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I am looking forward to the install tonight!! I guess I shouldn't expect any miracles ,but it seems pretty cool. Before I install this ,is there any pitfalls I can expect ,clipping this on LGA1156 ??? I am going to make sure I apply the thermal paste evenly, as I seem to remember just gooping it on my CPU for my Coolermaster!!
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Yate high speeds dont have a annoying clicking sound when they are undervolted with a fan controller do they?

Plan to get 2 140's and 3 120's for my stormscout /h50 push pull
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I am looking forward to the install tonight!! I guess I shouldn't expect any miracles ,but it seems pretty cool. Before I install this ,is there any pitfalls I can expect ,clipping this on LGA1156 ??? I am going to make sure I apply the thermal paste evenly, as I seem to remember just gooping it on my CPU for my Coolermaster!!
IIRC the thermal compound on the heatsink already is quality stuff.
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Correct it is, its pre applied, so leave it on there!
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These?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835103063

As per the reviews they only push about 70CFM and are way noisier than 19db on full load.
I've seen those reviews, but I can safely assume not a single person ran an accurate form of measurement on CFM or Db, they're just guessing and complaining.

I've purchased well over 30 of these fans, and my builds average 6-7 installed and all running @ max...with everything off in my room, I can barely hear my PC running and it's only 3-4 feet away from me. I can hear my H50 pushing liquid inside the case over those fans. They are no doubt the quietest fans I have ever used.

One issue people will run in to without realizing it...what are the fans pushing/pulling air through? Is there a vent? Or metal mesh? They don't take these things that cause airflow noise in to consideration, and are quick to blame the fans. The window on a Storm Scout increases the noise level of the side-panel fans quite a bit, which is why I made a custom side-panel window with 4.5" holes. Now the only thing the airflow passes through is my FilterRight filters.
 
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Correct it is, its pre applied, so leave it on there!
Asetek puts Shin Etsu thermal compound on the H50, so yes...leave it on and only replace it if you ever remove the unit. It's good stuff, just wish I would have know this when I installed my H50.
 
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I am looking forward to the install tonight!! I guess I shouldn't expect any miracles ,but it seems pretty cool. Before I install this ,is there any pitfalls I can expect ,clipping this on LGA1156 ??? I am going to make sure I apply the thermal paste evenly, as I seem to remember just gooping it on my CPU for my Coolermaster!!
When the time comes to actually put the pump in to the ring and turn/lock it...be sure the screws holding that ring down are only turned 1/4" or barely enough to catch. This is so the pump doesn't make contact with the CPU while you turn it, which will smear the thermal compound and likely cause hot spots after you're done and running.
 
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I've seen those reviews, but I can safely assume not a single person ran an accurate form of measurement on CFM or Db, they're just guessing and complaining.

I've purchased well over 30 of these fans, and my builds average 6-7 installed and all running @ max...with everything off in my room, I can barely hear my PC running and it's only 3-4 feet away from me. I can hear my H50 pushing liquid inside the case over those fans. They are no doubt the quietest fans I have ever used. For johnny.dot.exe the fan has nothing that the fan is pulling or pushing through it is a completely open space cut out just for a 120mm fan and has no filters or

One issue people will run in to without realizing it...what are the fans pushing/pulling air through? Is there a vent? Or metal mesh? They don't take these things that cause airflow noise in to consideration, and are quick to blame the fans. The window on a Storm Scout increases the noise level of the side-panel fans quite a bit, which is why I made a custom side-panel window with 4.5" holes. Now the only thing the airflow passes through is my FilterRight filters.
The only problem I have found with R4's is reliability/longevity a lot of problems even right from the factory with odd noises clicking and other annoying sounds and then even if you get some good ones; after some use they develop the same noises and then either get too annoyingly loud or crap out soon. That is actually the problem with most "sleeved" fans rather than using ball bearings. I have one CM R4 fan left out of 28 I ordered from about 3 years ago it is only still going because it was undervolted/amped for a HTPC so it would make close to no noise when it is turned up to full 2k rpm it is louder than my engine in my V8 mustang. For johnny.dot.exe there is nothing the fan has to push/pull through there is a cutout for the 120mm fan and that's it open space so it isn't because of vents or metal mesh or anything.
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well i tried mounting my rad every way there is. it just doesn't fit any way except with the barbs up in the back of the antec 902. not up side down, sideways, or the other way sideways. If anyone has a pic of the radiator mounted in the back of an antec 902 not right side up please do share. it will help a lot
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well i tried mounting my rad every way there is. it just doesn't fit any way except with the barbs up in the back of the antec 902. not up side down, sideways, or the other way sideways. If anyone has a pic of the radiator mounted in the back of an antec 902 not right side up please do share. it will help a lot
It makes no difference. There is very little air in the H50 closed loop and it will find a place to sit away from the flow.
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