My loop (for now) is only my CPU.

Thoughts?
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The difference would be 2-3c wouldn't waste my money.

If you just want a new block, then ok whatever buy it.
post #3 of 7
stick with hat you have, and add your gpu to the loop.
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Assuming you have kept your current block clean and such, I don't think you will see more than a few degrees difference by upgrading the block realistically, depends how much those few degrees are worth to you.


Swiftech say the XT gets 3oC under the GTZ....
    
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...Dude, the GT is ridiculously old. I would go ahead and pick up a newer block, but not the XT, due to the quality control issues.
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...Dude, the GT is ridiculously old. I would go ahead and pick up a newer block, but not the XT, due to the quality control issues.
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There's EK HF blocks, there's AquaCooling Cuplex blocks that cool slightly better with the optional o-ring, there's the XSPC Rasa block, as well as the Apogee XT...all these are are within a *C or two of each other.
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