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Well the time has come where I feel that my current H50 is doing a decent job, but we on OCN always want more power/cooler configs. So with that, I have decided to look at my cooling options.

So the question herein lies is,

Mod H50 to a MCR220-QP RES with appropriate fittings as such?

or

Purchase H100 for $120 and sell H50?
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post #2 of 18
Im in exactly the same position bud, i love my H50 but i want more!!
Not decided on either yet, I like the look of the H100 but i also like the idea of modding H50 to extend its life as its treated me so well for the past year.
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post #3 of 18
A lot of H50's pump's die when hooked up to a 240 rad, usually after a month or two due to more stress on the pump having to push more water through the larger rad. I suggest you save up a little more and get an XSPC 240 loop.
post #4 of 18
yep, go modular WC with at least RASA kit and so when this happens you can mod your initial investment rather than trashing the whole original setup.
    
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I've been thinking about going down the custom WC route but I know even if i do a flawless job of it, there will always be a nagging in the back of my mind that its going to leak and ruin my baby.
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post #6 of 18
yeah, but you can make it run so much cooler and quieter... both GPU(s) and CPU. And if you just be careful you'll be fine. Compression fitting do help and then when some one asks if you watercool... you don't have to respond with 'yes... well kinda'
    
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post #7 of 18
Haha that's a bit below the belt lol
I just got a better job so I think im going to go custom.
I shall consult the OCN gurus for assistance if i need it. I have to do some research;
I think I shall put my H50 in my main server machine, just to keep it alive.
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post #9 of 18
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Originally Posted by Jim McNasty View Post
Haha that's a bit below the belt lol
I just got a better job so I think im going to go custom.
I shall consult the OCN gurus for assistance if i need it. I have to do some research;
I think I shall put my H50 in my main server machine, just to keep it alive.
You wont regret it. Just leak test before hand and you will be fine.

Also ignore all the maintenance crap. Its honestly a myth you don't need to touch it more than once a year+ for 30 min to an hour.
    
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post #10 of 18
I've been contemplating it for a while now and i think its time to commit.
Truth be told, I love maintenance.
Any excuse to take the side off and have a tinker is fine with me lol
I think a lot of fellow OCN-ers feel the same way.
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