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Which rad should i get, I will have one 6970 oc'd running boinc 24/7 for the time being. I am going to upgrade to 4 6970s over the summer, all will be running Boinc 24/7. I ordered 6 D12SL-12 yate loons to hold me over until i get some GT AP-15, I can't find them in stock any where.
I already ordered a MCP-655b

The 6 yates will be in push/pull. And yes I know the rads are 4x120mm, I figure i wont need all fans until I add another 6970 to the loop.

So my question is, which rad will have the best performance with the above fans.
Edited by cechk01 - 4/4/11 at 2:10pm
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That's like comparing a Mercedes 4 door and a Porsche. They're meant for two opposite purposes, one is low noise, the other max cooling. Did you buy low speed fans already?
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Yes but i will be up grading to GT AP-15 once their in stock some where
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http://skinneelabs.com/triple-radiator-comparison-v2/

Yes, I know those are 360s, but the principle still applies.
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Yes but i will be up grading to GT AP-15 once their in stock some where
RX sweet spot is 1000rpm fans, and GTX is 3000rpm.
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If you plan to run the ap15s at 12v then the GTX will be a much better option. Gtx is better at anything over ~1600 rpm it seems.
 
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RX if you are running AP-15s
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Skinnee labs does note mention the GT's. does any one know the performance of the gt on either rad?
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RX if you are running AP-15s
Did no one look at the tests? the GTX can dissipate over 1kw with ~1800 rpm fans while the RX can only dissipate 850...
 
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ap-15 = 1850rpm correct? = GTX As Fat Italian Stallion said I believe
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