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post #201 of 2766
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Originally Posted by ca.j.stokes View Post

Awesome thread. I'm about to pull the trigger on the black one. Quick question, though. Would it be possible to move the fans down a bit so that the full height of the cooler is 160mm rather than 171mm?

Where are you getting the black version from?
post #202 of 2766
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ca.j.stokes we are expecting pictures biggrin.gif

Definitely. In the meantime, this is what she'll be sitting on tongue.gif

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post #203 of 2766
Adding a third fan makes no improvement (only .4c cooler and well within the margin of error)

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post #204 of 2766
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Originally Posted by tw33k View Post

Where are you getting the black version from?

Newegg has it: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835709011
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post #205 of 2766
Just got my replacement mounting bracket.
Installation could have been better, but I like it more than the 212+ install, and the MASSIVE cutout in my new case (Storm Trooper) means I didn't have to remove the motherboard.

Playing with an i7-2600K at 5GHz (1.5V, will lower until unstable), barely gets above 70C (212+ was getting to 90C like this, at 4.5GHz was in low-mid 80s).

I think I'm in love with this cooler! smile.gif
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post #206 of 2766
Just got my PH-TC14PE -RD cooler in yesterday and removed the Intel Liquid Cooler. Mine came with the PWM adapter as well.
Absolutely the largest fan I have ever purchased. The instructions were absolutely horrible and also confusing.
I had to mount it twice.
Hint: Do not place the mounting bracket on the cooler first as in the instructions. First fit both the cross brackets and then test the alignment of the mounting bracket before attaching to the cooler.
This will save you some thermal compound and some headaches.

I was waiting on shipment of MX-2 thermal compound but it arrived 1 hour after I had the fan installed. I may remove it and use the MX-2 instead of the Artic Silver-5 that is on there now.

These fans are great. Very quite on my system. Everything right now is stock speeds but will be doing some OC tonight.
I did notice that when the power is turned off, these fans keep spinning for 4-5 seconds longer than any of the other fans in the system. A sign of some good bearings I guess.

I am lucky that I have a Thermaltake Level 10 GT case with plenty of room and I did my research before buying either this or the NH-D14 fan. I went with the Gskill ram so the height is not a problem.

My board is Sabertooth X79.
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post #207 of 2766
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Originally Posted by ca.j.stokes View Post

Definitely. In the meantime, this is what she'll be sitting on tongue.gif
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ive been googling around seeing if someone has tried this setup. im looking to do this build too. hopefully it will fit!
post #208 of 2766
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Originally Posted by BarryBGB View Post

Just got my PH-TC14PE -RD cooler in yesterday and removed the Intel Liquid Cooler. Mine came with the PWM adapter as well.
Absolutely the largest fan I have ever purchased. The instructions were absolutely horrible and also confusing.
I had to mount it twice.
Hint: Do not place the mounting bracket on the cooler first as in the instructions. First fit both the cross brackets and then test the alignment of the mounting bracket before attaching to the cooler.
This will save you some thermal compound and some headaches.
I was waiting on shipment of MX-2 thermal compound but it arrived 1 hour after I had the fan installed. I may remove it and use the MX-2 instead of the Artic Silver-5 that is on there now.
These fans are great. Very quite on my system. Everything right now is stock speeds but will be doing some OC tonight.
I did notice that when the power is turned off, these fans keep spinning for 4-5 seconds longer than any of the other fans in the system. A sign of some good bearings I guess.
I am lucky that I have a Thermaltake Level 10 GT case with plenty of room and I did my research before buying either this or the NH-D14 fan. I went with the Gskill ram so the height is not a problem.
My board is Sabertooth X79.

let us know how it compares to the Intel water cooler
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post #209 of 2766
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let us know how it compares to the Intel water cooler

The Intel liquid cooler is crap from what I've heard -- worse than the Corsair ones, which are worse than the Phanteks.
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post #210 of 2766
Can any PH-TC14PE + i5-2500K/i7-2600K/2700K owners give me some temperatures?
Preferably either on all stock or at a specific voltage + clock so I can compare.
Thinking I might have a bad seat.

Running at 1.52V or thereabouts and 5GHz, temperatures approach 90C.
I won't be doing that 24/7, but that seems high, even for such voltage.
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