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Anyone have a direct comparison between the H70 and RASA RX240 Kit? How about just the RASA RS240 kit?

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post #2 of 12
We have a RASA kit club...Check out my sig.
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I haven't done much water cooling but gonna say the rx240 would be much better than the h70.
post #4 of 12
The RX 240 should outperform the H70 since you have more rad space to bring you closer to ambient temps. The RS will perform slightly lower than the RX. Pretty sure the rasa club here has comparison graphs and sheets.
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post #5 of 12
The Rasa club does not have graphs, but the kit will outperform any air cooler or liquid cooling kit on the market With in that price range.

H70 just isnt worth the money when the Rasa kit can be had for the same price.
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I'm able to sell my H70 for much more than I paid for it so I'm looking into alternatives.

I know the RS240/RX240 will be better than my H70. I'm just curious as to how much better.
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More on too what can you do on a kit like rasa that h70 cant do...

Custom loop...

1)if u decide to make it a crazy loop in the future..you got opening on the rasa kit rather than being stock on a h70..temp wise youll see drastic change..so you will be satisfied..for sure...

On the rasa kit some time you get bad humming sound on the pump..but kit to kit ill go with rasa coz of the opportunity to put more stuff in the future
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Quote:
Originally Posted by compudaze View Post
I'm able to sell my H70 for much more than I paid for it so I'm looking into alternatives.

I know the RS240/RX240 will be better than my H70. I'm just curious as to how much better.
How high is your 2600K clocked? 95W Sandys don't put out that much heat and go just about as high on air as water in terms of OCing...and IRL, they aren't even 95W, since your aren't using the on-die GPU. So for the coin you likely won't see as massive a difference in temps as say I did with my 130W Nehalem.

Now if in the future Intel releases 130W Enthusiast Sandy/Ivy chips...you'd be all set to upgrade.
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How high is your 2600K clocked? 95W Sandys don't put out that much heat and go just about as high on air as water in terms of OCing...and IRL, they aren't even 95W, since your aren't using the on-die GPU. So for the coin you likely won't see as massive a difference in temps as say I did with my 130W Nehalem.

Now if in the future Intel releases 130W Enthusiast Sandy/Ivy chips...you'd be all set to upgrade.
During LinX AVX I'm hitting 82C max at 1.375V. Wattage reported is around 125-130W. Granted, nothing IRW currently will push it this hard, but I would like to keep temps lower. When trying for 5GHz I made it up to 90C at 1.48V and stopped. I really want to hit 5GHz+ and don't mind pushing ~1.5V to get there as long as temps are lower.
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This is real life information. I use to own a H50. Went to the XSPC RASA waterblock / RX kit. Temp differences between the H50 and the RASA for an (overclocked to 4.1GHZ) i7 930 is cooler by 20 - 25 degrees C (for the RASA).
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