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Originally Posted by Killhouse View Post
Updated the first page, and post #1337

We're one of the biggest threads on here now, more replies than any other thread in the water/air cooling sections.

As for your problem Ritchwell I would agree that your waterblock may not be flat. You could try taking it off and using a steel ruler to check its flatness. If it's horrible you could RMA the H50. Another problem may be your TIM application, or most likely the sensor itself is wrong. Have you tried checking the temps in the BIOS rather than using software?
I don't thinks its the TIM, it was a few degree's higher with the original TIM from the corsair waterblock. I then applied my MX-2 when i added the pull fan but i will try again and reapply the TIM i used about a pea size of the MX-2.
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post #1342 of 28251
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I don't thinks its the TIM, it was a few degree's higher with the original TIM from the corsair waterblock. I then applied my MX-2 when i added the pull fan but i will try again and reapply the TIM i used about a pea size of the MX-2.
MX-2 doesent spread very well, you might want to try doing 4 or 5 smaller dots to make sure you get proper coverage. That doesent explain a 10C increase though!
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MX-2 doesent spread very well, you might want to try doing 4 or 5 smaller dots to make sure you get proper coverage. That doesent explain a 10C increase though!
Il try anything now, 10C difference is to high understandable if its at the most 5C.
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You may find this post interesting:
http://forum.corsair.com/v3/showthread.php?t=83249

It's a thread on the Corsair forums, someone's H50 leaked and killed his whole system. Corsair are replacing all the damaged parts. Another example of their excellent service.
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post #1345 of 28251
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Originally Posted by ritchwell View Post
Il try anything now, 10C difference is to high understandable if its at the most 5C.
Good luck! After that I would check the temps in your BIOS rather than using speedfan or coretemp, sounds like it could be a dodgy reading.
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I don't know about that guy's leaking? Something doesn't sound right to me. The liquid inside of the H50s is non conductive. From what I understand it takes years for that to liquid to become conductive. How much you wana make a bet that he was modding his H50 or a liquid cooling kit did the damage, and all he did was buy a new H50 poke a hole in it and had Corsair replace everything. He had the only Asetek cooler I ever herd of leaking.
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Not sure what exactly caused it, but it still shows how awesome Corsair are in this respect. All the "But it might leak" people should be put completely at ease.
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post #1348 of 28251
Reapplied TIM and reseated again and back to airflow into case, i guess the best i can get is 6-7 C difference. The bios temp is roughly the same on the software side.
Edited by ritchwell - 1/4/10 at 1:44pm
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post #1349 of 28251
Ritchwell post a PIC of your PC case with the door open. Also how many DVD drive bays do you have open? Are you in intake⇉ or ⇇exhaust? Have you tired a push↔shroud↔pull? The push↔shroud↔pull should take care of your sealing problem. I have the same CPU and MB and I idle around 22°C.
Edited by Pings - 1/4/10 at 2:09pm
post #1350 of 28251
I'm on that. I got a push pull setup as well as pretty much everyone else here.

Lovin it so much.
    
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