Overclock.net › Forums › Cooling › Water Cooling › [Build Log] Water cooled Corsair Carbide Series Air 540
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

[Build Log] Water cooled Corsair Carbide Series Air 540 - Page 6

post #51 of 292
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by sivoloc View Post

Awesome build dude, cant wait till mine arives aswell, a quick question; The alphacool rads you are using what type is it, im planning on getting 2x Alphacool xt45 240mm rads, but i dont know if a 46mm rad will fit, i dont need pushpull on push

what is your opinion?

thanks thumb.gif

they are ST 240 - 30mm thick, plus 2x25mm for fans = 80mm. If you go with XT (45mm) with only one layer of fans you will have 70mm, so more space thumb.gif
Up to 1500rpm ST has only slightly lower heat dissipation than XT or UT, at 600rpm they are the best. For me (1000rpm is maximum I can stand) ST is better choice.
The only drawback is that slimmer rads have bigger restriction, so if you have many of those it may be a problem, but I hope not with 240+240+360 plus 2 blocks only.
http://martinsliquidlab.org/2012/05/01/alphacool-nexxxos-st30-360-radiator/4/

I will add most probably 360 ST to my current setup, pull only (push pull wont fit). I may also install 240 in front a bit higher with push-pull to have 3 rads in push pull and nice symmetry - it may work, I don't know yet.

I hope it helps.
   
My first LC build
(14 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i7-5930K Gigabyte GA-X99-Gaming 7 WIFI Gigabyte GTX 970 (9GV-N970G1 GAMING-4GD) Gigabyte GTX 970 (9GV-N970G1 GAMING-4GD) 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
G.Skill Ripjaws 4 series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR4-28... Seagate Barracuda 3TB 7200 RPM SAMSUNG 830 Series 128GB x 2 RAID 0 Samsung SSD850 EVO 1TB 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
custom loop, 3x240 rads Windows 10 pro DELL P2715Q Benq xl2411z v2 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
SteelSeries 6Gv2 Seasonic Platinum 1200W (SS-1200XP3) Phanteks Enthoo Primo Sensei Raw 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-750 ASUS - P7P55D-E Premium GTX 670 direct CU Kingston Genesis 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 830 custom water loop windows 7 64 Ultimate Dell 2209WA 22 inch 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
steelseries corsair 760i Corsair 540 air steelseries xai 
Mouse PadAudio
steelseries asus 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-750 ASUS - P7P55D-E Premium GTX 670 direct CU Kingston Genesis 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 830 custom water loop windows 7 home premium Dell 2209WA 22 inch 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
steelseries corsair 760i CM 690 II adv steelseries xai 
Mouse PadAudio
steelseries asus 
  hide details  
Reply
   
My first LC build
(14 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i7-5930K Gigabyte GA-X99-Gaming 7 WIFI Gigabyte GTX 970 (9GV-N970G1 GAMING-4GD) Gigabyte GTX 970 (9GV-N970G1 GAMING-4GD) 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
G.Skill Ripjaws 4 series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR4-28... Seagate Barracuda 3TB 7200 RPM SAMSUNG 830 Series 128GB x 2 RAID 0 Samsung SSD850 EVO 1TB 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
custom loop, 3x240 rads Windows 10 pro DELL P2715Q Benq xl2411z v2 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
SteelSeries 6Gv2 Seasonic Platinum 1200W (SS-1200XP3) Phanteks Enthoo Primo Sensei Raw 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-750 ASUS - P7P55D-E Premium GTX 670 direct CU Kingston Genesis 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 830 custom water loop windows 7 64 Ultimate Dell 2209WA 22 inch 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
steelseries corsair 760i Corsair 540 air steelseries xai 
Mouse PadAudio
steelseries asus 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-750 ASUS - P7P55D-E Premium GTX 670 direct CU Kingston Genesis 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 830 custom water loop windows 7 home premium Dell 2209WA 22 inch 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
steelseries corsair 760i CM 690 II adv steelseries xai 
Mouse PadAudio
steelseries asus 
  hide details  
Reply
post #52 of 292
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gleniu View Post

