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Old March 4, 2013, 06:34 PM
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Hey everyone

Just wondering which would be best going to build a new set up and thinking of water cooling
Looking at these Rads XSPC RX360
Performance Triple 120mm Radiator XSPC RX360
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EK-CoolStream RAD XT 360 - Triple Standard 120mm Radiator

as well same site but its a EX360
they all seem same, except for the fatter one.
Just wondering any advise would be great.

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Old March 4, 2013, 06:46 PM
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The RX is good but I think you will need higher pressure fans the EX360 is a good performer and doesn't need high pressure fans (the EX360 would be my choice) and the EK you can throw that in the garbage..
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Old March 4, 2013, 07:00 PM
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If you can fit the RX360 and be able to run push & pull fans, it will offer better heat dissipation.
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Old March 4, 2013, 07:26 PM
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I will have to think of getting a different case then what I was going to use is CM 912 or CM 690.
Well now have to decided on either RX or EX
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They will perform within a degree or two of each other. I'd grab the EK just because it is cheaper.
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Old March 4, 2013, 10:27 PM
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I would go with the EX360 @ NCIX Because it is cheaper and performs well..
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The RX360 is one of the best rads for low rpm fans at 60mm thick and 8 fpi. The EK is 47mm and 11 fpi. The EX is 35mm and 20 FPI.

In a nutshell, the EK is similar to the RX, but performs a little worse than the RX as it uses brass tubes with copper fins. The EX is much thinner with higher FPI, so it will require more static pressure and air volume to provide equivalent cooling to the RX. The EX also uses brass tubes. The RX uses copper tubes and fins.

If room is a concern, go with the thinner EX with faster fans. If you have the room, or if silence is a concern I'd definitely go with the RX and some quiet fans. Price difference is only $25 between RX360 and EX360 at dazmode.
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Old March 5, 2013, 10:12 PM
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Thanks guys for your input, just ordered the EX360 from dazmode.
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