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Title says it all..in the process of building my killer computer around my FT02.

Just looking for some advice.

Thank you!
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Noctua d14. Since the mobo is flipped the noctua is perfect because the heat just rises right out.
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if it's a killer computer then get something more killer than an h70 or h80!
 
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ya killer computer, FT02, and h70/80 should never be used in the same sentence
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yeah, stick to air. you'll be glad you did.
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Originally Posted by ShortySmalls View Post
ya killer computer, FT02, and h70/80 should never be used in the same sentence
Got a lot of time for this

I was gonna say stick with air, but thought the water nazis may shoot me down lol
 
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post #7 of 14
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Yeah sorry should have mentioned:

CPU - i7-2600k
mobo - asus extreme-z
gpu - gtx 580 (SLI)

I was really wanting to keep the case clean looking, thus opted for the h70/h80... wanted performance + decent looking through the window.
post #8 of 14
Who cares, water/ air, its a preference... if you're going for the asthetics i can tell you i have a h70 in a FT02 and it does pretty good at a 3.9 overclock on an old i7 920... idle is 34 degrees and load is 50 to 55... just be aware that the rad is a tight fit... if you look where your exhaust fan is on your FT02, youll see that there is an area that is really close to where you would be mounting your top fan if youre doing a push pull- it fits no problem, just be aware that it is TIGHT. The bottom of the rad will need to put against this area.
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post #9 of 14
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Do you use both the push/pull fans on the h70 with the FT02? I have seen some people that just use the bottom fan and use the FT02 mounted fan to pull the air out.
post #10 of 14
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Originally Posted by andrewmchugh View Post
Noctua d14. Since the mobo is flipped the noctua is perfect because the heat just rises right out.
Really? Pretty sure it was proven to be a negligible difference in performance with the rotation. And aside from that, if you mount an H70 or H80 in the top, it would have the exact same effect. Your point is more or less irrelevant.

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Who cares, water/ air, its a preference... if you're going for the asthetics i can tell you i have a h70 in a FT02 and it does pretty good at a 3.9 overclock on an old i7 920... idle is 34 degrees and load is 50 to 55... just be aware that the rad is a tight fit... if you look where your exhaust fan is on your FT02, youll see that there is an area that is really close to where you would be mounting your top fan if youre doing a push pull- it fits no problem, just be aware that it is TIGHT. The bottom of the rad will need to put against this area.
Yeah, based on some pictures, it looks like it would just barely fit. It would be tight, but I feel that it would still fit. If not, well, a spacer of some sort would probably take care of it. Other than that, the choice is really yours.
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