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So any recommendations on a cooler in the Noctua DH-14 range? I might be willing to try an H50 again. I hard the H70 is just a H50 with a fan control and a push pull config and a larger rad?
Also if I were to try using a H50 a gain I'd want a push pull config. I was looking into some CoolerMaster SickleFlow 2000rpm for the push pull. Although then again if I were to do that that puts it at the DH-14 range which I've heard from some runs cooler than the H50
Edited by phazer11 - 3/7/11 at 7:10pm
     
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So any recommendations on a cooler in the Noctua DH-14 range? I might be willing to try an H50 again. I hard the H70 is just a H50 with a fan control and a push pull config and a larger rad?
Yup that's all that H50 is. A taller pump and thinner Rad which according to MaxPC runs better temps even though the H70 has more cooling surface due to size. Personally I think that it has to do with the pump not having enough power to flow at a reasonable rate to cool the fill.

D14 is okay, but you're definitely going to notice it(db-wise) in comparison to the H50 with a reasonable set of fans on it. Now you might look into the Antec Kuhler which Acetek basically took the best of the H50 and the best of the H70 and put them together. H50 Rad with H70 pump, but still only one fan. In either case H50 or Kuhler you still get an Acetek built cooling system. Can't wait for some n00b to show up on the H group doorstep pontificating how his cooler is better than the H series.

But if you're serious about the D14 you should run over to CrazyPCs.com and check out their Noctua. $65 not including shipping. I may not like their site but the deal is pretty decent unless it's Reman.

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Well with an eye on the fact I couldn't get more than 20 bucks more 84 bucks max what would you recommend? And could you give links? I know Compusa has DH-14 for 79 bucks.
I might be willing to sacrifice the two SickleFlow's I have in the top of my case to add to the H50 if I got one.
damn h50 is 69 bucks now. hmm...
Edited by phazer11 - 3/7/11 at 7:25pm
     
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I need some help from the HAF members. Fermi owners jump over and join the Fermi Club good friend of mine is the OP and we need to help support him and his newly found OCN club.

Thanks Team
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I would but I'm already on a team. Anyways any ideas on cooler or ya think coolermaster v6 good enough for Sandy Bridge?
     
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Its just a club like this one
    
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Well with an eye on the fact I couldn't get more than 20 bucks more 84 bucks max what would you recommend? And could you give links? I know Compusa has DH-14 for 79 bucks.
I might be willing to sacrifice the two SickleFlow's I have in the top of my case to add to the H50 if I got one.
damn h50 is 69 bucks now. hmm...

Well if you're like me and want to be able to see more than the Noctua DH-14 inside your HAF, then I would say go with the H50. Cause there is no accounting for space and the DH-14 takes up A LOT of real estate.

The thing to remember if you go back to the H50 is it's all in how it's set up for the most part. This is how I have it set up in my 932...



Note that I have it set up with the Pump I/O at the bottom and that my hoses are not kinked. I also have the Pusher fan blowing up and out of the cabinet. I tried running it as intake and my CPU actually ran hotter, so I went back to Exhaust. Some people place the whole setup facing forward and use the face of the 932 as an Intake. Make sure your pump is plugged in on a header that you can max out or at least run at 90% power. If you plug it into your CPU header there is a good chance that it will fluctuate and ramp down your pump which can affect the life of it. If you can see it my CPU header is at the top middle of the board. I have my P/P setup plugged in there to control the fan speed as if those fans were in direct contact with the CPU.

As far as a link goes you could go to Performance-PCs.com or Newegg.com or Crazy-PCs.com. Crazy seems to have the best deal on that right now. But not by much and the non-returnable status has me a little leery especially if they're selling remans as new. Not saying they are, but when you cannot return something, you take your chances with the quality of the products you purchase. If they are legitimate well there is a reason they're going out of business. IMHO their prices are why they are. Everyone else is selling at semi-respectable prices while they chose to over-price their stock. It's not like they are a parts house without Net access. It's not the consumer that is responsible for their downfall. Their downfall is due to them not keeping a better eye on the prices of their products. They could get away with their out of date stuff because people had no place else to go.

Anyway off track again it seems. If you want a good deal on a H50, why not google it and look for the most reliable source with a price that you feel is reasonable.

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add me to the club haf x thanks

Got you added welcome to OCN and the HAF club.

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Well thanks. But I always make it a point of having either my Dad or a friend who knows about PC's as well when I'm doing installations, that way we can catch any problems before they start it always helps to have a second or third set of eyes. My friend watched me install it and we both double checked the instructions. Either way I doubt Corsair would cover the mobo and CPU even though it was a cooler malfunction or just and inadequate cooler.

You will never know that until you contact them about it. They might surprise you a Corsair is supposed to have one of the better support departments. It won't hurt to try. You can even contact the Corsair Rep, CorsairGeorge here at OCN to see if he can assist you with this. He should at least be able to let you know if it's even a possibility and guide you to the best person to contact about it.
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You will never know that until you contact them about it. They might surprise you a Corsair is supposed to have one of the better support departments. It won't hurt to try. You can even contact the Corsair Rep, CorsairGeorge here at OCN to see if he can assist you with this. He should at least be able to let you know if it's even a possibility and guide you to the best person to contact about it.
2nded. I know they back you if your H series is to spring a leak. Don't know why they would deny the claim if it is indeed a cooler malfunction. They don't mess about with their reputation, I know that much. Sent me an extra cable(yeah yeah I know a cable is cheap enough) free of charge when I let them know one of my SATA connectors had snapped. Didn't even blink. Someone here also said they got the rubber cable management fillers free too, even though they don't have the 800D. Just sent them to him.

Give it a shot the worst that could happen is they say no. But rather than not be a squeaky wheel and assume that's what they'll do, be squeaky and let em know.

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