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200x200mm radiator or 120x360mm radiator?

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by lantonis, Jan 24, 2011.

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    lantonis New Member

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    Hello people. I was wondering what would be better for watercooling. A large 200x200mm radiator single with x1 200mm fan? or a triple 120x360mm radiator with 3x120mm fans.
     
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    I would think the 200mm fan would miss too much in the corners. In all, I'd say it would have to depend on which rads and which fans you are talking wbout.
     
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    More general i suppose. Am not sure which radiators are better for either 200mm or 360. For fans i personally have 200mm nzxt 800rpm fan, for 120mm fans i would have used 120mm scythe slim 2000rpm x3.
    So consider for 200mm the best radiator with nzxt 800rpm 200mm. And for 360 x3 scythe slim 2000rpm 120mm.
     
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    360 would be better IMO
     
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    I don't think that 800 RPM fan will push enough air for the rad. I'm going to agree with cdawall and say 360 + 3x120mm.
     
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    Yea your right. A friend of mine suggested the 200mm radiator and said it would be better instead of the 360 so thought to ask here that ill get a sure answer:p
     
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    it would be cooler looking :laugh:
     
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