thanks thumb.gif

they are ST 240 - 30mm thick, plus 2x25mm for fans = 80mm. If you go with XT (45mm) with only one layer of fans you will have 70mm, so more space thumb.gif
Up to 1500rpm ST has only slightly lower heat dissipation than XT or UT, at 600rpm they are the best. For me (1000rpm is maximum I can stand) ST is better choice.
The only drawback is that slimmer rads have bigger restriction, so if you have many of those it may be a problem, but I hope not with 240+240+360 plus 2 blocks only.
http://martinsliquidlab.org/2012/05/01/alphacool-nexxxos-st30-360-radiator/4/

I will add most probably 360 ST to my current setup, pull only (push pull wont fit). I may also install 240 in front a bit higher with push-pull to have 3 rads in push pull and nice symmetry - it may work, I don't know yet.

I hope it helps.

It did, thx smile.gif
Red Hyper
(9 items)
 
Snow White
(10 items)
 
Black Snake
(15 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k PZ77-i deluxe GTX 680 16gb Corsair Vengeance 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
120gb OCZ Agility Custom Watercooling W7 3x 27" Acer  
PowerCase
OCZ 800 watt gold  Bitfenix Prodigy White 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 2500k ASUS P8Z77-I Gainward Geforce GTX 680 Corsair Vengeance 8gb 1600 mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingMonitor
OCZ agility 3 120 gb Western digital 1 tb Green Corsair h100i Acer H274HL 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Lycrosa Corsair GS800 Bitfenix Prodigy black Razer Mamba 2012 editon 
Mouse PadAudioOther
Razer goliathus extended edition Steelseries h5v2 Bitfenis Spectre pro  
  hide details  
Reply
Red Hyper
(9 items)
 
Snow White
(10 items)
 
Black Snake
(15 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500k PZ77-i deluxe GTX 680 16gb Corsair Vengeance 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
120gb OCZ Agility Custom Watercooling W7 3x 27" Acer  
PowerCase
OCZ 800 watt gold  Bitfenix Prodigy White 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 2500k ASUS P8Z77-I Gainward Geforce GTX 680 Corsair Vengeance 8gb 1600 mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingMonitor
OCZ agility 3 120 gb Western digital 1 tb Green Corsair h100i Acer H274HL 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Lycrosa Corsair GS800 Bitfenix Prodigy black Razer Mamba 2012 editon 
Mouse PadAudioOther
Razer goliathus extended edition Steelseries h5v2 Bitfenis Spectre pro  
  hide details  
Reply
post #53 of 292
Awesome work man. Hopefully I can pick one of these up for my next build. Watercooling is sexy!
HAF 912 Rig
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 3570k delid Gigabyte Z77-D3H Galaxy GTX 680 Kingston Hyper X 4x2GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Toshiba 2TB HDD 90GB Corsair Force 3 H70 w/ push/pull panaflo W7 ult. 64 bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
BenQ XL2420T w/ lighboost hack 24/7 Coolermaster Quickfire with Cherry Browns Rosewill HIVE 750w Coolermaster HAF912 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Windows Mouse Optical Puretrak Talent Fiio E7 > Denon AHD2000 
  hide details  
Reply
HAF 912 Rig
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 3570k delid Gigabyte Z77-D3H Galaxy GTX 680 Kingston Hyper X 4x2GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Toshiba 2TB HDD 90GB Corsair Force 3 H70 w/ push/pull panaflo W7 ult. 64 bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
BenQ XL2420T w/ lighboost hack 24/7 Coolermaster Quickfire with Cherry Browns Rosewill HIVE 750w Coolermaster HAF912 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Windows Mouse Optical Puretrak Talent Fiio E7 > Denon AHD2000 
  hide details  
Reply
post #54 of 292
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gleniu View Post

