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post #11 of 18
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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
My MX-2 does better than the crap that they slobbered on there. I've never heard from Corsair it's Shin-Etsu, just from OCN members.
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Just ordered some MX-4. Never tried it before. Once its in I'll reposition and retim. Thanks folks.
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H60 is working great for me. Even though I have it set up as exhaust it still gives fantastic temps while sucking in all the warm air. Hardly even touches 70c when I had it at 5GHz
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Wow. I definitely need to do the tim over.
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post #15 of 18
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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.
(4.7ghz 1.376v)
This is exactly why I returned mine. Crappy airflow. I don't have a H50, but the Kuhler 920. Same difference. I mounted mine on top in the empty 200mm fan slot push/pull. I tried it in the back. I tried it in the 5 1/4 drive bays with the door open. No matter where I put it, it sucked.

The fans ran near 100% to keep the temps at the same as where they are in my case with 30% fans.

D
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post #16 of 18
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Originally Posted by xioros View Post
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....
I think its Shin-Etzu
post #17 of 18
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Originally Posted by Ihasfip View Post
This is exactly why I returned mine. Crappy airflow. I don't have a H50, but the Kuhler 920. Same difference. I mounted mine on top in the empty 200mm fan slot push/pull. I tried it in the back. I tried it in the 5 1/4 drive bays with the door open. No matter where I put it, it sucked.

The fans ran near 100% to keep the temps at the same as where they are in my case with 30% fans.

D
I have to admit the air flow has me a little disappointed. I feel like if it doesn't have the big side door fan its not going to have much flow but then that limits configs you can do.

I like the case a lot but airflow could be better. If I bought it locally I may have considered returning it but I don't want to deal with returning it to the egg.
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post #18 of 18
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Woohoo, stopped by frys today, grabbed some ShinEtsu. Retimed the cpu, set the h50 as intake in the rear of the case. And put both 200mm fans in the top of the case. Cpu is now loading in the low 60's. Very happy.
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