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2x 240mm radiator vs 1 360mm?

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a c 153 K Overclocking
April 7, 2012 7:24:28 PM guys know that I have strongly been considering on switching over to watercooling (moto, ryan, rubix etc.) now yesterday I came across a cm 690 ii advanced at Central Computers for $65 that can hold a lot more radiators, and is a better case than the HAF 912 for watercooling. Would having a setup like this:

Be better than a setup with the 360mm radiator mounted on top? I am going to purchase the XSPC raystorm ex kit: it comes with a 240mm radiator, and later on I am going to add a rx240 radiator on the bottom. Just wondering what your opinions were...

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a b K Overclocking
April 7, 2012 8:28:24 PM

You'll have more rad space (480mm vs 360mm) so you should get better cooling. The key thing to note is that the EX rads have a high FPI, so you'll benefit from higher RPM/static pressure fans on that rad.

The RX rads have a lower FPI count, so they can tolerate lower RPM fans (though higher RPM fans will perform better, if you decide to buy all of the same fans).
a c 87 K Overclocking
April 8, 2012 1:12:50 PM

if you think the HAF 912 isn't meant for holding rads, might wanna google - "HAF 912+watercooling" and "HAF 912 owners club" will lead you to an link with tonnes of HAF cases that are watercooled.

* that block int he posted pic looks like a DT 5Noz.