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Oh no
Another one bites the dust This is very unfortunate I see a re-design in the near future.
That stock cooler is taunting me

http://forum.corsair.com/v3/showpost...9&postcount=27

Edited by Bodycount - 7/12/10 at 11:34pm
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How do I go about cleaning the radiator? Can someone just walk me through a few of the things you guys do to keep it nice and clean?
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How do I go about cleaning the radiator? Can someone just walk me through a few of the things you guys do to keep it nice and clean?
I haven't had to really clean mine yet, but I figure when I do, I'll just dismantle the push/pull system I have on it, and vacuum/blow air through it. I can't see it being much more difficult than that.
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How do I go about cleaning the radiator? Can someone just walk me through a few of the things you guys do to keep it nice and clean?
You mean cleaning as in dusting it, or flushing it?
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How do I go about cleaning the radiator? Can someone just walk me through a few of the things you guys do to keep it nice and clean?
Use a small very soft paint brush and lightly brush at the dust and it will ball up. The fins are very fragile dont use any pressure
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Use a small very soft paint brush and lightly brush at the dust and it will ball up. The fins are very fragile dont use any pressure
I use a toothbrush, just gently rub it and it all balls up and the fins are A ok. It's been a while, but I still do this with coolers and stuff. Always works great.
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His motherboard is bleeding. . .
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I just got the Corsair H50 and I mounted it as intake on my 800D. It's 5C hotter than the MegaShadow I had before. This is keeping me from reaching 4.2GHz safely since temps are going above 80C.

Would I get better results if I mount it as exhaust?????
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I just got the Corsair H50 and I mounted it as intake on my 800D. It's 5C hotter than the MegaShadow I had before. This is keeping me from reaching 4.2GHz safely since temps are going above 80C.

Would I get better results if I mount it as exhaust?????
Doubtful as this would be pulling warmer air from INSIDE your case over the rad. Intake allows the OUTSIDE your case air to be pulled through the rad, making your case temps a bit higher though.
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That's a tampon for the PCI slot.

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