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Picking these two rads, good choices?

Hey guys, so I'll be running a dual rad (360 and 240) in my 800D. I'm looking for a quieter rig so I was looking for lower FPI rads and lower RPM fans.

I haven't heard a lot of hype about these radiators on this forum, but from the reviews and specs I see, these are a very good choice.

I was thinking about mounting this 360 on the inside top: http://www.frozencpu.com/products/9433/ex-rad-163/Black_Ice_SR1_Low_Air_Flow_Optimized_-_360_Radiator_-_Black.html?tl=g30c95s161&id=RGZEcgy8&mv_pc=12558

and this 240 rad on the inside bottom: http://www.frozencpu.com/products/9431/ex-rad-162/Black_Ice_SR1_Low_Air_Flow_Optimized_-_240_Radiator_-_Black.html?tl=g30c95s160&id=RGZEcgy8&mv_pc=13801#blank

I've already done the bottom case mod to allow a 240 rad, so there is no problem there, and the 360 should fit with default settings- so I'm good to go.

Do you guys think this is a good way to go?

Thanks!
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  1. From what I have read those are pretty restrictive radiators, so make sure you have a pump with good head pressure. What all is in your loop?
  2. XSPC RX360.
  3. Grr I was afraid that they would have a high pressure drop. Well, I'm running a CPU (CPU-370 which is a low restrictive block, but flow hungry so I should be fine there), a GPU block (haven't decided yet), and the thermo fusion heatsink on the Maximus V Formula board (which I'm not sure if there are any results on its design yet). In the future I would like to add another video card in SLI so I'll need something able to handle that too. I need a good pump too, suggestions?
  4. amuffin, if you don't mind me asking, what makes the XPSC so much better than the SR1?
  5. Nevermind, I found my answer in Skinneelabs triple radiator review. Thanks!
  6. amuffin, I see you were right to recommend the XPSC.

    Should I go with:
    http://www.frozencpu.com/products/14328/ex-rad-316/XSPC_EX360_Triple_120mm_Low_Profile_Split_Fin_Radiator.html?tl=g30c95s161&id=RGZEcgy8&mv_pc=14504

    or

    http://www.frozencpu.com/products/8523/ex-rad-146/XSPC_RX360_Triple_120mm_Radiator_Rev_2.html?tl=g30c95s161&id=RGZEcgy8&mv_pc=14509


    I don't know if they will offer the same performance, but if I can the same performance with less bulk I'd be interested.
  7. Best answer
    RX is much thicker and performs slightly better than the EX, so you can use lower RPM fans.
  8. Best answer selected by BoRealBobadilla.
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