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for my sig rig


3 fans for the top, (pull air in to give cool air to the h70, or push air out to extract heat from my soon to be 480's?

how good with they be in push pull with my h70, will a shroud improve temps enough to warrant destroying the corsair fans...

how much temp improvement with these new fans compared to stock corsair ones?
    
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They will be good for the h70 since the gt's are very good rad fans. From what i gathered from a quick forum search people got 2c improvements from shrouds in general. As for stock versus those i really have no idea sorry.
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They are great rad fans..stick em on the H70
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thats what im doing, ok thanks for shroud advice + rep, anyone know difference in temps? x
    
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Are you from the US? Where did you order them from?

Sry cant help with your question.
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thats what im doing, ok thanks for shroud advice + rep, anyone know difference in temps? x
Unfortunately I believe there are too many variables to take into account for temp changes (processor, air flow, etc).

You should always exhaust from the top of the case, as heat rises. It's much more difficult to fight the natural rising of heat.

As for destroying the corsair fans for shrouds, I wouldn't do it. The sad reality of the corsair kits is that whatever mods you do to it will only net a few degrees here or there, but without extreme modification (re-plumbing with a reservoir, adding a radiator, etc) you won't usually see more than a 5c (conservatively) - 10c (wishful thinking) temperature drop from a good air cooler.

What I liked about the corsair H series was that it allowed you to keep your processor warmer but quieter. With air coolers you usually need good air flow to keep them cool, but with watercooling it keeps the temperature much more even (higher idle temps, lower peak load temps).
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where did you find them, i have been looking for those fans everywhere
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FYI,
Cosair fan = 31CFM on MCR120
GT15 = 36CFM on MCR120

So not a huge step up in air flow, but the noise benefit is what draws most people (53dbA down to 45dbA).

So you get a small gain in cooling with a large reduction in noise.
    
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available everywhere...

scan.co.uk has them in stock.
    
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post #10 of 11
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FYI,
Cosair fan = 31CFM on MCR120
GT15 = 36CFM on MCR120

So not a huge step up in air flow, but the noise benefit is what draws most people (53dbA down to 45dbA).

So you get a small gain in cooling with a large reduction in noise.

good haha, the noise is a joke!

what sort of temp drop we looking at?


i know i screwed up on the installation, the tim must be moved around badly, so im going to get some IC diamond, use that, and do lapping, if i get 10 degrees off with alll that, i will be extremely happy
    
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