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Yeap, you can remove the tape / pad with alcohol and a little elbow grease.
If you can use the main heatsink, that would be good but Im not sure you can use this with the hybrid just because of the way the hybrid is configured.
As long as air is going over a heatsink, they will be cooled - either the main HS or the smaller hybrid ones.

Got it. Now my only problem is where to put the rad in my case here:

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Really having a hard time thinking where to put it. The only place I could think of is the bottom fan slot but that would exhaust hot air that might be ingested by the side panel fan, PSU fan, and front panel fan. What do you think?
post #42 of 133
Time to experiment...

1) Try the bottom slot and have your rad exhausting out of the case.

2) Rear port - use rad as intake into the case

3) Top port - use rad as intake into the case

Compare both your GPU and CPU temps and see which is the best balance.

Im outta here now (at work). Have a great Xmas and stay safe! thumb.gif
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Time to experiment...
1) Try the bottom slot and have your rad exhausting out of the case.
2) Rear port - use rad as intake into the case
3) Top port - use rad as intake into the case
Compare both your GPU and CPU temps and see which is the best balance.
Im outta here now (at work). Have a great Xmas and stay safe! thumb.gif

Right, I can't experiment yet because I still don't have the cooler. Last question though, I read in the manual of the hybrid cooler that there are thermal pads included but nowhere in the instructions does it say to use them. Where did you use them?
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Right, I can't experiment yet because I still don't have the cooler. Last question though, I read in the manual of the hybrid cooler that there are thermal pads included but nowhere in the instructions does it say to use them. Where did you use them?

I really dont recall getting pads in the kit when I got mine.... they maybe a new addition since then.

I would image they can be used on the vram HS. The heatsinks themselves have bare surfaces so I guess you have the choice of using either the pads or the adhesive paste.

Its Xmas day here... so HAPPY CHRISTMAS! biggrin.gif
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i also have a review, tho its not as comprehensive as this one

http://www.apluscomputertech.com/arctic-cooling-accelero-hybrid-install-review/
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i also have a review, tho its not as comprehensive as this one
http://www.apluscomputertech.com/arctic-cooling-accelero-hybrid-install-review/

Where is your review?
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in the link......
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I really dont recall getting pads in the kit when I got mine.... they maybe a new addition since then.
I would image they can be used on the vram HS. The heatsinks themselves have bare surfaces so I guess you have the choice of using either the pads or the adhesive paste.
Its Xmas day here... so HAPPY CHRISTMAS! biggrin.gif

I'm not sure of that because the pads do not stick without pressure, right? And the heatsinks that come with them do not receive any pressure. This is why I'm wondering why there are pads included. Looking at some reviews, there are indeed some pads included but were never used in the manual.

Can the two hoses of this AIO system be removed and installed easily for rerouting?

Yeah, Christmas arrived here earlier (GMT+8). Happy Christmas! biggrin.gif
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i also have a review, tho its not as comprehensive as this one
http://www.apluscomputertech.com/arctic-cooling-accelero-hybrid-install-review/

Thanks mate!
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my set did not come with any pads, just some thermal glue. it was relatively easy to setup the heatsinks. just let them sit for at least 30 min before you install the heatsink/pump and even then be gentle.
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