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Old February 20, 2012, 07:05 PM
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I've been using a used 360 rad for some time now but would like to replace it with something new. I like to overclock my cpu and VID card. Currently using the raystorm on a crosshair V and I'm just wondering what people would be using if they had the choice. I use quiet low RPM fans as well.

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Old February 20, 2012, 07:35 PM
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What do you have now? Don't expect to get huge gains by getting a new radiator. It isn't going to be more than 1-2 degrees in difference. But if you are also doing it for aesthetics then look at the XSPC RX360. It is a great radiator w/ a low FPI for low speed fans.
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Old February 20, 2012, 08:30 PM
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I'm guessing an XSPC RS/RX 360, and if it is the RX like I have, your going to have to shell out some major cash to get a boost in performance from the same sized rad.
The price will hurt your soul a little, but this is the top dog short of limited edition rad.
Aquacomputer_Airplex__360_Radiator_-_Copper_Fins_-_Dual_Circuit_
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adding a second rad
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Old February 20, 2012, 09:25 PM
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I am just waiting for my Black Ice SR1 360, i think that rad or as other have mentioned the RX
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Old February 21, 2012, 06:53 PM
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Thanks for the posts.

I'm not really looking for huge temp decrease just wanting to actually buy a NEW rad. The one I have is used and bashed up a little but I couldn't afford a new one when I built the loop way back when. I'm more concerned about this one getting leaky while I'm working out of town. It's a folder ;)

God that Aqua rad is pretty schweet
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Old February 21, 2012, 08:35 PM
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Thanks for the posts.

I'm not really looking for huge temp decrease just wanting to actually buy a NEW rad. The one I have is used and bashed up a little but I couldn't afford a new one when I built the loop way back when. I'm more concerned about this one getting leaky while I'm working out of town. It's a folder ;)

God that Aqua rad is pretty schweet
I had to hold off on that aqua rad... it was sooo tempting if the price wasnt 1 1/2 times more than my next choice
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Wow that aqua rad is sick.. but damn expensive.
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Old February 24, 2012, 08:40 PM
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HW SR-1 prolly best choice for low RPM fans. Just be warned; the radiator has a shroud and forces you put fan one side.
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Old February 25, 2012, 07:32 PM
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I've been using a used 360 rad for some time now but would like to replace it with something new. I like to overclock my cpu and VID card. Currently using the raystorm on a crosshair V and I'm just wondering what people would be using if they had the choice. I use quiet low RPM fans as well.

I like shopping with Dazmode but I'm always open to suggestions.

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Rads don"t just "spring" leaks. You can"t get much better cooling than a 360. Hate to say it but you"re probababily setup for the next 10 years or more. Flush the rad, flush and clean the heatsink blocks, new tubing..If you"re into UV.
There"s very little or no pressure in a W/C loop so the rad is the least or last thing to give you problems. Since it"s an older rad the build quality is probably quite good and the upgrades you"re wanting or cooling upgrades should be maybe acomplished thru new waterblocks, but for the loonies you probably won"t notice much difference...and you"re cpu certainly will not!!
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