thanks thumb.gifWarning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
they are ST 240 - 30mm thick, plus 2x25mm for fans = 80mm. If you go with XT (45mm) with only one layer of fans you will have 70mm, so more space thumb.gif
Up to 1500rpm ST has only slightly lower heat dissipation than XT or UT, at 600rpm they are the best. For me (1000rpm is maximum I can stand) ST is better choice.
The only drawback is that slimmer rads have bigger restriction, so if you have many of those it may be a problem, but I hope not with 240+240+360 plus 2 blocks only.
http://martinsliquidlab.org/2012/05/01/alphacool-nexxxos-st30-360-radiator/4/

I will add most probably 360 ST to my current setup, pull only (push pull wont fit). I may also install 240 in front a bit higher with push-pull to have 3 rads in push pull and nice symmetry - it may work, I don't know yet.

I hope it helps.

yeah, I know, quoting myself...
After some further reading I learnt that I may expect up to 30% improvement with push-pull compared to pull or push only.
IMPORTANT: that number is not guaranteed - it may be much lower or close to nothing in a specific setup - do your own research before any buying decisions smile.gif
With this info I'm going with my original setup (my first post) slightly modified - 3 x ST 240 - top P-P, front P-P, bottom P-P or only P thumb.gif
Cramping 360 in does not make any sense. 3 identical rads will look fantastic smile.gif
Edited by Gleniu - 6/21/13 at 4:19am
   
My first LC build
(14 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i7-5930K Gigabyte GA-X99-Gaming 7 WIFI Gigabyte GTX 970 (9GV-N970G1 GAMING-4GD) Gigabyte GTX 970 (9GV-N970G1 GAMING-4GD) 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
G.Skill Ripjaws 4 series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR4-28... Seagate Barracuda 3TB 7200 RPM SAMSUNG 830 Series 128GB x 2 RAID 0 Samsung SSD850 EVO 1TB 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
custom loop, 3x240 rads Windows 10 pro DELL P2715Q Benq xl2411z v2 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
SteelSeries 6Gv2 Seasonic Platinum 1200W (SS-1200XP3) Phanteks Enthoo Primo Sensei Raw 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-750 ASUS - P7P55D-E Premium GTX 670 direct CU Kingston Genesis 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 830 custom water loop windows 7 64 Ultimate Dell 2209WA 22 inch 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
steelseries corsair 760i Corsair 540 air steelseries xai 
Mouse PadAudio
steelseries asus 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-750 ASUS - P7P55D-E Premium GTX 670 direct CU Kingston Genesis 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 830 custom water loop windows 7 home premium Dell 2209WA 22 inch 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
steelseries corsair 760i CM 690 II adv steelseries xai 
Mouse PadAudio
steelseries asus 
  hide details  
Reply
   
My first LC build
(14 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i7-5930K Gigabyte GA-X99-Gaming 7 WIFI Gigabyte GTX 970 (9GV-N970G1 GAMING-4GD) Gigabyte GTX 970 (9GV-N970G1 GAMING-4GD) 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
G.Skill Ripjaws 4 series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR4-28... Seagate Barracuda 3TB 7200 RPM SAMSUNG 830 Series 128GB x 2 RAID 0 Samsung SSD850 EVO 1TB 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
custom loop, 3x240 rads Windows 10 pro DELL P2715Q Benq xl2411z v2 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
SteelSeries 6Gv2 Seasonic Platinum 1200W (SS-1200XP3) Phanteks Enthoo Primo Sensei Raw 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-750 ASUS - P7P55D-E Premium GTX 670 direct CU Kingston Genesis 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 830 custom water loop windows 7 64 Ultimate Dell 2209WA 22 inch 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
steelseries corsair 760i Corsair 540 air steelseries xai 
Mouse PadAudio
steelseries asus 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-750 ASUS - P7P55D-E Premium GTX 670 direct CU Kingston Genesis 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 830 custom water loop windows 7 home premium Dell 2209WA 22 inch 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
steelseries corsair 760i CM 690 II adv steelseries xai 
Mouse PadAudio
steelseries asus 
  hide details  
Reply
post #55 of 292
that 30% improvement for p/p is highly dependent on fan speed and rad fin density

