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Poll Results: Should I get he H80 or Kuhler 920?

 
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I would go with the H80 for the server and H100 for your other PC

My other PC is an exclusive air cooled build smile.gif But thanks, I'd like to go the H80... problem is, don't know if it is worth it over the cheaper D14.

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I went from a H50 to the Antec 920. Basically the same as an H80. I did it because of the LED on the pump and the software etc and also the thicker rad. They are extremely easy to setup and if your case has a cutout for the CPU cooler you don't even need to remove your m/b thumb.gif

Thanks smile.gif


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Does any one have any quick access to benchmarks between the top end air coolers and the H60 or H80?
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Well the reviews say that the D14 does cool a few degrees better. But its HUGE, with a capital HUGE. What ever you get you have to make sure it fits into the case you want it to go into. I think a Hyper 212+ or 212 Evo would do you quite nicely. Smaller than the D14 still a cooling power house. Cheaper too.
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Well the reviews say that the D14 does cool a few degrees better. But its HUGE, with a capital HUGE. What ever you get you have to make sure it fits into the case you want it to go into. I think a Hyper 212+ or 212 Evo would do you quite nicely. Smaller than the D14 still a cooling power house. Cheaper too.

Those 1366 CPUs get pretty freakin' hot, would a 212+ really cut it? The server is loaded a lot!
I could fit the D14 easy peasy, plenty of room on the side of the case, RAM doesn't have fancy heat sinks.

Also ambient temps suck a little bit in the room, would water work better as opposed to a pure air solution in this case?
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Didn't know about the Corsair warranty... thanks thumb.gif
Did you run yours out of your system to test it out too?

No problem.

Just for a couple seconds. I just plugged it in to make sure the pump worked, and nothing was wet. After I installed it I checked a couple times just to make sure, but it was all good.
Btw, since your going to be using this as a server, I would highly recommend getting another 120mm fan if you go with the H60. The single does a very good job as it is, but if its going to be running at or neat 100% for days on end, another fan would greatly help heat dissipation.
Edited by *ka24e* - 1/27/12 at 3:08am
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The D14 is massive, it's bigger than it looks in the pictures.
It's also surprisingly heavy, and I doubt it's going to fit well in a server case.
But don't take this the wrong way though, the D14 is a great (if not the best) heatsink because it cools so much but outputs such less noise. I'm pretty sure the D14 is cheaper than most enclosed WC loops such as the H80 and H60.

Don't worry about leakage and set-up, the mounting system for the Corsair Hxx systems are easy to use (the H50 and H70 are different from the H60 and H80 I think), the warranty covers any components affected by spilled coolant from the cooler so you can't go wrong there thumb.gif
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The D14 is massive, it's bigger than it looks in the pictures.
It's also surprisingly heavy, and I doubt it's going to fit well in a server case.
But don't take this the wrong way though, the D14 is a great (if not the best) heatsink because it cools so much but outputs such less noise. I'm pretty sure the D14 is cheaper than most enclosed WC loops such as the H80 and H60.
Don't worry about leakage and set-up, the mounting system for the Corsair Hxx systems are easy to use (the H50 and H70 are different from the H60 and H80 I think), the warranty covers any components affected by spilled coolant from the cooler so you can't go wrong there thumb.gif

Thanks for the input!

It's not a server case smile.gif
Just an ordinary desktop build rigged up as a server.

And yeah I saw some reviews on the H70 complaining about the mounting system! So if the H60 and H80 are different then, awesome!

Given the fact that I actually can fit a D14, and that it is cheaper than these pre-built water coolers, would you suggest just going with the D14?
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Yes I would, if it fits that is.

You can't go wrong with a D14
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Yes I would, if it fits that is.
You can't go wrong with a D14

Excellent.

Though I do come back to my previous post where I ask:
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Also ambient temps suck a little bit in the room, would water work better as opposed to a pure air solution in this case?

Or am I just making crap up there in that question? tongue.gif

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Hmmm, currently i have a corsair H50, H60, H70 and a Antec 920 running in my different systems. Overall very easy to mount, can take 5-20 minutes to install depending i would say, usually on the lower end. The mounting pretty much just consists of 4-8 screws (4 for fan and upto 4 for mount) so its what makes it quick. In the last 2 years i have not noticed any leakage in my H50 and no client builds ive used them in have complained about leakage or water damage so i wouldn't worry to much about that as leakage seems to be rare

Personally i prefer using them over air coolers because it takes the hot air out of the case, in my sig rig keeping the hot air out made it so i can turn down the fans for my intakes (5 intakes 1 exhaust) and it also brought my system temp a little lower as well. But this is at least what i noticed on my sig rig and a few rigs i have at home, not sure what other people experience with theirs tongue.gif

Edit: Overall actually i do prefer using closed loop systems over water-cooling since i change out parts in my systems constantly, makes it much easier to get out and then get it back in.

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Hmmm, currently i have a corsair H50, H60, H70 and a Antec 920 running in my different systems. Overall very easy to mount, can take 5-20 minutes to install depending i would say, usually on the lower end. The mounting pretty much just consists of 4-8 screws (4 for fan and upto 4 for mount) so its what makes it quick. In the last 2 years i have not noticed any leakage in my H50 and no client builds ive used them in have complained about leakage or water damage so i wouldn't worry to much about that as leakage seems to be rare
Personally i prefer using them over air coolers because it takes the hot air out of the case, in my sig rig keeping the hot air out made it so i can turn down the fans for my intakes (5 intakes 1 exhaust) and it also brought my system temp a little lower as well. But this is at least what i noticed on my sig rig and a few rigs i have at home, not sure what other people experience with theirs tongue.gif
Edit: Overall actually i do prefer using closed loop systems over water-cooling since i change out parts in my systems constantly, makes it much easier to get out and then get it back in.
(sorry if its hard to read, pulling an all nighter @_@ )

I read it fine smile.gif

Thanks...

I'd really love to go water this easily, but I can't justify the expense over a D14 if it performs better redface.gif
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Ol' Sandy
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Plextor PX-256M5S 256GB Samsung EVO 1TB Hitachi HDS721010CLA332 Hitachi HDS723020BLA642 
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Hitachi HDS723020BLA642 Hitachi HUA722010CLA330 WDC WD10EARS-00Z5B1 TSSTcorp CDDVDW SH-S223B 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Phanteks PH-TC14PE with TY-140's Lamptron FCv5 (x2) Windows 8 Pro 64-bit Dell U2412M 
MonitorMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Dell U2412M Dell U2212HM Dell U2713HM Topre Realforce 87UB | Ducky DK9087 G2 Pro 
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