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post #851 of 1026
I'm pretty Sure Linus did some testing on push vs pull vs push pull. Pull I believe was the same as push maybe cooler? And it just was easier to clean dust. And obv the push pull config would be best
post #852 of 1026
Im running a push config and quite happy with that. Gonna change out the stock cooling paste to check if I get my temps any lower
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post #853 of 1026
When I switched from the stock grease to arctic silver 5 I got about ~10 degrees
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The stock tim on the H-series is very good. Its the highest Shin Estu.

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post #855 of 1026
Welp, got my HDDs moved down and took the middle cage out. Looks better, and getting better temps for my GPU. Now time to invest in some worthy fans (and a controller). These stock intakes aren't worth anything. Pic incoming. Sorry for the awful quality.

 
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post #856 of 1026
The stock intake fans aren't too bad for the purpose and design of the case. See my post above. The intake fans don't make a huge difference with the doors and panels closed.
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Originally Posted by Lust View Post

When I switched from the stock grease to arctic silver 5 I got about ~10 degrees
Sounds good. I have some Akasa leftovers im gonna try
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post #858 of 1026
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Originally Posted by mistercoffee1 View Post

The stock intake fans aren't too bad for the purpose and design of the case. See my post above. The intake fans don't make a huge difference with the doors and panels closed.

Well since I'm using a GPU with a pretty mediocre cooler, every little bit counts. They are fine for cooling the HDDs, but outside of that, it's not really pushing enough air to really even reach the main portion of the case. To give an example of how sensitive my card is to the changes (moving sound card down to PCI-e x16 slot; taking out HDD cage);

Before I reseated my GPU cooler with different TP:
BF4 on 'High' preset was pushing my card to 95-105C.

After I reseated:
BF4 on 'High' preset was pushing my card to 88-91C.

After sound card placement and HDD cage removal:
BF4 on 'High' preset is now pushing my card to 78-81C.

Of course, I can't even credit the HDD cage removal for the improvement as it could just as well have been the sound card repositioning. I'm going to put it back into the PCI-e x1 slot later and see what happens.
 
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post #859 of 1026
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Originally Posted by pez View Post

Any of you guys running H100(i)s running it as a pull setup rather than push? If so, are temps better in pull than push?

No, rarely is there any difference

Some new pictures as I changed my GPU and my PSU






Edited by Jetster - 2/27/14 at 6:17pm
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Edited by Jetster - 3/6/14 at 1:39am
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