i highly doubt you'd get any where near 30% improvement with high speed/high pressure fans in push with anything under 10fpi
Main Rig
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I5 6600k Asus Z170I Pro Gaming EVGA 1080TI FTW3 Corsair Vengeance LPX 3200MHz C16 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850evo Western Digital Red Hyper 212+ W7 64 bit 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G610 Orion EVGA Supernova G3 850 Fractal Design Core 500 roccat nyth 
  hide details  
Reply
Main Rig
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I5 6600k Asus Z170I Pro Gaming EVGA 1080TI FTW3 Corsair Vengeance LPX 3200MHz C16 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850evo Western Digital Red Hyper 212+ W7 64 bit 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G610 Orion EVGA Supernova G3 850 Fractal Design Core 500 roccat nyth 
  hide details  
Reply
post #56 of 292



Edited by Jakusonfire - 6/21/13 at 1:32am
Kusanagi
(21 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 3570K Asus Sabertooth Z77 EVGA GTX 780 SC Corsair Vengeance Pro CMY16GX3M2A2133C11 16GB 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB X2 EK Supremacy Aqua Computer Aquaero 6 Pro Aqua Computer D5 USB 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Aquacomputer MPS 400 flow meter EK-CoolStream PE 360 EK-Coolstream PE 240 Noiseblocker Eloop B12-PS 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK Vardar F2 EK-FC Titan Acetal & Nickel EK-RAM Monarch X4 Clean CSQ - Acetal+Nickel EK-D5 X-RES 140 CSQ 
OSMonitorMonitorPower
Win 8.1 Pro 64 bit Samsung S27A750d LG E2290V-SN Silverstone Strider Plus 850W ST85F-P 
Case
Corsair Obsidian 750D 
  hide details  
Reply
Kusanagi
(21 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 3570K Asus Sabertooth Z77 EVGA GTX 780 SC Corsair Vengeance Pro CMY16GX3M2A2133C11 16GB 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB X2 EK Supremacy Aqua Computer Aquaero 6 Pro Aqua Computer D5 USB 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Aquacomputer MPS 400 flow meter EK-CoolStream PE 360 EK-Coolstream PE 240 Noiseblocker Eloop B12-PS 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK Vardar F2 EK-FC Titan Acetal & Nickel EK-RAM Monarch X4 Clean CSQ - Acetal+Nickel EK-D5 X-RES 140 CSQ 
OSMonitorMonitorPower
Win 8.1 Pro 64 bit Samsung S27A750d LG E2290V-SN Silverstone Strider Plus 850W ST85F-P 
Case
Corsair Obsidian 750D 
  hide details  
Reply
post #57 of 292
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by somebadlemonade View Post

that 30% improvement for p/p is highly dependent on fan speed and rad fin density

i highly doubt you'd get any where near 30% improvement with high speed/high pressure fans in push with anything under 10fpi

I said "up to". Still there will be a gain and push-pull will look much better. biggrin.gif

If I read correctly the charts posted by Jakusonfire they indicate ~20% improvement for 1500rpm range, I realize this is for standard rads, not slim ones.

Adding 360 P instead of 240 P-P would bring a bit more cooling performance, but it will look cramped and require additional holes for tubing going to the back of the case.

With 3 240 I will have a really clean setup using the grommets already in the case.
   
