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Regarding the new alphacool ST20 radiators!

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Have a new rival from alphacool!

The ST20
- lineup(20mm) 19 Fin/I

I have yet to see someone test them one vs the other so I'm very curios to what you guys think, which one is going to perform better?
 
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XSPC- Ultra Thin Rads (21.5mm)
22 Fin/I


Have a new rival from alphacool!

The ST20
- lineup(20mm) 19 Fin/I

I have yet to see someone test them one vs the other so I'm very curios to what you guys think, which one is going to perform better?
there is ALOT more than fpi.

what air flow rate are they optimized for? and even then, louver fins will provide more surface area than flat fins.
a fact missed by many :shadedshu:

best answer would be for particular use case - esp when it comes to fan noise. :)

wait for @VSG to review. ;)
 

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there is ALOT more than fpi.

what air flow rate are they optimized for? and even then, louver fins will provide more surface area than flat fins.
a fact missed by many :shadedshu:

best answer would be for particular use case - esp when it comes to fan noise. :)

wait for @VSG to review. ;)
Too many products already here, this is unlikely to happen.
 
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Too many products already here, this is unlikely to happen.
i'm at a conundrum on how to react to that, happy you're here but sad to hear that. i just figure you're on the AC sample list, but as far as the site, yeah i wanna see gpu/cpu/storage reviews too.

care to hazard a guess to OP's question? :D

E:typos as always, blame the sangria
 

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im' at a condrum on how to react to that, happy your'e here but sad to hear that. i just figure your on the AC sample list, but as far as the site, yeah i wanna see gpu/cpu/storage reviews too.

care to hazard a guess to OP's question? :D
It's not an issue of sampling, more that I alone am sitting on multiple tens of pending products across the various categories I cover and want to get that backlog more manageable. Two Alphacool radiators were tested recently, with the NexXxos HPE 30 review going to be published soon that's basically a surrogate to this one.
 
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rads > IEMs

there, i said it. :D
 
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what air flow rate are they optimized for? and even then, louver fins will provide more surface area than flat fins.
a fact missed by many :shadedshu:
Louver fins will also provide considerable higher static pressure drop.
 
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yes, there are [always] trade offs.

and i should have used you're example also.

spanx.
 

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rads > IEMs

there, i said it. :D
IEMs don't need to be tested in the hotbox lol, that's the main limitation for the watercooling product reviews. CPU and GPU blocks are what I was mostly referring to.
 

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