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Old August 4, 2010, 11:05 AM
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so I measured the space, and the longest the rad can be is 40cm, and combined with fans the height can't be more than 7cm.

how are the black ice rads? I checked the specs of some other rads, and they end up either being really thick (where i'd have to go with 12mm thickness fans) and or too long (so it won't fit).

Kinda looking at the GTS360, its a bit thinner at 29.6mm but at least i can run 25mm thick fans pushing, and have 1 or 2 pulling (depending on video card clearance).

any other suggestions?
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Old August 4, 2010, 11:36 AM
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The GTS is a bit of a lacklustre radiator - courtesy of Hardware Labs trying to make a low-speed radiator by using half of a high-speed radiator. If you need something thinner, I'd try Swiftech's MCR series - they should come in at under 7cm thick with 25mm fans.
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Old August 4, 2010, 11:55 AM
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the swiftech rads are 1cm longer than the space I have.. LOL.

would 12mm thickness scythe fans be any decent? or do they not move enough air for the noise level for it to be worth while?
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Old August 4, 2010, 01:39 PM
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the swiftech rads are 1cm longer than the space I have.. LOL.

would 12mm thickness scythe fans be any decent? or do they not move enough air for the noise level for it to be worth while?
Doubt they have enough static pressure to get through the radiator efficiently, so they'd become even louder.
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Old August 5, 2010, 06:03 AM
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hmmm.. maybe i'll hold off until i build another machine in fall/winter, and just get a more watercooling friendly case for this setup.
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