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i7 980 4.2 ghz Amazing temps and a monster set up with Corsair h100 !!!!

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I have tryed so much diferent set ups and so much diferent compounds but i have come to ideal set up which gets me 50-55c on full load for hours, as you can see at the screen. So far i have only seen this kind of temps on custom loops. The hint is that i dont care about the noise when im overclocking, and playing games, i use headphones. The past week i have tryed so about 15 set ups of the fans, and the temps were around 70-75, but that was too high for me, because i will be OC my cpu til 5ghz. So i have tryed 3 diferent compounds, and stoped on GlacialTech IceTherm II, its very nice. My fan set up is push and pull for h100, but on my case haf x i have figuered that top fans are beter for intake of cold air, and the back 140 should be removed, to let the air come out easier. In my bay i have 3 fans for intake which help the hot air to get out which is thrown in from the h100 rad. On my rad for push i have a monster 1x 120 мм Scythe Gentle Typhoon which runs at 4500 rpm wink.gif)))
Its a MONSTA, 1x 120 мм Cooler Master Excalibur. For pull i have stock corsair 120 fan and i must say that you have to put it opisite of the cooler master fan because the Typhoon produces so much airflow that if you put a fan opisite the typhoon it will block the air flow and makes less throughput( Also with top 200m fans you have to move one to 1st hole, the top fan also stops airflow for the typhoon because its spining so fast.
You can see on the 2nd screen that i ran prime for 2 hours and passed 12k with 55 max temp.(room temp 28c) I dont know what was making my temps so high
with diferent set ups i tryed, but this thermal paste cooler and the set up of the case is probably the best you can do with a closed loop system as h100. Also i only switch typhoon on when im at 5 ghz and running prime or something like that. I lower my other fans and set them to 1300rpm and it becomes silent, and also hits 57 max while playing bf3 for hours. 338
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if you guys are interested of pics of the set up just let me know i will make some.
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lol. only 4.2 ghz? my 990X would like a word with you.

i kid, nice overclock.
 
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post #3 of 12
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its not about overclock, its about the temps with corsair h100.
And also mine isnt 980x its just 980(without x) so 5 ghz is a good OC for it.
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run prime95 for 2 hours and give me your temps with your h80
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56c full load. problem?
 
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for 2 hours?))
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for 2 hours?))

a hour. you reach max temp in prime at that point

H100 is marginal to the H80, and your fan set up is pretty horrid. one gentle typhoon, one excalibur, and then stock fans.

thin 240 rad is not much better than a thick 120 rad. now if it was a thick 240 that is a different story.
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i didnt know that h80 is better than h100
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Give LinX a try for about 10 passes and please post some temps
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i didnt know that h80 is better than h100

lol. the h100 is better. but it is marginal
 
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