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If you use a Corsair H100 @ stock max setting ~5-7 degree difference compared to a Ven-X, but the noise will drive you insane. My old U12P ran about 2-3 degrees warmer than my Ven-X so add a couple more.

If you get a Crosair H100, run it in performance setting (LVL 2 of 3) in Push/Pull with some good fans (GT Ap-15s) as your pull then you should see ~10 C lower temps. It will be louder than your U12P but not that much louder.

Are you trying to get a higher overclock or just to lower your temps?
This thing will definitely lower your temperatures, but will set you back a decent amount of money and will increase your case acoustics.

If you can settle with a slightly louder computer at around $110 for upto 10C then do it. Pretty much best thing besides a real water loop, but at a cost

Alternatively, if you're willing into jump into a real water cooling kit that will undoubtedly improve your temperatures check out the XSPC RASA RS240, if you're willing to go through the setup of one.
What's the temp difference between the RASA RS240 and the H100? Is it substantial?
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What's the temp difference between the RASA RS240 and the H100? Is it substantial?
Try asking in the Xspc Rasa thread. But i would wager anywhere from ~5-10C when equipped with premium fans. The thing about the RS240 is that it's a thinner rad and apparently needs higher RPM fans/high static pressure fans to get the best out of it.

The RS240 is 130 US, but only comes with 2 stock fans. If you had better fans lying around you could use those in a Push/Pull config. Ask for reviews there and compare them to similar rigs in the OP of this thread.
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What's the temp difference between the RASA RS240 and the H100? Is it substantial?
Yes and the price difference is minimal between them. The main draw would be the expandability of the RASA kit vs the h100. Also with the RASA kit you get the possibility of expanding to cool your videocard later, though you will need a larger/thicker radiator to do that.

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Try asking in the Xspc Rasa thread. But i would wager anywhere from ~5-10C when equipped with premium fans. The thing about the RS240 is that it's a thinner rad and apparently needs higher RPM fans/high static pressure fans to get the best out of it.

The RS240 is 130 US, but only comes with 2 stock fans. If you had better fans lying around you could use those in a Push/Pull config. Ask for reviews there and compare them to similar rigs in the OP of this thread.
GT's or high quality yates would work great on both. What are the specs of the h100 rad? The RS240 has 13 fpi which isn't bad at all, lower than my mcr320's fpi at 14.5. That fpi is fine for most fans even down to 600rpm.


Apologies for derailing the discussion. The results do look promising. Wasn't too happy with my h50's performance and it is good to see that the h100 is significantly better, even though it does cost nearly twice as much.
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Got my H100 today... here are a few pics from the unboxing























    
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Got my H100 today... here are a few pics from the unboxing
Nice

Now lets see it gracing your case. Dont forget your benchies
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You guys think its good to keep the corsair fans or replace them all with gentle typhoons?
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You guys think its good to keep the corsair fans or replace them all with gentle typhoons?
I'm changing mine all out for the Yate Loons in my sig rig so yeah I'd change them all out for all the same fan.
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A very ****ty unboxing video by me LOL:

    
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I received my H100 last night and will be doing the install tomorrow, question do people use the paste that came on the block? I ask because the paste is not in the center of the block it's off set some and I don't want it to not cover part of my CPU, thinking of wiping and removing the paste and applying paste to the CPU then the block over it? Worth it?
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