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Need to WC 500W of heat - which rad??

post #1 of 13
Thread Starter 
Hi,

I have a D5 Strong and a bunch of GT 1850 fans. I am looking for a 4x120mm rad to cool my dual GTX580 video cards using relatively low fan speed. I am not sure which rad I should get from the current offerings from XSPC, HWLabs, Feser, etc. Your help is appreciated smile.gif

Thanks.

e97
post #2 of 13
Xspc
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Thanks. You mean this one?
post #4 of 13
Yes. RX are the thicker rads tongue.gif they are better
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post #5 of 13
Here is a good calculator by Martin maybe it can help ya some

http://www.overclock.net/water-cooling/364459-several-new-radiator-estimator-spreadsheets.html

I like the RASA rads but HWlabs makes some nice rads as well.
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post #6 of 13
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Super! Thanks, Arksniper.

Looks like I am getting the XSPC RX480.
post #7 of 13
I run my 980x oc'e to 4.4ghz, motherboard and 2 480's off one fesser quad rad

shouldnt have any trouble with your 580's
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post #8 of 13
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Thanks, Satogd. XSPC or Feser, which one now? smile.gif
post #9 of 13
both are good if you get the xspc get the thicker of the 2

Dont forget to flush it before you put it in the loop
when I first got my fesser I was in a hurry and forgot about flushing
had to disassemble the whole loop and even take the cpu block apart and clean it
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post #10 of 13
Jab-Tec has a great deal on the fesser one atm

http://www.jab-tech.com/TFC-Fesser-c-328.html

You really cant beat that price for a good quality 480.
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