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If you ever want to go h20 the H70 in a push pull config is doing just fine with the temps. Also less clutter and see more of the board.
I agree with this as well. I'm so tempted in picking up the CORSAIR H100!

My Mega hides everything! It's so damn big! I might need a new gaming case soon.
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post #122 of 2941
Building the new pc, wanted to install the backplate for the h80 but it doesnt fit, i cant seem to line the pins up the iron plate of the mobo itself block it, but i c no way to remove it

Anone else with this mobo and had the same problem?

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post #123 of 2941
I don't know about the backplate on the H80 but on my Rasa the backplate only fits one way. Try turning it 180 degrees.
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post #124 of 2941
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I don't know about the backplate on the H80 but on my Rasa the backplate only fits one way. Try turning it 180 degrees.
Did but the screws of the backplate on the mobo itself blocks it And i dont know if i can remove that.
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post #125 of 2941
You can't remove the stock one because it's what holds the socket retention bracket on. Do the holes at least line up? If the holes line up maybe try and make a spacer?
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post #126 of 2941
Ive got an H100 on my Z68 EXTREME4 and it took me a bit of thinking to get the back plate on (im sure its the same on the h80). You just have change the backplate so that the bolts are in the right place for 1155.

The little bolts can be moved depending on the socket.

EDIT: My board has also been absolutely rock solid since the day that i pressed the on switch. IMO cant go wrong with an ASROCK board.

Also imho it looks awesome.
Edited by fibre_optics - 10/18/11 at 5:05am
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post #127 of 2941
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Originally Posted by fibre_optics View Post
Ive got an H100 on my Z68 EXTREME4 and it took me a bit of thinking to get the back plate on (im sure its the same on the h80). You just have change the backplate so that the bolts are in the right place for 1155.

The little bolts can be moved depending on the socket.

EDIT: My board has also been absolutely rock solid since the day that i pressed the on switch. IMO cant go wrong with an ASROCK board.

Also imho it looks awesome.
Can you take a picture of it how you installed it, im pulling my hairs here, 2 hours on a freaking backplate!

Edit: Got it....... thx fock lol had to take a piece of paper and then take a pencil to puncture the holes, then line op the screws on the holes, holy crap the other must be @ half the other all the way up the other short and the other half...... ah well its on!
Edited by Cyclonic - 10/18/11 at 5:57am
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post #128 of 2941
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Can you take a picture of it how you installed it, im pulling my hairs here, 2 hours on a freaking backplate!

Edit: Got it....... thx fock lol had to take a piece of paper and then take a pencil to puncture the holes, then line op the screws on the holes, holy crap the other must be @ half the other all the way up the other short and the other half...... ah well its on!
My H70 should be the same as your H80 and the backplate DOSE NOT line up straight up and down. The backplate for the cooler actually is at a slight angle.
I too had to scratch my head once or twice before i realized that the bracket holes line up but the bracket itself is angled.
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Another review of the Extreme 7 has been posted..http://www.kitguru.net/components/mo...7-gen3-review/
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Another review of the Extreme 7 has been posted..http://www.kitguru.net/components/mo...7-gen3-review/
Good read. Excellent review. Hope others in here give it a read!
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