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i have something similar to this, except one end attaches to the AC vent and the other end goes on the backside of a radiator with fans =/ works tho...
yeah that would help cool thing down. do you get good temps from doing that?
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post #12 of 21
creativity. idea. still, i think it's ineffective.
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post #13 of 21
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yeah that would help cool thing down. do you get good temps from doing that?
great temps, when it was 110*F outside my x6 1090t was like 15*C idle and like 28-32*C full load

edit: that's with the AC on 65 lol =/
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Honestly, I don't see the problem with the concept: locking the airflow such that it only flows through the radiator seems like a sound idea. The H50's rad might not be that awesome but some of the better ones out there might benefit nicely from this, meaning the watercooling setup itself might be inhibiting the cooling potential.

His two biggest problems seem to be the filter and the hosing itself. The first severely restricts airflow (no surprise). The hosing's ribs and twist are making a lot of turbulence which, while good for cooling components, only makes noise when it's being exhausted and if not exhausted quickly might slow down the overall airflow through the rad.
    
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Honestly, I don't see the problem with the concept: locking the airflow such that it only flows through the radiator seems like a sound idea. The H50's rad might not be that awesome but some of the better ones out there might benefit nicely from this, meaning the watercooling setup itself might be inhibiting the cooling potential.

His two biggest problems seem to be the filter and the hosing itself. The first severely restricts airflow (no surprise). The hosing's ribs and twist are making a lot of turbulence which, while good for cooling components, only makes noise when it's being exhausted and if not exhausted quickly might slow down the overall airflow through the rad.
the problem with the concept is that he's taking cold air from the back and immediately exhausting it out of the top?

if you replaced the tube with a 120mm and no ridges im willing to bet it would perform the same and be a complete waste of time and money, but that's what we do here on OCN... waste plenty of time and money
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post #17 of 21
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great temps, when it was 110*F outside my x6 1090t was like 15*C idle and like 28-32*C full load

edit: that's with the AC on 65 lol =/
that cool im getting ready set up a water cooling system in my set up but god even with my two jobs it still hurt my pocket book total set up was over $500
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post #18 of 21
Between the video card and the power supply exhausting hot air out the back (and rising), having an H50 set to "intake" from the back of the case seems counter productive...

I would imagine he'd have much better temps if he reversed the fans and brought air from the top/front of the case with it exiting out the back.
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post #19 of 21
I think the flaw in the idea was that the top fan wasnt strong enough to blow air through the entire length of the tube and the 90 degree kink didnt help at all. The air would just hit the corner and stop.

Of course, If he had thought about it, he could have just turned the rad to take in cool air from the back and had exhaust at the top, and actually get the same result, unless he is worried about the hot air from the GPUs rising from the back up to the rear fans.

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wow some of you need lighten up it just funny set up thought I share something i found odd with all of you here at overclock.
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