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Right now I have an RS240 kit on my loop, and I'm thinking of buying an XSPC 460 water block and an RX 120 Rad. The thing is, I'm not sure if I should stick to with my RS240 on my CPU and put the RX120 on my GPU or switch 'em.

On a side note, compression fittings, are they worth it?

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I would personally get the RS240, unless you have hard drive space restrictions which limit you from removing the HDD cage on the 692..

The RX120 isn't that bad of a choice, but where are you going to put it? I smell space restrictions with putting an RS240 next to an RX120 on the back of that case...
 
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This might give you some insight. This setup is pulling dirty air through the rad though, just an fyi.

http://www.overclock.net/water-cooli...h50-rx120.html
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i know my setup is differt but im cooling a i7+5970+5870 on a rx360 and rx240 and the gpus dont pass 40c and their both clocked high. for a little 460 you probly could get away with a rx120 or a rs240 and be fine.
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The things is I have the 240 already, and I am getting the RX 120. I already removed the HDD cage on my case but the things is that there isn't really enough space to make a push/pull on the top of my case with the rs 240. I have it set to just pull at the moment.

This is my PC in the pic so you can see what I'm working with.
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you will be fine the rx120 is thicker so it will be on par with a rs240 thats thinner.
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see sig rig. im putting a oc'ed phenom x6 and a gtx 580 through my rs240 with stock kit fans. i get 60degrees on ibt and 65 degrees on my gtx580 while running furmark.
the rad gets hot to the touch, but 65 degrees is well under the thermal limit for my gtx580.

i think youll be fine with the extra 120rad
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see sig rig. im putting a oc'ed phenom x6 and a gtx 580 through my rs240 with stock kit fans. i get 60degrees on ibt and 65 degrees on my gtx580 while running furmark.
the rad gets hot to the touch, but 65 degrees is well under the thermal limit for my gtx580.

i think youll be fine with the extra 120rad
Did you overclock it? If you did, how much performance did you get out of it?
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Did you overclock it? If you did, how much performance did you get out of it?
i can oc the gtx 580 to 963MHz core, but there isnt a point unless im benching. all games run fluidly on max settings at 1080p resolutions.

at the moment its stock.
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i can oc the gtx 580 to 963MHz core, but there isnt a point unless im benching. all games run fluidly on max settings at 1080p resolutions.

at the moment its stock.
And you have only 1 rad for both your CPU and GPU, correct?
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