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I'm adding another 5970 to my loop soon, it'll be accompanied by my 5970 already in my possession and a i7 920 @ 4.4GHz. I have a RX360 in push/pull at the moment and I figured I'm probably at the capabilities of my RX360, so, I wanted to add more rad, but without major modification I can only get a 120mm or 140mm rad in. I don't want a RX series rad because they just look silly as 120/140mm rad's.

So, what's the best thin 140 or 120mm radiator on the market? And/or will it even be worth adding it?

Thanks!

fr0st.
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Well I bought a Black Ice Pro 120mm and it mounts great upside down where the 140mm fan is in the back of the HAF 932 case.
See?
And I'm not saying by any means that the Black Ice Pro is the best,lol
Edited by AMOCO - 3/20/11 at 5:22am
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I've got one of these on the back:

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=9_510&products_id=15441

A 140 would actually fit over it, the 140mm holes are still showing.

Thanks for the input smile.gif
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Originally Posted by fr0st.;12799622 
I've got one of these on the back:

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=9_510&products_id=15441

A 140 would actually fit over it, the 140mm holes are still showing.

Thanks for the input smile.gif

Well my case came with a 140mm fan in the back,And i was thinking of getting a 140mm rad for that area when I was Buying.But I was afraid that the 140mm rad would not fit there.So.I bought a 120mm rad and it fit perfect in that back fan slot.
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Originally Posted by AMOCO;12799661 
Well my case came with a 140mm fan in the back,And i was thinking of getting a 140mm rad for that area when I was Buying.But I was afraid that the 140mm rad would not fit there.So.I bought a 120mm rad and it fit perfect in that back fan slot.

I think the 140 would be able to disperse more heat, however. I might just go with just the 360 as it is now. I'm in the middle of my final year so I'm not playing very many games and the main heat output is my 920. It's also going to be winter soon so temps might drop a bit.

Thanks for your input!

fr0st.

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Originally Posted by fr0st.;12799718 
I think the 140 would be able to disperse more heat, however. I might just go with just the 360 as it is now. I'm in the middle of my final year so I'm not playing very many games and the main heat output is my 920. It's also going to be winter soon so temps might drop a bit.

Thanks for your input!

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Oh,No doubt a 140mm rad would cool better than a 120mm rad.
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If the 140 rad fit go for the GTX140, but you need a powerful fan for it
I use a GTX120 and a 38mm(thick)fan - back of the case.
Edited by IOSEFINI - 3/20/11 at 7:50am
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