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Do you mean the orientation of the radiator?
Yes, can I place the rad vertical?
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post #9892 of 20809
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Originally Posted by Neo Zuko View Post

Yes, can I place the rad vertical?

That shouldn't be a problem. Being that the pump and reservoir are on the radiator this shouldn't pose any issues, but you will need to have the pump and reservoir located at the bottom to prevent air from collecting there once evaporation starts to set in.
post #9893 of 20809
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Originally Posted by CM MR HAF View Post

Hi,

I noticed only 14% of the people here polled have Glacers vs 45% have H220. We wanted to ensure Glacer is as successful as H220 especially in regions like USA that aren't selling H220 anylonger. Since we are all already owners of H220 or Glacer, Is there any differences that pushed your preferences toward one or the other?

There is a chance that we could improve Glacer beyond H220, and if so, we would like to ask the club owners here first how it should be done.
send people to this forum for questions lol
that i think is why more have the h220 vs the glacer

the only other thing i think would make this better is a pwm splitter ( not necessarily a swiftech 8 hub. just a basic wired splitter that pulls power from either fan header or sata/molex and sends a pwm signal from one header to all fans/pumps. i hate not having that kind of control. but hey i am a weird freak about that, that is why i use an aquaero )

this is one of my fav accessories on the MCP35x2 esp since i can not only send the same pwm signal out. but i can also monitor the rpms using another header ( i use my mobo headers for monitoring RPM signals ONLY )

and as soon as i order my sleaving stuffs, i will be making my own just like this
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The H220X and an additional 3x120mm rad will be more than enough for just a CPU and GPU loop. You should get really good temperatures with a setup like that. Push/ pull is a personal choice and will depend on what radiator you plan to get, what fans you intend to use, and what noise level versus performance you're trying to get. There are too many variables to go over them all in a single post.

After reading so many posts stating that P/P isn't worth it because of a 1-3° temp drop and then others stating that it can vary based on the rad itself and/or whether you have static pressure fans in combination with AF fans? I feel like there's more mixed reviews on this than solid info. As far as noise level to performance based on the little research I've done the GT-AP15's have dissapeared from the face of the earth and my next best being the Noctua NF-F12's. Anything in between or along those lines?
check martinsliquidlab idr where i saw it and my internet is not that great ( overseas atm )

but on most thin rads you really wont see an improvement on temps no. however some like it which is fine, and again this is assuming using a good fan

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post #9894 of 20809
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That shouldn't be a problem. Being that the pump and reservoir are on the radiator this shouldn't pose any issues, but you will need to have the pump and reservoir located at the bottom to prevent air from collecting there once evaporation starts to set in.

Yes, I'm quoting myself here. In talking with Gabe it doesn't matter where the pump and reservoir are placed when the radiator is mounted vertically. The only configuration that doesn't work with the new H220X is that of having the radiator mounted horizontally with the pump and reservoir above it. This configuration just doesn't work. I hope this provides more clarity and lets you know that only one possible configuration is not an option for installation.
post #9895 of 20809
Bram I have a quick question for you. I am doing a build in a 540 air and want to put the h220x in the top like normal. What I am going to do is lay the case on it's side with the window up. Will the h220x work ok in this orientation?
post #9896 of 20809
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Bram I have a quick question for you. I am doing a build in a 540 air and want to put the h220x in the top like normal. What I am going to do is lay the case on it's side with the window up. Will the h220x work ok in this orientation?

Yes, that should be fine.
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Originally Posted by CM MR HAF View Post

Hi,

I noticed only 14% of the people here polled have Glacers vs 45% have H220. We wanted to ensure Glacer is as successful as H220 especially in regions like USA that aren't selling H220 anylonger. Since we are all already owners of H220 or Glacer, Is there any differences that pushed your preferences toward one or the other?

There is a chance that we could improve Glacer beyond H220, and if so, we would like to ask the club owners here first how it should be done.

Hi Jon, I think a lot of it was the amount of time the H220 was the only variant available, as Bryan mentioned. Some of it too though is probably all the people I and others have directed to this very thread for support and questions about the unit. I know in the past I've posted a lot of info about it on OC3D and LTT with a link the this thread as well.
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Great, I have a CaseLabs SM8 case where I could place the H220X 240 rad with the pump and res in the front bays and stash another 480 rad in the roof.
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post #9899 of 20809
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Hi,

I noticed only 14% of the people here polled have Glacers vs 45% have H220. We wanted to ensure Glacer is as successful as H220 especially in regions like USA that aren't selling H220 anylonger. Since we are all already owners of H220 or Glacer, Is there any differences that pushed your preferences toward one or the other?

There is a chance that we could improve Glacer beyond H220, and if so, we would like to ask the club owners here first how it should be done.
The Glacer tends to be more expensive and people go to NCIX for the $100 H220s. Also, it seems that your pump wires tend to catch fire more easily than the sleeved Swiftech ones (could just be improper installation, but who knows). I had to get an 8-way Swiftech Splitter to keep my fans at an even pace, while the H220 comes standard with one. Overall, its a superb product and has a beautiful look to it. Ideally, you guys could direct us to Swiftech to RMA it and they send you the refurb units\directly back to us.

BTW: The Glacer, like its H220 counterpart suffers from bad mounting on motherboards with wide VRM heatsinks, I had to dremel out part of the bottom left mounting bracket in order for it to fit.
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The Glacer tends to be more expensive and people go to NCIX for the $100 H220s. Also, it seems that your pump wires tend to catch fire more easily than the sleeved Swiftech ones (could just be improper installation, but who knows). I had to get an 8-way Swiftech Splitter to keep my fans at an even pace, while the H220 comes standard with one. Overall, its a superb product and has a beautiful look to it. Ideally, you guys could direct us to Swiftech to RMA it and they send you the refurb units\directly back to us.

BTW: The Glacer, like its H220 counterpart suffers from bad mounting on motherboards with wide VRM heatsinks, I had to dremel out part of the bottom left mounting bracket in order for it to fit.

The latest Glacers should have fixed that as we requested a solution in change from Swiftech.
    
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