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does anyone have any idea where to buy some AP-15's
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They are sold out almost everywhere in the US. Your best bet is to stalk websites as much as you can to see if they get some in stock so you can nab em. Jab-Tech, Sidewinder, performacepc, aquatuning, newegg, tigerdirect etc should carry em.
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Did no one look at the tests? the GTX can dissipate over 1kw with ~1800 rpm fans while the RX can only dissipate 850...
You know, one would even want more than the AP15's speed wise...
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yup, if u get the gtx u shoud gey faster fans and a controler to take full advantage of set rad
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I am gathering that the xspc is better for said fans.
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I am gathering that the xspc is better for said fans.
The RX rads are low fpi, which have very high flow "thru" the rad, this means you can run low speed fans. The GTX has very high fpi, which means it's very dense. You'll need high static pressure and high speed fans to push air thru the dense rad. Pick your poison low noise or high cooling performance.
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I need low noise as it will be on 24/7 in my dorm room
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well i orderd the RX480 Thanks
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Good Choice. Though GTX is better after 1600RPM if you under-volt the fans with fan controller RX will perform better.
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This will help you pick the right radiator. Pick the speed of fan that you plan to use then look for the radiator with the shortest bar. In all honesty tho, it doesn't matter which rad you get. The difference will be negligible.



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You know, one would even want more than the AP15's speed wise...
agreed. 1800 rpms is where the GTX series starts to take off as the clear winner. I would never use that setup, but personally I like my setups silent. 1000 rpm is the cut off for me, making the gtx series a lousy choice.
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