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H60 Push/Pull worth it or just stick with single fan?

Poll Results: Is it Worth it?

 
  • 57% (4)
    Yes
  • 42% (3)
    No
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post #1 of 6
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Ok so the title pretty much says it all. Do you guys think it is worth it to go push/pull on the H60 or is it not going to make much difference over my single fan setup.(Currently Akasa Viper) What kind of gains can I expect to see?
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a better air flow experience for your case. this is my setup and it stays very cold with rig running overclocked and 50% CPU load, 100% gpu load on converting movies and playing games.
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post #3 of 6
push/pull config /w decent fans such as gentle typhoon ap15 will give you much better gain than your current setup. how much better? probably not much but its better.

http://martinsliquidlab.org/2012/01/15/radiator-shroud-testing-v2/
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Originally Posted by BankaiKiller View Post

a better air flow experience for your case. this is my setup and it stays very cold with rig running overclocked and 50% CPU load, 100% gpu load on converting movies and playing games.

Eh in a Raven RV02 having a p/p config in the top exhaust won't do too much more for airflow really - but it will still be a little better for performance.

I've always run my H50 & H60 in a P/P config, you'll probably see about a 2-3c drop but it could be more/less depending on the fans.
(Personally I've used AP-15s and AP-14s, can't say I'm too knowledgable on the static pressure in those Vipers - though I hear they're great fans)
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post #5 of 6
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Eh in a Raven RV02 having a p/p config in the top exhaust won't do too much more for airflow really - but it will still be a little better for performance.
I've always run my H50 & H60 in a P/P config, you'll probably see about a 2-3c drop but it could be more/less depending on the fans.
(Personally I've used AP-15s and AP-14s, can't say I'm too knowledgable on the static pressure in those Vipers - though I hear they're great fans)

They are very high static pressure fans.(I think it was like 2.98) If 2-3c is all I am going to see I am not really sure that is worth the $22 it would cost to do a P/P setup.($16 Viper, $6 PWM Y-Cable) Thanks for the help guys. +Rep for all
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post #6 of 6
Read up on this following article. Its a conclusive experiment on seeing weather or not Push/Pull or shroud configurations make an impact on water temperature.

http://martinsliquidlab.org/2012/01/15/radiator-shroud-testing-v2/3/

Conclusion: If saving a mere 2~3*C seems beneficial to you in terms of cost and performance, then be it. From a person who likes to save money stand point it will save me a few dollars not going this route.
    
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