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Anyone Ever Run an h100i with Stock Fans at max rpm for better "Temps" ,

Yes. They are currently learning lip reading at the NYC School for The Deaf.
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No, I am saying that running a CLC as intake in a case with bad airflow is very similar to having a convection oven. GPUs and VRMs simply love those kinds of myopic setups. rolleyes.gif

If you are going to use a CLC....at least use it without it being a detriment to all of your other components.

Bad airflow is relevant. My backup rig with a GTX 950 and 212 evo here runs nice and cool with only a few low power 120mm fans. If I put my 980 ti in here it would be choked.

However, being an adult, and kind of reasonable I'm willing to accept that various forms of cooling can meet individual needs. Meaning, what's good for me may not be good for you. What's good for you may not be good for me. I'm accepting of that fact.
     
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Yes. They are currently learning lip reading at the NYC School for The Deaf.



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I leave mine on quiet. Which gets better temps then that D-15 did.
     
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I leave mine on quiet. Which gets better temps then that D-15 did.

Interesting....here is what I got in a temp controlled room using a straight out of the box Enthoo Luxe with a GTX 980:


Sounds to me like you had some other type of issue going on.
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Interesting....here is what I got in a temp controlled room using a straight out of the box Enthoo Luxe with a GTX 980:


Sounds to me like you had some other type of issue going on.

Bra.

Those clc coolers, intake or exhaust?

What benchmark?

Was your GPU being pushed to its limits, pushing all that heat into your case? Did you try it with a 250w GPU running games at high res uncapped?

There are scenarios that won't meet up with your benchmarks. Which goes to my case that are different solutions for different people.
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Anyone Ever Run an h100i with Stock Fans at max rpm for better "Temps" , so don't forget to purchase 2 more fans for (240mm) H100i while your shopping. rolleyes.gif

It's a rocket if you were wondering.

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So pay more for a CLC than a good air cooler, then spend more money to get better fans that will still be louder cooling the same wattage than a good air cooler will .
Air hydo-science, but not a boat . tongue.gif
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I leave mine on quiet. Which gets better temps then that D-15 did.
Sorry, but it's not getting better temps than D15 did. Your system is getting better temps with CLC than with D15. This is because your is not setup properly for air cooling. No idea exactly why, but when running the D15 I'll bet diamonds to donuts that the D15 intake air temp was significantly higher than room ambient.

We really don't care who uses CLC. All we are saying is CLC are definitely not 'better' than air, are 'louder' than air, 'cost more' than air, and will not lst as long as an air cooler. If you wnat water get a water cooling kit and do it right instead of buying over-priced wannabee water CLC.
Edited by doyll - 2/12/16 at 1:05pm
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So pay more for a CLC than a good air cooler, then spend more money to get better fans that will still be louder cooling the same wattage than a good air cooler will .
Air hydo-science, but not a boat . tongue.gif

Precisely

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ClC is pretty much plug and play. Air requires tons of back and forth testing that I'm no longer willing to do for the ideal conditions. I don't have to test out 20 different fan orientations to catch good temps. That works for me.
     
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I'll throw in my two cents.

My i5-4670k@4.4ghz hits 66c with my TRUE Spirit 140 Power doing video encoding, mid-50s during gaming. My h100i put out similar temps. I spent $47 on the TRUE, $110 on the h100i.

Sound levels are a world of difference. If I listen very carefully I can just hear the TY-143 at 1300rpm. On the h100i, I couldn't run the fans above 1000rpm or the noise levels were clearly audible and they always had this hum/whine going on at lower rpm's.
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