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post #11 of 18
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Personally I love the H50 much more for the looks of it, it doesn't fill my case my like A70 did, which I didn't really like so this feels much better I think
 
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I had the same decision to make. I have both an A70 and an H50. When I replaced the former with the latter, my temps went up about 3 degrees. I'm going to get an H80 or H100 soon though. The room I'm in stays pretty cool for the most part so it's not an issue yet though.
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Well, the H coolers kinda fail at idle temps, but they do perform very similar to the big guns. Plus, they are more case and motherboard friendly, plus they do look nice.

Plus, especially now with the H80/H100 out, they're very cheap.
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They are cheap, but I had the H50 sitting around and I'd rather reuse than not have any money for my gas tank...driving a 6.0L V8 in my truck is nice but its really thirsty...

Edit: and Im trying not to upgrade this rig anymore, I am waiting to upgrade and build a new one...
 
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They don't fail at idle temps, the idle temps are high because every guy and his dog thinks they know better than the people who make the product and run the fans as exhaust, the exact opposite of what the manufacture states is best...

I'm running at 21c idle with the fans as intake, 52c under full load, with the GT's on max speed.

It's a known fact that bringing cool air through the rad beats exhausting hot air from the rad without an intake from outside the case.

Mount up the H50 again, but flip the fans. You'll get better temps.
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They don't fail at idle temps, the idle temps are high because every guy and his dog thinks they know better than the people who make the product and run the fans as exhaust, the exact opposite of what the manufacture states is best...

I'm running at 21c idle with the fans as intake, 52c under full load, with the GT's on max speed.

It's a known fact that bringing cool air through the rad beats exhausting hot air from the rad without an intake from outside the case.

Mount up the H50 again, but flip the fans. You'll get better temps.
I have heard this and it makes sense, I just didnt think about it while I was doing it, I may flip them tomorrow, tonight I am calling it a day with working inside the PC....
 
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Well, the load temps went down, right? Pretty good for a free (as in "it was sitting on the shelf") cooler. Congratulations.

I'm waiting to see about the temps when you've flipped the fan(s).
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post #18 of 18
You'll definitely get cooler temps mounting as an intake. I have my H60 exhausting because with two 580's I can't afford to dump more hot air inside my case. Also, make sure your pump is set up to run at 100% at all times. If it isn't that can cause high idle temps...
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