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The H50 is good, and for that price, it beats the mediocre air coolers (and it cleans the floor with the stock HSF from Intel), but not as good as it's bigger brothers, and i completely loses against the heavy air coolers (like the N14) and a custom water loop.

My temps dropped about 10c just changing the H50 for an H70, stock fans, and hell, as they did not had shin etsu as i got em used, i used MX-2.

Overall, i did was happy with my H50. Hell, i plan to mod my HTPC case to fit it (plus fit more fans) instead of my Thermalright Ultima 90. The Ultima loses to my H50 by a good 8c on my C2D (3.06 GHz @ 1.42v, still stabilizing tho)

I heard you should not place the rad too down, or else air might form, and disrupt the water flow though the cold plate, raising temps.

Also, i could mount the fan in the front of the rad, and in the back, with the stock screws. Hell, i even tried my H70 screws and they worked the same.Maybe you should take the screw anchors and bend them a bit outside.
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I'm going to order another Yate Loon fan tomorrow. If I see a decent increase in performance, then I'll think about keeping it. If not, its goodbye to the H50 and hello to a good air cooler.
    
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If you mount it correctly it performs decent.
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Thanks for the heads up. I was going to pick up the H50. I might wait for the H100 then. I'm still using the Scythe Mugen...... don't know if the H50 would be better....
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SpeedNuggeT View Post
If you mount it correctly it performs decent.
This, I had problems with H60 under performing.
It was bad mount due the condezators.
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Originally Posted by Majin SSJ Eric View Post
Yeah but the advantage to closed systems like Corsair's is no maintenance and no chance of catastrophic failure....
Yeah only 1 leaked in history, and the failure was due to modding.
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