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I'm thinking about upgrading from my current rad (MCR 320) to either a GTX 360 or RX 360. Which would be better using 6 AP-14s in push/pull? Ideally I'd use AP-15s instead, but God alone knows when they'll be widely available again.
    
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In that range the XSPC RX360 will be better by a very small margin, to be honest go with the cheapest (which would be the RX anyways tongue.gif)
    
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Go with the RX, The GTX likes higher rpm fans if i remember right.
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Originally Posted by mastical;12909449 
Go with the RX, The GTX likes higher rpm fans if i remember right.

^^^this. I remember reading about it on ocn not that long ago. With AP-14's the RX would definitely be the better choice.
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HWLabs GTX 360 Review

XSPC RX360 Review

At a 10C delta with 1400RPM fans the GTX 360 can dissipate ~485W of heat.

The RX 360 at the same settings can dissipate ~475W

So it's really a toss up, but if you do decide to get faster fans the HWLabs one will perform better.
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Originally Posted by sch010;12909190 
I'm thinking about upgrading from my current rad (MCR 320) to either a GTX 360 or RX 360. Which would be better using 6 AP-14s in push/pull? Ideally I'd use AP-15s instead, but God alone knows when they'll be widely available again.

The GTXtreme series of rad is good for high speed fans.
The build quality on the HWLabs SR-1 rads is wonderful.
-would be best for your fans. or the RX
Edited by Triangle - 3/28/11 at 8:17pm
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Those are two rather opposed radiators to choose from.
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RX360 is best for those fans, GTX360 if u have high rpm fans
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Thanks guys, rep'd. I'll probably go with the RX. Wish somebody would have AP-15s at a "decent" price (even though $15/fan for an AP-14 still feels like highway robbery to me).
    
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Originally Posted by sch010;12917334 
Thanks guys, rep'd. I'll probably go with the RX. Wish somebody would have AP-15s at a "decent" price (even though $15/fan for an AP-14 still feels like highway robbery to me).

Check the fan roundup #5, in the stickies. There are a few good alternatives, with F12s being my favorite for perf vs price.
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