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Originally Posted by Garanthor View Post
Ambient temp?? If it's -20C I'd say your H50 is no good....if it's +30C I'd say your H50 is doing great!!......you see what I mean?
The temp in my room is 72 degrees I dont know if thats + or - 30C?

i looked it up 72 F is 23 C so if its 23c in my room and my cpu is 34 idle with the H50 is that good or bad?
Edited by Nakattk - 6/27/10 at 1:18pm
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The temp in my room is 72 degrees I dont know if thats + or - 30C?

i looked it up 72 F is 23 C so if its 23c in my room and my cpu is 34 idle with the H50 is that good or bad?
that's a good idle temp. now check your load temps. do 20 runs of intel burn test on all cores/threads at maximum.
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Is there any benefit fitting it down?.

Short version is that a air bubble/pocket wont travel down to the bottom of the rad where the lines will be. Thus promoting pump heath. Gravity's a... well you know

Thats the point he was trying to make.

and MY foundation is the laws of gravity and common sense
Edited by Bodycount - 6/27/10 at 1:44pm
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Besides keeping the air away from the fittings? Probably none. But if you like your pump wouldn't it make sense to keep the air away from it and any chance it gets back to your pump to zero percent?

Lemme sum it up like this, when I lapped my H50 I could hear the liquid sloshing around inside the Radiator. You'd NEVER hear it(or wouldn't be as loud) if the air inside the system was minimal.

Speaking of lapping the pump. For anyone trying to do this, I suggest holding the Rad up with your weak side arm. Then with your strong side let the weight of the pump do the "lapp", as all you're going to do is make sure that the pump doesn't rock. It's going to do it anyway, but the idea here is to keep it to a minimum. If it does it once then stop, rotate the pump and continue. The pump is already pretty flat. The lapping of it however brings the scored material up because you're shaving the unscored material down.

A good way to do this is to use a slight amount of water on the paper and instead of cross sanding performing figure 8s' and circular patterns with the pump. Hope this clears up any issues one may be having lapping the pump.

I may put a small vid together detailing this but I would have to pull it all back out of the 932. Speaking of which again, I got 3 of my bolts shortened and the optical drive just fits under them. So when my bro gets back I'll shorten the 4th(if he hasn't done so yet) and then prep the bolts for paint. Then I'm done with that and ready for my Board to go back in whenever it comes back.

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When you lapped your pump and started it for the first time did you hear any air going through your pump?
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So I switched from exhaust to intake and the temps were actually 3C higher. I though it was supposed to be the other way around? lol
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What do you guys think? I got it in yesterday

A little eye candy for you:







Btw, are these temps ok?

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So I switched from exhaust to intake and the temps were actually 3C higher. I though it was supposed to be the other way around? lol
You have to be careful when testing for temps. Idle temps mean little and even load temps can be suspect depending on how you use your rig. For instance... you run a program to load your cpu and you think you have the best setup possible. But you are a gamer. You start playing a game and your gpu starts dumping heat into the case or out the back. Depending on your setup you might be sucking this heated air into the H50 and your temps shoot-up. You really need to give some consideration of your overall setup and your system use.
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So I switched from exhaust to intake and the temps were actually 3C higher. I though it was supposed to be the other way around? lol
Depends on a lot of factors. Do you have it as intake at a place that should be exhaust and thus you screwed up the whole thermal design of your case? Do you have it as intake where you have other exhaust fans/devices venting hot air or is there some heat source close to the intake? There is a lot of things to consider before jumping to conclusions quickly. I tried mine as intake and exhaust in the back of my case and then ended up making my own special brackets and moving it to the front of my case as intake to support the whole design of my case. Front intake and then exhaust out the back/top.

Edit: Just looked up your case it looks like yours is designed the same way. I don't know where you have your H50 fans/radiator so it is hard to say if it should be intake or exhaust till you specify where you have it.
Edited by Carfanatic - 6/27/10 at 3:13pm
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I just did a quick 5 minute prime 95 test to check it, I have it in the back of my case where the exhaust fan used to be, but I have a huge 240mm fan on the top of the case
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