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If you are worried about your PSU try a PSU calculator, at the end of the day better being to careful then then not careful enough.

http://extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp
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Well the pump takes more power then a heatsink, so technically, yes, it uses more power.
You forget that heatsinks use fans?

Fans (good ones) consume as much power as the pump on the H60. However, considering you will be using at least one fan for the rad, in actuality, it will use more power.
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But that one fan is replacing the current fan in the back of the system.

EDIT: Also, this may belong in the air cooling technically, but will a 200mm fan still fit in the top of a HAF 912 with the H60 installed?
Edited by GamerKingFaiz - 7/24/11 at 3:29am
post #14 of 17
You can use many fans before it will become an issue, the poor fella will need more stable power if he is trying to pump more performance out of the cpu and GPU before he needs to worry about the fans he is using.
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But that one fan is replacing the current fan in the back of the system.
Touche. If he uses the same fan. The H60 comes with it's own fan.

Regardless, the power difference is negligible.
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Um, so are you saying I'm going to be underpowered or sufficiently powered?

This is one thing that confuses me, this guy has an installation video and he mounts the fan as intake... 0_o Is that normal or did he mess up.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5gxl...ailpage#t=482s
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Um, so are you saying I'm going to be underpowered or sufficiently powered?

This is one thing that confuses me, this guy has an installation video and he mounts the fan as intake... 0_o Is that normal or did he mess up.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5gxl...ailpage#t=482s
Some people mount there to intake "cool" air, but I find personally, as most people do...this actually increases hot air in your case and makes every other component very hot.

So its personal choice. I'd go for exhuast.
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