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I just mounted my h70 on the rear blowing air out the case. The top two fans I have as intake. I saw a 5cel drop at idle and 9 at load compared to my megellan with push and pull using the same fans. Positive pressure like no other. Took off all the factory filters and waiting on my after market filters that are due in on Thursday.
At stock speed or overclocked? Also, what the heck is a megellen?
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I have my h70 on the rear exhaust as well. It's the only location that fits and putting it on intake made no difference for CPU temps but mad everything hotter. I use 2 scythe laze ultra 3000s which take up more room.

Played crisis 2 for an hour today and Aida64 said it averaged 34 and maxed at 41. That's at 1.3v and 4ghz.
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post #11973 of 23554
I believe that if you set the rear 140 to Intake that it upsets the balance of airflow which you should account for somewhere along the line.

I have my H50 in the top of my 932 and it's set to Exhaust. So if I wanted too(I don't want ) I could set the rear to Intake and wouldn't throw off flow and affect my temps negatively. If you have a GPU that exhausts out the back of your cabinet, that exhaust could be pulled right back into the system by the rear Intake if that's how it's set up.

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Yeah I didn't expect a rear intake to work but it was fun to experiment with. I tried everything including an odd back to front airflow.

Another observation, the scythe fans way over power the nearby top 200mm to the point where hardly any air seems to be blowing our. Yet when I remove the 200mm everything but the CPU gets warmer and replacing it with two better 120mm makes the CPU temps warmer. The weak 200mm seems to be the right balance. Putting the top on intake again makes everything but the CPU warmer.

Does anyone else enjoy moving fans around to try to get the lowest temps? Lol!
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At stock speed or overclocked? Also, what the heck is a megellen?
Prolimatech Megahalems Rev.B CPU Cooler

My spelling sucks, anyway, this one here.
Also, that is sitting at 4ghz.
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Prolimatech Megahalems Rev.B CPU Cooler

My spelling sucks, anyway, this one here.
Also, that is sitting at 4ghz.
Your spelling looks accurate ta me Mate. I've heard nothing but good things about that as an Air Cooler, but at the end of the day I chose to save my MoBo the hernia that comes with it and went with the H50 instead.

It was between:

Megahelms
Cooler Master V10(My RAM is too tall for it) The $110 price tag was a bit of a deal breaker too.
H50

But being that the CPU coolers are held onto the board by 4 points with no other support and that PCB isn't the most inflexible of material I chose my H50. I can also see all the lovely lovely Caps on my MoBo which I think looks really schmexxxy. I don't care what Air cooler one has they will NEVER see anything this gorgeous looking under it. The view not the board.

~Ceadder

Edited by Ceadderman - 3/23/11 at 1:00am
 
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My HAF 932 arrives on friday i hope!!!! Cant wait. just got my little CM scout mod finished and cant wait to get my hands on this one!!
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Congrats BD. Can't wait to see it either.

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Congrats BD. Can't wait to see it either.

~Ceadder
nice last 2 weeks for pc parts...i5 750 with gigabyte h55n(last week), i5 2500k(last week), haf 932(arrives friday), xspc rasa rs750 240mm kit(last weekish), UV red tubing(tomorow) to replace the stock crud, and a MSI gd65(thursday)...

only thing left to order is some new fans for the rad...my green led yate loons wont look so good with red tunes and red leds....
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Yeah I didn't expect a rear intake to work but it was fun to experiment with. I tried everything including an odd back to front airflow.

Another observation, the scythe fans way over power the nearby top 200mm to the point where hardly any air seems to be blowing our. Yet when I remove the 200mm everything but the CPU gets warmer and replacing it with two better 120mm makes the CPU temps warmer. The weak 200mm seems to be the right balance. Putting the top on intake again makes everything but the CPU warmer.

Does anyone else enjoy moving fans around to try to get the lowest temps? Lol!
Ok... now but 10 fans of each brand and specification you can think of and do it all over again! J/K

I have done something similar in the past but maybe not so extensive. Now that I have a HAF 932, someone made the comment the other day that 4 x 120mm on the side panel is (or would be) better than the side mounted 230mm. That got my mind running... it physically makes sense...
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