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post #12321 of 28613
Just finished installing the Corsair H50 onto my rig.

Here are some photos!!


Corsair H50 installation by hubwub, on Flickr


Corsair H50 installation by hubwub, on Flickr


Corsair H50 installation by hubwub, on Flickr


Corsair H50 installation by hubwub, on Flickr


Corsair H50 installation by hubwub, on Flickr


Corsair H50 installation by hubwub, on Flickr

I know that I need to work on my cable management again. I've kind of slacked on that part in regards to my rig. Still need to send my soundcard for RMA, slacking on that right now.

Any suggestions as to where to place some 140mm fans? Also, should I do a push/pull configuration for the H50?
 
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post #12322 of 28613
Rocker. that fan mod on the floor looks grate!
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post #12323 of 28613
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Originally Posted by hubwub View Post
Just finished installing the Corsair H50 onto my rig.

Here are some photos!!



Corsair H50 installation by hubwub, on Flickr


I know that I need to work on my cable management again. I've kind of slacked on that part in regards to my rig. Still need to send my sound-card for RMA, slacking on that right now.

Any suggestions as to where to place some 140mm fans? Also, should I do a push/pull configuration for the H50?


Okay really quick on the cable management. You can use your two water lines to hide those 120mm. Fan lines and that pump line as well. use black wire ties. Smaller the better.

Push pull on the H 50 is a good Idea and is a very popular upgrade.

140 fan? We have a 140mm spot in the front of the case and you could possibly employ a couple of 140s in the window if you mod the window with a new window made for 140 fans. That would help on noise but not really on cooling.
You can also put in a couple of 120s and your radiator in the 5 and a quarter bay under your DVD Drive.

Edited by Enigma8750 - 8/29/10 at 5:38pm
    
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post #12324 of 28613
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Loads better! A tip for you. Run the power lead from the H50 fan across the top of the MOBO and plug it into the CPU fan header, after all that's essentially what it will be running, and run your pump power lead along the H50's coolant tubes to the fan header you have the fan running off of right now. Make a note which header you plug into and set it at 100% in the BIOS. That'll give you a much cleaner look with you cable management.
thanks.

at first i tried to run the fan to the cpu fan header, but the top fan was kinda in the way and might get caught in it, so i moved it down just a bit.

i know some mobos have their headers at different spots, but i had to work with what i had.

in bios, i think all my case fans and cpu fan are set at full.
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post #12325 of 28613
im also wondering if i should put another fan right above the psu.. there's probably no way of getting air since it's sitting on the top of the psu and will be blowing at the video card. maybe i should make a false floor and do what rocker did..

but sadly, i don't have a rotary tool or any good tools..
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post #12326 of 28613
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So install Linux on it for now. Who knows, you might end up liking Linux.

What flavor of linux would you say to use now.. ???
    
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post #12327 of 28613
PCLinuxOS, Xubuntu, Fedora, Mandriva, Ubuntu, maybe Sabayon if you do a lot of MultiMedia stuff. I would stick with something that uses Gnome or XFCE desktop as a lot of people think that the new KDE 4 is a step DOWN from the previous KDE 3.x.

Gnome is better if you like to run Beryl or Compuz effects (think Aero) while the XFCE desktop is better if you like it lean and mean (think XP).

Addendum: Mint is another popular one.
Edited by PapaSmurf - 8/29/10 at 4:52pm
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post #12328 of 28613
Quote:
Originally Posted by Enigma8750 View Post


Okay really quick on the cable management. You can use your two water lines to hide those that 120 Fan line and that pump line. use black wire ties. Smaller the better.

Push pull on the H 50 is a good Idea.

140 fan? We have a 140mm spot in the front of the case and you could possibly employ a couple of 140s in the window if you mod the window with a new window made for 140 fans. That would help on noise but not really on cooling.
You can also put in a couple of 120s and your radiator in the 5 and a quarter bay under your DVD Drive.
Thanks for the suggestions. I'll look into that.



At this moment, I have Ubuntu 10.04 installed on my parent's machine (they love it, by the way) and my laptop. I have Mint installed on my desktop right now. However, I might change that to Ubuntu 10.04.
 
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Mint is another good one that I forgot in my previous post.
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Top Cover Removal. By Rockr69


1.Remove front panel.

2.Disconnect all wiring that goes to the top panel.

3.Remove optical drive and anything in the 5.25" bays.

4.Remove two front screws of top panel (in the top corners behind front panel).

5.Remove the top fan and the remaining two screws in the rear top of the top panel.

6. Now.. Reaching in through the 5.25" bay gently pull some slack in the wiring. This may require some force, just use caution. When you have enough slack.

7. Start to pull up on the top panel.

Note: At first it will seem like it's still connected, but it is not. Firm and gentle force will cause it come away from the case. Snake out the wiring and voila! You have done it! Good Luck!
    
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