My first LC build
(14 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i7-5930K Gigabyte GA-X99-Gaming 7 WIFI Gigabyte GTX 970 (9GV-N970G1 GAMING-4GD) Gigabyte GTX 970 (9GV-N970G1 GAMING-4GD) 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
G.Skill Ripjaws 4 series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR4-28... Seagate Barracuda 3TB 7200 RPM SAMSUNG 830 Series 128GB x 2 RAID 0 Samsung SSD850 EVO 1TB 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
custom loop, 3x240 rads Windows 10 pro DELL P2715Q Benq xl2411z v2 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
SteelSeries 6Gv2 Seasonic Platinum 1200W (SS-1200XP3) Phanteks Enthoo Primo Sensei Raw 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-750 ASUS - P7P55D-E Premium GTX 670 direct CU Kingston Genesis 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 830 custom water loop windows 7 64 Ultimate Dell 2209WA 22 inch 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
steelseries corsair 760i Corsair 540 air steelseries xai 
Mouse PadAudio
steelseries asus 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-750 ASUS - P7P55D-E Premium GTX 670 direct CU Kingston Genesis 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 830 custom water loop windows 7 home premium Dell 2209WA 22 inch 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
steelseries corsair 760i CM 690 II adv steelseries xai 
Mouse PadAudio
steelseries asus 
  hide details  
Reply
   
My first LC build
(14 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i7-5930K Gigabyte GA-X99-Gaming 7 WIFI Gigabyte GTX 970 (9GV-N970G1 GAMING-4GD) Gigabyte GTX 970 (9GV-N970G1 GAMING-4GD) 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
G.Skill Ripjaws 4 series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR4-28... Seagate Barracuda 3TB 7200 RPM SAMSUNG 830 Series 128GB x 2 RAID 0 Samsung SSD850 EVO 1TB 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
custom loop, 3x240 rads Windows 10 pro DELL P2715Q Benq xl2411z v2 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
SteelSeries 6Gv2 Seasonic Platinum 1200W (SS-1200XP3) Phanteks Enthoo Primo Sensei Raw 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-750 ASUS - P7P55D-E Premium GTX 670 direct CU Kingston Genesis 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 830 custom water loop windows 7 64 Ultimate Dell 2209WA 22 inch 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
steelseries corsair 760i Corsair 540 air steelseries xai 
Mouse PadAudio
steelseries asus 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-750 ASUS - P7P55D-E Premium GTX 670 direct CU Kingston Genesis 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 830 custom water loop windows 7 home premium Dell 2209WA 22 inch 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
steelseries corsair 760i CM 690 II adv steelseries xai 
Mouse PadAudio
steelseries asus 
  hide details  
Reply
post #58 of 292
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jakusonfire View Post

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)




thank you smile.gif
   
My first LC build
(14 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i7-5930K Gigabyte GA-X99-Gaming 7 WIFI Gigabyte GTX 970 (9GV-N970G1 GAMING-4GD) Gigabyte GTX 970 (9GV-N970G1 GAMING-4GD) 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
G.Skill Ripjaws 4 series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR4-28... Seagate Barracuda 3TB 7200 RPM SAMSUNG 830 Series 128GB x 2 RAID 0 Samsung SSD850 EVO 1TB 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
custom loop, 3x240 rads Windows 10 pro DELL P2715Q Benq xl2411z v2 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
SteelSeries 6Gv2 Seasonic Platinum 1200W (SS-1200XP3) Phanteks Enthoo Primo Sensei Raw 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-750 ASUS - P7P55D-E Premium GTX 670 direct CU Kingston Genesis 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 830 custom water loop windows 7 64 Ultimate Dell 2209WA 22 inch 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
steelseries corsair 760i Corsair 540 air steelseries xai 
Mouse PadAudio
steelseries asus 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-750 ASUS - P7P55D-E Premium GTX 670 direct CU Kingston Genesis 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 830 custom water loop windows 7 home premium Dell 2209WA 22 inch 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
steelseries corsair 760i CM 690 II adv steelseries xai 
Mouse PadAudio
steelseries asus 
  hide details  
Reply
   
