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My budget is around £150 and I am wanting to outperform my H100i by around 8-10c.
I was going to get a XSPC RayStorm 750 RS240 but the pump dba is way too high for my liking. Is it even possible to control the speed of the pump? If so, I will buy that kit.
Thank you.
Edited by BradleyW - 4/1/13 at 1:26pm
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If you mean you expect to take 10C off your CPU core temp its not gonna happen.

The difference between a h100i and a Raystorm CPU block is only a few degrees.
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If you mean you expect to take 10C off your CPU core temp its not gonna happen.

The difference between a h100i and a Raystorm CPU block is only a few degrees.

I see.
Would I be better off getting a Swiftech H220 edge?
http://www.rwlabs.com/article.php?cat=&id=714&pagenumber=6
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I don't understand how any of these tests are fair seen as they are modified inside and out before looking at the thermal performance, so I am still no closer in my own mind on which I should use?
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZgctchIQ7M

Best video to see why the swiftech h220 is a great AIO smile.gif

To be honest, cutting 10C off your CPU will require, high end pump, high performance block, high performance rad, and fans.
Water cooling relies much on ambient temps which affect your component and equipment temps, so you would have to have extreme performing parts to cut a few degrees here and there
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZgctchIQ7M

Best video to see why the swiftech h220 is a great AIO smile.gif

To be honest, cutting 10C off your CPU will require, high end pump, high performance block, high performance rad, and fans.
Water cooling relies much on ambient temps which affect your component and equipment temps, so you would have to have extreme performing parts to cut a few degrees here and there
GL with the build mate!thumb.gif

This is exactly what my concern is. In the summer, my temps could go up about 4-5c which I'm trying to prevent, or at least reduce. Should a H100i for example be set to intake during the summer, or will the temperature inside the case be lower if you have higher ambient?
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This is exactly what my concern is. In the summer, my temps could go up about 4-5c which I'm trying to prevent, or at least reduce. Should a H100i for example be set to intake during the summer, or will the temperature inside the case be lower if you have higher ambient?
Thanks guy's.

It's same problem for me too mate.. On a cold day my water temps are 80F-86F. On a regular day my water temps are 88F-92F
My cpu temps stay the same, but I know that everything else doesn't

This might give you a laugh, I just ran across it http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VUbpb23yTK8 I doubt any of us would do this to the h100 though biggrin.gif
  
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It's same problem for me too mate.. On a cold day my water temps are 80F-86F. On a regular day my water temps are 88F-92F
My cpu temps stay the same, but I know that everything else doesn't

This might give you a laugh, I just ran across it http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VUbpb23yTK8 I doubt any of us would do this to the h100 though biggrin.gif

Haha I watchedd that the other day and I really want to try it lol.
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It's same problem for me too mate.. On a cold day my water temps are 80F-86F. On a regular day my water temps are 88F-92F
My cpu temps stay the same, but I know that everything else doesn't

This might give you a laugh, I just ran across it http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VUbpb23yTK8 I doubt any of us would do this to the h100 though biggrin.gif
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Haha I watchedd that the other day and I really want to try it lol.

With how I am, I might actually do this.....
Edit: Could I ask, if you use a SP quiet edition pair and SP normal pair of fans and have the faster ones pushing and slower ones pulling, will that reduce temperature performance as appose to the other way around?
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