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note: white wires are negative (-)......colored cables are positive (+)....your mobo should have a -+ label on them.
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post #2212 of 6417
basically im trying to get the 2 front white leds to work currently the only light i was able to get working was the red light i think for hdd activity. Also i know which ones are negative and positive that isn't the issue.
post #2213 of 6417
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basically im trying to get the 2 front white leds to work currently the only light i was able to get working was the red light i think for hdd activity. Also i know which ones are negative and positive that isn't the issue.
If you didn't fit the wires the wrong way round and blow the LEDs then aside from the possibility of faulty connectors on your motherboard the only real conclusion we can come to is that the LEDs were faulty in the first place. Do you have another case/front panel set you could quickly test your motherboard with?
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post #2214 of 6417
Anyone here have experience from a H50 and a Hyper 212+? I have both coolers but I haven't even open the Hyper 212+ and want to know if I am better off using the H50 over the Hyper 212+.

I have two P12 fans which I plan to use on either the radiator or the heatsink.

Thanks

This is for a Fortress 2.
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Vertex 3 60gb, Vertex 2 60gb, 1tb Black NH D14 Windows 7 64Bit ult 2x Dell 23" 
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post #2215 of 6417
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Originally Posted by Mightylobo View Post
Anyone here have experience from a H50 and a Hyper 212+? I have both coolers but I haven't even open the Hyper 212+ and want to know if I am better off using the H50 over the Hyper 212+.

I have two P12 fans which I plan to use on either the radiator or the heatsink.

Thanks

This is for a Fortress 2.
I've not had experience with either however the only advice I can give is to check reviews for the coolers at the voltages you want to run at. So if (for example only) your going for 1.4v see if there are any reviews and comparable temps for both.

One place I used to see if my temps were comparable was on the OCN stable sandybridge club. (I would link but am on my phone) people have posted their clocks, voltages and coolers they have used.
post #2216 of 6417
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Originally Posted by Mightylobo View Post
Anyone here have experience from a H50 and a Hyper 212+? I have both coolers but I haven't even open the Hyper 212+ and want to know if I am better off using the H50 over the Hyper 212+.

I have two P12 fans which I plan to use on either the radiator or the heatsink.

Thanks

This is for a Fortress 2.
Through my experience with the Corsair H80 and an RV02 I'd say your better off with an air cooler (hyper 212) than a hydro series cooler (h50) with the ft02. The H50 works best when used as an intake, but that would mess with the whole air flow design of the ft02. Keep in mind that when you use an air cooler it also helps cool your motherboard components.
Edited by EM2J - 7/25/11 at 10:32am
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post #2217 of 6417
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Originally Posted by EM2J View Post
Through my experience with the Corsair H80 and an RV02 I'd say your better off with an air cooler (hyper 212) than a hydro series cooler (h50) with the ft02. The H50 works best when used as an intake, but that would mess with the whole air flow design of the ft02. Keep in mind that when you use an air cooler it also helps cool your motherboard components.
How would an air cooler help cool motherboard components if it only shoots air up through the cooling tower? The only way that would work is if you had one with a fan pointed at the motherboard.

Also, extra motherboard cooling is not needed since the fans on the bottom of the cause automatically cool the whole motherboard by design.

@Mightylobo, either way you're going to cool well with both coolers. The end result is, do you want nice and clean with the H50, or a giant cpu cooler sitting in there.
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post #2218 of 6417
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How would an air cooler help cool motherboard components if it only shoots air up through the cooling tower? The only way that would work is if you had one with a fan pointed at the motherboard.

Also, extra motherboard cooling is not needed since the fans on the bottom of the cause automatically cool the whole motherboard by design.

@Mightylobo, either way you're going to cool well with both coolers. The end result is, do you want nice and clean with the H50, or a giant cpu cooler sitting in there.


it helps direct the heat coming off of the vrms out of the case?

this is the exact reason I dumped my H80 for my D14. There was a big difference.

Trust me I hate looking at the ugly D14 and would rather have the clean look the hydro series gives, but the fact is the performance just isn't there. At least not with the RV02 or FT02.

Either way, you'd still be exhausting with the H50, and like I said it works best when used as an intake which would mess up the whole design.
Edited by EM2J - 7/25/11 at 11:34am
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post #2219 of 6417
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it helps direct the heat coming off of the vrms out of the case?

this is the exact reason I dumped my H80 for my D14. There was a big difference.

Trust me I hate looking at the ugly D14 and would rather have the clean look the hydro series gives, but the fact is the performance just isn't there. At least not with the RV02 or FT02.

Either way, you'd still be exhausting with the H50, and like I said it works best when used as an intake which would mess up the whole design.
Helping direct heat is what the 3x180mm fans are for. They purposely cool the whole motherboard so that you don't need to add anything.

As far as the exhaust vs intake debate goes, my H60 sits exactly where it should temps-wise, and I have it setup as exhaust.
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Hello everyone, does anyone have an RX120 in the RV02 or FT02 case where the exhaust fan mounts?
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