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Coming from a scout just got an NZXT phantom.

Had the push pull h50 as intake in the front of the scout. Don't have that option. I tried exhaust in the empty top 200mm fan hole. And now I have it in the 5.25" drive bay. Air flow goes from the front of the case and the h50 exhausts into the middle of my case.

I bought the 200mm fan for the door and would like to use it. So when I put it in the normal config at the rear of the case the hoses hit the fan and the door was too tight.

How are people setting up H50's in their phantoms. My previous set up peaked at 75c during 12 hours of prime. Right now I ran prime for like 2 minutes and hit 80c.
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post #2 of 18
Some cases have worse airflow than others, but again, try running intake in any position and see what it does for your temps.
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are you using different TIM?
The H50 comes with very good TIM,
If you applied something else, a difference is normal
   
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post #4 of 18
never liked the phantom! For one the airflow looks ok, Its made of plastic and it doesnt have many options it seems. Im confused when you say the hose hits the fan! wouldnt it hit the radiator first before it hits the hose?
post #5 of 18
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Quote:
Originally Posted by xioros View Post
are you using different TIM?
The H50 comes with very good TIM,
If you applied something else, a difference is normal
Yah this thing is a year old the stock tim is long gone. But thats right I only had some cheap stuff lying around.

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Originally Posted by pmrballer123 View Post
never liked the phantom! For one the airflow looks ok, Its made of plastic and it doesnt have many options it seems. Im confused when you say the hose hits the fan! wouldnt it hit the radiator first before it hits the hose?
The hose bent out and hit the fan.
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is there anywhere in the nzxt phantom where you can position the h50 as intake without any restriction in airflow? the front bays have a cover and even if you open it, i dont think you can position the h50 to reach the end of the drive bays.
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Originally Posted by lightsout View Post
Yah this thing is a year old the stock tim is long gone. But thats right I only had some cheap stuff lying around.
Problem found?

Try some MX-4!
Or the stock H50 paste ( can't remeber the name , back me up )

Then you would have a good comaprison..

Btw:
I would have left the pump/block mounted on the board, and just remounted the rad....
   
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post #8 of 18
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Yah I can probably reposition the block and set it up as intake through the rear. I just figure others have been through this. I'll ask in the owners thread.
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Problem found?

Try some MX-4!
Or the stock H50 paste ( can't remeber the name , back me up )

Then you would have a good comaprison..

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I would have left the pump/block mounted on the board, and just remounted the rad....
Nah thats dangerous with that big thing dangling all over while installing the mobo.
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Yah I can probably reposition the block and set it up as intake through the rear. I just figure others have been through this. I'll ask in the owners thread.

Nah thats dangerous with that big thing dangling all over while installing the mobo.
are you sure?

I've installed a H50 for a friend,
And I think it should work...
But yea,
It's your own rig...
Don't do it if you don't feel safe
   
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Yes you can leave it on but I guess if your in a rush or something. I don't see a point in doing that. Unless of course you are like me and out of Shin-Etsu
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