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post #22861 of 28613
The H60 is a pain to mount, I would suggest mounting the block first and the radiator second, otherwise the tubes really try to pull the block away from the CPU, sometimes it succeeds because I haven't screwed it down enough which means I had to re apply the paste.
post #22862 of 28613
there is no difference in the technique of mounting,the 2 plates are just different shapes.

Be aware tho,if you touch the plate with TIM,dont lift it or slide it about. If you do,clean off the TIM and re-apply.
I put it on with the mobo out the case,you need 3 hands to do it in the case....although i had an H50,which is a bit of a pig to put in.
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Originally Posted by B NEGATIVE View Post
there is no difference in the technique of mounting,the 2 plates are just different shapes.

Be aware tho,if you touch the plate with TIM,dont lift it or slide it about. If you do,clean off the TIM and re-apply.
I put it on with the mobo out the case,you need 3 hands to do it in the case....although i had an H50,which is a bit of a pig to put in.
So....instead of snapping down you just tighten screws? It's hard to see what he's doing in that vid. His hand is in the way....the doof! And I was thinking of trying the stock TIM. I've heard it's pretty good. (Shin-Etsu?)
     
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post #22864 of 28613
The stock TIM is the best you can get,IMHO...some say IC Diamond,Im not a fan of that tho
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post #22865 of 28613
well I'm sorry to have offended you. Does anyone know if the scout has enough gpu cooling to keep a pair of dcu 6870s from exploding one another?
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post #22866 of 28613
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So....instead of snapping down you just tighten screws? It's hard to see what he's doing in that vid. His hand is in the way....the doof! And I was thinking of trying the stock TIM. I've heard it's pretty good. (Shin-Etsu?)
I actually was pretty afraid when I put mine in as well but its pretty simple. I mounted the block first because it seemed a lot easier. I put both brackets on but I didn't fully tighten one side. I then placed it on the CPU and snapped in both sides. I used a flat head screwdriver to tighten it. Now, I don't know if this is the best way, but it worked for me. When I get my replacement screws, I don't mind taking a video to show if you think it will help, just let me know
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post #22867 of 28613
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well I'm sorry to have offended you. Does anyone know if the scout has enough gpu cooling to keep a pair of dcu 6870s from exploding one another?
Well i have one, and it sits at 45 or lower until i game and then it will go up to about 60 degrees max when i play really demanding games. So i get really good temps, but on the other hand mine is an MSI Twin Frozr which is cooler than yours. I think you will be fine with the cooling in this case.
post #22868 of 28613
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well I'm sorry to have offended you. Does anyone know if the scout has enough gpu cooling to keep a pair of dcu 6870s from exploding one another?
Yea.. but change the front 140 fan and push air at 7 VDC from the side fans.. That will give you plenty of positive pressure and low noise.
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post #22869 of 28613
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well I'm sorry to have offended you. Does anyone know if the scout has enough gpu cooling to keep a pair of dcu 6870s from exploding one another?
how worried about noise are you?
Not worried? Then an Ultra Kaze 3000rpm on the front and rear..hurricane force but noisy.
Fans in the window are noisy by default,i put a mesh filter between the fan and window,quietens it down a lot.
Its all about the airflow in this case, stock fans just dont cut it.
Dont believe what CM tells you,the fans are not good performers.

So,upgrade the fans and it will be fine.
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post #22870 of 28613
Thanks for all the input. Still haven't installed the H60. I did install the Cougar PSU (yeah, I know. I bought a HEC) and did some cable management. I was having stabilty issues that were making me wonder about my Antec. Plus now it's WAY quieter. (???) I still want to try to sleeve the cables on the Antec. Maybe use it in my P4 rig. The Thermaltake in the Stormfalcon is getting a bit old.
     
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