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Corsair H100 and 600T - First Build

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I got the parts to my computer and have a lot of them in place, but the H100 baffles me. This is my very first computer build. I have the Corsair 600T. I take it I'll need to remove the fan on top and put the radiator in its place and then put the 2 H100 fans above the grill. Any advice? I'm a little stuck at this point and don't want to do something foolish that I can't undo.

Thanks!

Troj
post #2 of 4
I love that case for it's brilliant cable management. Is that where it tells you to mount the RAD though? I am pretty sure that is where you can put it, but the fans should be pushing through the radiator. I think if you have to make them pull, it should be fine. Make sure the back of the fan is facing the top of the case. If it is mounted the way it is on corsairs site, it would be pushing hot air into the case if you mount the fan on top.

If you are able to mount the fans on the bottom of the rad pusing air through the rad and out the top, you should get better temps. I have never seen how the top fans are mounted to this case.
Edited by BWG - 8/17/11 at 7:14pm
 
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I just finished installing the rad and fans. Rad goes underneath the top grill. Fans go above. It's easy when you bolt just the rad in, and then you remove for bolts and use the long screws to get the first fan. Repeat for second. Then attach heatsink to the installed motherboard and cpu. However, one fan cable won't reach the H100 cpu cooler. I called Corsair and they're including an extension for this issue and even offered to mail me one for free. I'm very impressed with Corsair. You can also go to Fry's and pick up a 3 pin fan power extension cable, which is 12" long, more than enough length to work. I went to my local Fry's because it wasn't that much out of my way, but if you're using the H100 with the 600t be sure to order or have one extension cable, maybe two depending on how you run cables. Cables was a little tricky for me as noob. But thanks to everyone I'm almost done. 8D
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Pics!

Do you have the newer 600t with the side window?
 
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