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post #22201 of 28613
Surely if you mount the H50 at the front in the cd drive bays, the air coming from the radiator won't be that hot as its getting fresh air from the outside? At the moment the air coming out the radiator when gaming is really warm...is that warm air from just inside the case or is it coming from the radiator once heated up?

I'm tempted to move it and see what happens
Edited by Darylrese - 6/26/11 at 3:16am
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thats coming from the rad,cool air gets the heat from the rad transferred to it.
My load temps are socket temps,not core temps. They should be 6-10c lower than socket temps
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post #22203 of 28613
hmmmm my system is still idling at around 38c. Its a very hot day though (for england) its 31c outside!

Has anyone else mounted their H50 in the front bays and seen good results?

I have added another fan in the drive bay but at the front of the cage which seems to be blowing nice cold air across the board and memory brings down the temps by a few degrees c.
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post #22204 of 28613
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hmmmm my system is still idling at around 38c. Its a very hot day though (for england) its 31c outside!

Has anyone else mounted their H50 in the front bays and seen good results?

I have added another fan in the drive bay but at the front of the cage which seems to be blowing nice cold air across the board and memory brings down the temps by a few degrees c.
8* over ambient is about right for the H50
    
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post #22205 of 28613
Well I took those guys advice and put my H50 as an intake in the drive bays and my temps are exactly the same....Its also causing my GPU to lock up now with my OC which is strange. Weather is warmer than usual here today but its night time now so temps have cooled down outside...idling at 41c!! My mobo temps have also risen by about 4c so I'm really not seeing benefits changing its location at the moment. I will wait to see if it changes when weather goes back to normal but its not looking great at the moment. It was better as exhaust on the back!
Edited by Darylrese - 6/26/11 at 3:34pm
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post #22206 of 28613
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Well I took those guys advice and put my H50 as an intake in the drive bays and my temps are exactly the same....Its also causing my GPU to lock up now with my OC which is strange. Weather is warmer than usual here today but its night time now so temps have cooled down outside...idling at 41c!! My mobo temps have also risen by about 4c so I'm really not seeing benefits changing its location at the moment. I will wait to see if it changes when weather goes back to normal but its not looking great at the moment. It was better as exhaust on the back!
Move it back. What are you using to monitor temps?
    
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Well I took those guys advice and put my H50 as an intake in the drive bays and my temps are exactly the same....Its also causing my GPU to lock up now with my OC which is strange. Weather is warmer than usual here today but its night time now so temps have cooled down outside...idling at 41c!! My mobo temps have also risen by about 4c so I'm really not seeing benefits changing its location at the moment. I will wait to see if it changes when weather goes back to normal but its not looking great at the moment. It was better as exhaust on the back!
Did you replace the Back 120 X 120 fan or did you remove it leaving it blank.. Try that first.. A guy did a trial and found that a good Blow hole fan and no fan in the Back helped him with it. It creates turbulance in the case and pulls the Heated air more efficiently.. Plus.. Are you doing push pull with your H50 Rad and are you using the fans that came with it or Higher CFM Fans.. All this can be helpful as well..
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post #22208 of 28613
Everyone on the corsair h50 thread will say the same thing,exhaust is best.
I have run intake and exhaust on every fan mount in the case,the top 120 is best but puts a sharp curve in the pipework which rubs on the window and makes noise,plus this stresses the fittings.
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hmmmm my system is still idling at around 38c. Its a very hot day though (for england) its 31c outside!

Has anyone else mounted their H50 in the front bays and seen good results?

I have added another fan in the drive bay but at the front of the cage which seems to be blowing nice cold air across the board and memory brings down the temps by a few degrees c.
Where are you in the uk? South London is roasting at 31c too...
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post #22210 of 28613
I'm in portsmouth mate. It was 31c outside yesterday when i was trying it out.

I have 2 x Gentle Typhoon AP-15's on my H50 Rad and my H50 fan on the back 120mm mount as an exhaust.

It's louder this way round too. Think i'm going to put it back how it was (push pull exhaust on the back) and invest in some decent fans to intake cool air in the drive bays instead. My mobo temps have also gone up since mounting the h50 cooler in the front!
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