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post #2891 of 10491
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I was just thinking of air on the processor, after hearing a lot of scare stories of loud pumps/leaks. Also doesn't the Phanteks perform better than the H80i? I think i'll probably put up with the heat from the GPU, i've moved it to the very left PCIe slot so its almost directly next to the edge of the case pulling cold air in on its own thumb.gif Water is something i'm definitely interested in it just seems like more points of failure.

There was a grinding noise in the first edition H80 which was resolved in the H80i, but in the horizontal layout of this case the pump didn't grind for me anyway.
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post #2892 of 10491
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Don't use stock coolers, they're pants. If you don't want to spend a lot on a cooler then a Cooler Master Hyper 212 would suffice, it is a great value cooler

Then he wouldn't be able to put fans in the top mesh. That's why I was wondering about the cpu cooler.
 
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post #2893 of 10491
What is everyone's thoughts on using 4 x 120mm fans on the top lid instead of a single 200mm? I don't really care for noise.
post #2894 of 10491
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Don't use stock coolers, they're pants. If you don't want to spend a lot on a cooler then a Cooler Master Hyper 212 would suffice, it is a great value cooler

I don't plan on overclocking the CPU as it has plenty of power for me. The only thing I'm looking for is graphics processing power and heat produced for them there they will be 3 way SLI
post #2895 of 10491
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There was a grinding noise in the first edition H80 which was resolved in the H80i, but in the horizontal layout of this case the pump didn't grind for me anyway.

As thats pretty good then, i've also heard if it leaks they'll replace everything for you? I guess its a sum up of whether;

Stick with air:
- Buy a 60GBP Phanteks
- Deal with its hugeness
- Butcher my ram heatspreaders or buy new ram

Go H80i;
- Spend 80GBP
- Enjoy

I actually think it might be worth looking into as in mine and computing terms 80 pounds isn't that much money and it could be my first experience leading for more exciting water cooling! I've heard a couple of people say that the Phanteks comes into its own on an Oc'ed CPU and thats the reason im replacing my current, to push my bulldozer until the new range of steamroller comes out.
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post #2896 of 10491
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As thats pretty good then, i've also heard if it leaks they'll replace everything for you? I guess its a sum up of whether;

Stick with air:
- Buy a 60GBP Phanteks
- Deal with its hugeness
- Butcher my ram heatspreaders or buy new ram

Go H80i;
- Spend 80GBP
- Enjoy

I actually think it might be worth looking into as in mine and computing terms 80 pounds isn't that much money and it could be my first experience leading for more exciting water cooling! I've heard a couple of people say that the Phanteks comes into its own on an Oc'ed CPU and thats the reason im replacing my current, to push my bulldozer until the new range of steamroller comes out.

My H80 (first edition) kept my overclocked Phenom II 965 x4 @4GHz under 44 C on prime95 8 hours
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post #2897 of 10491
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My H80 (first edition) kept my overclocked Phenom II 965 x4 @4GHz under 44 C on prime95 8 hours

Hmm, part of me says yeah stop being a woman and buy it, the other side tells me to quit trying to push the CPU and wait till steamroller and decide then...
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post #2898 of 10491
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Hmm, part of me says yeah stop being a woman and buy it, the other side tells me to quit trying to push the CPU and wait till steamroller and decide then...


Get it now
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..
...
....
Have some fun
.
..
...
....
be prepared for steamroller
.
..
...
....
PARTY ON
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post #2899 of 10491
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Get it now
.
..
...
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Have some fun
.
..
...
....
be prepared for steamroller
.
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...
....
PARTY ON

Plus...more room and i could sell my Hyper to a friend. Which fans are good on a H80i?

PARTY ON WAYNE
PARTY ON GARTH
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post #2900 of 10491
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Plus...more room and i could sell my Hyper to a friend. Which fans are good on a H80i?

PARTY ON WAYNE
PARTY ON GARTH

You can see more goodies inside too.

To be honest the Corsair SP120s they provide with the H80i will do a good job
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