My first LC build
(14 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i7-5930K Gigabyte GA-X99-Gaming 7 WIFI Gigabyte GTX 970 (9GV-N970G1 GAMING-4GD) Gigabyte GTX 970 (9GV-N970G1 GAMING-4GD) 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
G.Skill Ripjaws 4 series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR4-28... Seagate Barracuda 3TB 7200 RPM SAMSUNG 830 Series 128GB x 2 RAID 0 Samsung SSD850 EVO 1TB 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
custom loop, 3x240 rads Windows 10 pro DELL P2715Q Benq xl2411z v2 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
SteelSeries 6Gv2 Seasonic Platinum 1200W (SS-1200XP3) Phanteks Enthoo Primo Sensei Raw 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-750 ASUS - P7P55D-E Premium GTX 670 direct CU Kingston Genesis 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 830 custom water loop windows 7 64 Ultimate Dell 2209WA 22 inch 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
steelseries corsair 760i Corsair 540 air steelseries xai 
Mouse PadAudio
steelseries asus 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-750 ASUS - P7P55D-E Premium GTX 670 direct CU Kingston Genesis 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 830 custom water loop windows 7 home premium Dell 2209WA 22 inch 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
steelseries corsair 760i CM 690 II adv steelseries xai 
Mouse PadAudio
steelseries asus 
  hide details  
Reply
post #59 of 292
titan kukri fans static pressure maxs out at 3.5~mmh2o, hardly what i'd call high static pressure, to that of something like http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/deaf12suhisp.html

i understand, most people won't use them(too noisy/cumbersome), but it doesn't actually invalidate my point, 3.5 to 14.5 is a huge difference, i don't think you'd see that many gains on anything other than a higher fpi rad

i've talked with Martin about this before, love his testing, but it's as complete as his budget allows for(if you read Martin this i'm not knocking your efforts, i wish i had the money to burn to add to the community like you do), i said it was dependent on a lot of factors, you can't use one example as fact, it's just a test sample, it may or may not hold true for all setups in all situations, it might be better for some rads and worse for others, not even taking people use different fans into account

honestly i just like people saying stuff they have yet to prove, saying 30% like it's the defacto standard level of improvement is highly misleading for people reading this forum, i didn't say he was wrong, just point out that it's not the case for all setups, he also didn't state it was in terms of heat dissipation, not temperatures, which is also misleading. . .

i would go on, but i think it's already going to be falling on deaf ears
Main Rig
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I5 6600k Asus Z170I Pro Gaming EVGA 1080TI FTW3 Corsair Vengeance LPX 3200MHz C16 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850evo Western Digital Red Hyper 212+ W7 64 bit 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G610 Orion EVGA Supernova G3 850 Fractal Design Core 500 roccat nyth 
  hide details  
Reply
Main Rig
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
I5 6600k Asus Z170I Pro Gaming EVGA 1080TI FTW3 Corsair Vengeance LPX 3200MHz C16 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850evo Western Digital Red Hyper 212+ W7 64 bit 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G610 Orion EVGA Supernova G3 850 Fractal Design Core 500 roccat nyth 
  hide details  
Reply
post #60 of 292
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by somebadlemonade View Post

titan kukri fans static pressure maxs out at 3.5~mmh2o, hardly what i'd call high static pressure, to that of something like http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/deaf12suhisp.html

i understand, most people won't use them(too noisy/cumbersome), but it doesn't actually invalidate my point, 3.5 to 14.5 is a huge difference, i don't think you'd see that many gains on anything other than a higher fpi rad

i've talked with Martin about this before, love his testing, but it's as complete as his budget allows for(if you read Martin this i'm not knocking your efforts, i wish i had the money to burn to add to the community like you do), i said it was dependent on a lot of factors, you can't use one example as fact, it's just a test sample, it may or may not hold true for all setups in all situations, it might be better for some rads and worse for others, not even taking people use different fans into account

honestly i just like people saying stuff they have yet to prove, saying 30% like it's the defacto standard level of improvement is highly misleading for people reading this forum, i didn't say he was wrong, just point out that it's not the case for all setups, he also didn't state it was in terms of heat dissipation, not temperatures, which is also misleading. . .

i would go on, but i think it's already going to be falling on deaf ears

First of all - thanks for the inputs, I appreciate that. I acknowledge that actual results are always dependent on many factors, and test results cannot be simply extrapolated to other setups. At the same time I think they give some indication of how stuff can actually behave.

