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post #11 of 19
Sorry for the bit of mis information, wasn't aware of the few air coolers that were better. But IMO, I wouldn't want a giant 20 pound slab of a cpu heatsink in my case.
post #12 of 19
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My H60 will be here soon. What kind of screws do I need to use a 38mm fan on the H60 rad? Or am I "screwed" because of the really thin radiator?
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post #13 of 19
You can use small screws to fasten to the radiator, provided both flanges of the san ace fan have holes.

You will need to check the wattage used by those fans.
I had to get a 30w per channel fan controller for a 38mm delta i am using.
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post #14 of 19
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I have some 20w pci bracket controllers on the way. I don't know how to find the wattage, but I'll try.
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post #15 of 19
You should be able to find that out. Check there website, and detailed info from other retailers.
Worst case you burn out the controllers you bought. Some of these fans draw quite a bit of power.
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post #16 of 19
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Hmm, another thread at this very site says they draw 6.2 watts.
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post #17 of 19
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I'm up a creek with this thing, I have the wrong length screws for a 38mm fan, and my zip ties are too thick to fit between the rad fins. Is there another way to mount this stuff?
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post #18 of 19
The screws should be (if they're the same as the H50 is) 6-32. Just go down to the local hardware store (or even hobby store) and pick up some 1-3/4" 6-32 machine screws if they've got them. Before you go, make sure to measure the thickness just to be sure!

You're not up a creek, it'll be fine. I'm up a creek, I'm trying to mount 38mm fans on my HWLabs radiator, and it's M4 threaded, not 6-32, and nobody sells M4 screws larger than 20mm, so I've had to contact like 5 fastener/industrial supply places before one directed me to an online distributor where I finally was able to order some screws yesterday, but I had to order an entire 50pc box

6-32 screws are very easy to come by, and you shouldn't have too much trouble finding 1-3/4" screws. Best of luck.

BTW I tried using a PWM to 3 pin fan controller for individual fans, and it VERY much didn't like running a medium speed (2100rpm) Panaflo 38mm fan, so I'd probably just pick up a solid fan controller like a Sunbeamtech Rheosmart 3 or 6 and either mount it in a bay or stash it away somewhere if you don't want a front fan controller. It'll control basically any fan that you throw at it, all run as the PWM signal tells the controller to run at, or you can manually control the other fans. Best $30 investment I've made in this hobby, and saves me the fuss of turning fans on and off when needed, since I rarely actually need them to speed up.
post #19 of 19
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One more thing, is the backplate for the H60 supposed to move around a little? The standoffs are all the way in and the motherboard standoffs in the case seem to be screwed in very tightly, but I can move the top and bottom left of the backplate a little with my fingers. The right side seems to be snug.
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