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post #11 of 15
Pretty sure I've had positive pressure on all my cases. Never had problem with temps either. Like right now, I've got all my fans and my H100 in p/p as intake save for one single 120mm as exhaust and I've got my i5 2500k oc'd to 5ghz with 1.5v and I don't hit over 70 on a 24hr Prime.
post #12 of 15
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Yes it is, and mount the side panel fan as intake as well? It would be blow directly over my GPU's.
Did you you use a side panel fan?
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Yea, as intake.
    
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In my Fractal Define R3 for some reason when I set my Coolit Eco as intake it would increase the noise by causing turbulence on the mesh fan hole. For some reason it didn't cause turbulence when it was blowing air out though.

I can't imagine it making much of a difference with the H80 though.

How much cooling do you really need to achieve a max overclock on that 960 though? Would a 2500k or 2600k be cooler?
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On this H80, can I plug the 3 pin connector into the cpu fan port on the mobo and use the 4-pin to the PSU?

The instructions with this think literally had no words on it, it was all just illustrations, lol.


Also, I installed it as an intake...with the only exhaust being my top 140 and I have great temps, seems running positive pressure is working in my case. I haven't had a chance to overclock yet, because my PSU decided to die, but at stock and at idle, I'm sitting at 32*F average between the four cores.
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You want the 3pin wire from the pump plugged into a source that will keep it running 100% (aka not a CPU fan header that changes speed), then plug the fan into whatever.
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