Maybe it sounds harsh but I'm not so worried about people making decisions based on one statement in my build log 'I may expect up to 30% improvement "
I don't pretend to be experienced water-cooler - you can see a few of "my first..." in my sig - if anyone makes decision based on something like that, without solid research this is their own problem.
Otherwise I would have to put legal caveats in each post, which would be a nightmare. Especially that I'm not preaching in a specific topic related to rad efficiency - I'm describing in my build log what I read, what may be the case and what I'm gonna do with my build and my own money.

Anyway - I've just added a note to my original post - I'm overall not a bad person tongue.gif
Edited by Gleniu - 6/21/13 at 4:22am
   
My first LC build
(14 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i7-5930K Gigabyte GA-X99-Gaming 7 WIFI Gigabyte GTX 970 (9GV-N970G1 GAMING-4GD) Gigabyte GTX 970 (9GV-N970G1 GAMING-4GD) 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
G.Skill Ripjaws 4 series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR4-28... Seagate Barracuda 3TB 7200 RPM SAMSUNG 830 Series 128GB x 2 RAID 0 Samsung SSD850 EVO 1TB 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
custom loop, 3x240 rads Windows 10 pro DELL P2715Q Benq xl2411z v2 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
SteelSeries 6Gv2 Seasonic Platinum 1200W (SS-1200XP3) Phanteks Enthoo Primo Sensei Raw 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-750 ASUS - P7P55D-E Premium GTX 670 direct CU Kingston Genesis 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 830 custom water loop windows 7 64 Ultimate Dell 2209WA 22 inch 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
steelseries corsair 760i Corsair 540 air steelseries xai 
Mouse PadAudio
steelseries asus 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-750 ASUS - P7P55D-E Premium GTX 670 direct CU Kingston Genesis 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 830 custom water loop windows 7 home premium Dell 2209WA 22 inch 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
steelseries corsair 760i CM 690 II adv steelseries xai 
Mouse PadAudio
steelseries asus 
  hide details  
Reply
   
My first LC build
(14 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
Intel Core i7-5930K Gigabyte GA-X99-Gaming 7 WIFI Gigabyte GTX 970 (9GV-N970G1 GAMING-4GD) Gigabyte GTX 970 (9GV-N970G1 GAMING-4GD) 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
G.Skill Ripjaws 4 series 16GB (4 x 4GB) DDR4-28... Seagate Barracuda 3TB 7200 RPM SAMSUNG 830 Series 128GB x 2 RAID 0 Samsung SSD850 EVO 1TB 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
custom loop, 3x240 rads Windows 10 pro DELL P2715Q Benq xl2411z v2 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
SteelSeries 6Gv2 Seasonic Platinum 1200W (SS-1200XP3) Phanteks Enthoo Primo Sensei Raw 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-750 ASUS - P7P55D-E Premium GTX 670 direct CU Kingston Genesis 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 830 custom water loop windows 7 64 Ultimate Dell 2209WA 22 inch 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
steelseries corsair 760i Corsair 540 air steelseries xai 
Mouse PadAudio
steelseries asus 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-750 ASUS - P7P55D-E Premium GTX 670 direct CU Kingston Genesis 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Samsung 830 custom water loop windows 7 home premium Dell 2209WA 22 inch 1680x1050 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
steelseries corsair 760i CM 690 II adv steelseries xai 
Mouse PadAudio
steelseries asus 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Water Cooling
Overclock.net › Forums › Cooling › Water Cooling › [Build Log] Water cooled Corsair Carbide Series Air 540