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Apparently some people are having a hard time mounting the H50 radiator on the rear exhaust of the NZXT Phantom... it CAN be done, although maybe it's a fit/finish inconsistency between different Phantoms.



    
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Now i am wondering if the H70 will fit the top of the rear exhaust considering it's thick rad? Hmm hope my new build installation will be ok. I totally don't wanna scratch or dent my rad fins lol.
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ok so I just got done with 9 hours of sleeving cables and switching the push pull config of the H50 to pull air out of the case, as I think I had way too much stale air laying dormant in there... surprisingly though, I'm not seeing too much difference in temps. Is it just my imagination? How do you guys have yours set up?
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ok so I just got done with 9 hours of sleeving cables and switching the push pull config of the H50 to pull air out of the case, as I think I had way too much stale air laying dormant in there... surprisingly though, I'm not seeing too much difference in temps. Is it just my imagination? How do you guys have yours set up?
What's your current temps at max load running prime95 or other similar program? Also need to know your ambient temps. How are your case fans setup? Front intake, side intake, bottom intake, back/top exhaust?

I have mine setup as front intake for my H50 with Scythe GentleTyphoon AP-15 fans with two shrouds one on both sides of the radiator and have silicone gaskets in between the fans, shrouds and radiator.Rest of the setup is another fan in front as intake also, side 220mm intake fan; and top and rear fans exhaust. My temps under full load are low to mid 40's with an ambient of 22C.
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What's your current temps at max load running prime95 or other similar program? Also need to know your ambient temps. How are your case fans setup? Front intake, side intake, bottom intake, back/top exhaust?

I have mine setup as front intake for my H50 with Scythe GentleTyphoon AP-15 fans with two shrouds one on both sides of the radiator and have silicone gaskets in between the fans, shrouds and radiator.Rest of the setup is another fan in front as intake also, side 220mm intake fan; and top and rear fans exhaust. My temps under full load are low to mid 40's with an ambient of 22C.
ok so here's my fan setup:

2 120 azzas at front as intake, 2 230s on side as intake, 2 230s on top as exhaust, and the H50 setup push/pull now exhaust: corsair is pushing, azza is pulling.

Current temp is 30c (gpu folding and basic Internet browsing at the moment), max load prime 95 is around 55c, ambient is around 22c
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post #14936 of 28251
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ok so here's my fan setup:

2 120 azzas at front as intake, 2 230s on side as intake, 2 230s on top as exhaust, and the H50 setup push/pull now exhaust: corsair is pushing, azza is pulling.

Current temp is 30c (gpu folding and basic Internet browsing at the moment), max load prime 95 is around 55c, ambient is around 22c
I had about the same results when I was first working with my H50 with stock fan and a fan that came with my case. I don't know what fans Azza uses in their cases one thing to try is first see how they compare to the stock corsair fan it is always best to have two matching fans than to have miss matched fans so try two of the azza case fans with the H50. If that is worse or the same the only other choice is to just buy better fans.

If you want quiet good performing fans then Scythe GentleTyphoon AP-15 fans. If you want high performance fans and don't care about noise then there are a few choices from Yate Loon high speed fans to Ulta Kaze 38mm 2000-3000rpm fans. If you have the space I always recommend a shroud at least on the push side if not both and always try to seal the whole setup as best you can so all the air is directed the same way and there is no pressure "leakage". You can seal it with simple black electrical tape or go with silicone gaskets like I did.
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after 3 months of solid use my temps are starting to creep up. any suggestions? i think i need to take my fans off and blow some dust out.
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after 3 months of solid use my temps are starting to creep up. any suggestions? i think i need to take my fans off and blow some dust out.
Re-apply the TIM.
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ive got as5 on it now and i used a grain of rice spread out into a haze. but judging from the amount of tim that originally came on the heatsink should i use more?
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after 3 months of solid use my temps are starting to creep up. any suggestions? i think i need to take my fans off and blow some dust out.
You should blow out the radiator at least once a month... with the fins it build up fast if you dont have any other way to control dust in the case... If that does not do it re-apply the TIM... but that should be after you clean things up....
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