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I want to add a H60 to my new system build

This is my first time installing water-cooling
and not sure if I should exhaust hot air or intake fresh air into case per Corsair.
I have been here and looked around and not really any answers of which works,
I also went on You Tube and everything is on installing but now on which way air
should flow for H60.

1. Just wondering what owners of H50/H60/H80 are doing or anyone
who know more than I do so that means everyone..lol

2. I x140mm front intake
3. I x 140mm exhaust back
4. 1x230mm exhaust on top
5. 2x120mm intake door panel

Any help would be appreciated smile smile.gif
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I think your suppose to pull air from inside the case and exhaust it outside. I have read this in more than 1 place but i cant be sure
     
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set it up as exhaust. the air inside your case cant be all that much hotter unless you have sli/crossfire dumping heat into your case. even if you do, that can be remedied. see my sig rig...
ambients of 72*F(not celcius) load temp under both ibt and p95 of 63*C. 4.5ghz at 1.352v
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I would recommend putting that money on a real air cooler, it will perform a lot better than a H60 will ever.

Even the 25€ Thermalright TrueSpirit is better than H60 when you make it Push/Pull and lap it.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Pedroc1999 View Post

I think your suppose to pull air from inside the case and exhaust it outside. I have read this in more than 1 place but i cant be sure

Same here I believe the same thing, but after watching the Corsair company video on the
H60 it did not make sense to me either. I thought this the way I supposed to install
it and changed my mind and did nothing until I asked for help.
I guess i wanted to see what the experts here were doing with exhaust.
Thanks smile.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Stige View Post

I would recommend putting that money on a real air cooler, it will perform a lot better than a H60 will ever.

Even the 25€ Thermalright TrueSpirit is better than H60 when you make it Push/Pull and lap it.

I know there is another model Swiftech new H220 all-in-one CPU cooling
coming out in March sometime. I have watched the video and looks impressive even
to me.
I guess I just wanted to jump in with water-cooling now instead of waiting and got caught
up in the Wow this is new to me.
I will just use my stock cooler for now and wait and see.

Thanks for sending me in the right direction smile.gif
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You welcome M8, Im here to help. If you need anything feel free to PM me
     
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pc-illiterate View Post

set it up as exhaust. the air inside your case cant be all that much hotter unless you have sli/crossfire dumping heat into your case. even if you do, that can be remedied. see my sig rig...
ambients of 72*F(not celcius) load temp under both ibt and p95 of 63*C. 4.5ghz at 1.352v


I looked at your signature and your are right and exhaust the air.
I am not using sli/crossfire
If you want you look at my signature and it is NZXT Build, I just
finished one earlier this month and someone on OCN had
a white case, I liked it and started another build a with White case..
I just need something to keep me busy. Watercooling
never in all my year has been a choice but since I started on this site, there
are so many things to keep me busy.

I do enjoy building and have never even tried overclocking.
So I have a lot to learn.
Again thanks biggrin.gif
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