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I envy your matrix my friend. I really do, I want one so bad, but I don't feel like spend that much money for a year or 2 old card that costs as much as a 5970 or newer GTX 580 for that matter. No offense though, great card and it also looks great.
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Hey TheBigC, you know you could have mounted the cooler on top back rear fan instead of being above the video card? Check previous post.
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Originally Posted by ckybam3 View Post
The h50 is not flat at all apparently.

Speak for yourself. My H50 was very flat right out of the box. Cpu's on the other hand are notorious for being uneven.
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Speak for yourself. My H50 was very flat right out of the box. Cpu's on the other hand are notorious for being uneven.
Corsair has acknowledged that their heat sinks aren't flat and that is why they have stated and recommend to lap it and it does not void the warranty. So while you may have got lucky and have a very flat one others obviously have not and even the manufacturer acknowledged it.
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Corsair has acknowledged that their heat sinks aren't flat and that is why they have stated and recommend to lap it and it does not void the warranty. So while you may have got lucky and have a very flat one others obviously have not and even the manufacturer acknowledged it.
Hmm interesting. I never heard of that but then again mine was flat so I never had a reason to go looking for answers.
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Hmm interesting. I never heard of that but then again mine was flat so I never had a reason to go looking for answers.
What did you do to test the flatness? the stock surface isnt even smoothe there are grooves in it so that doesnt help either.

and yes lapping it doesnt void warranty its been stated in corsair forums.

http://forum.corsair.com/v2/showthread.php?t=80713
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What did you do to test the flatness? the stock surface isnt even smoothe there are grooves in it so that doesnt help either.

and yes lapping it doesnt void warranty its been stated in corsair forums.

http://forum.corsair.com/v2/showthread.php?t=80713
I used a razor blade and a flash light to test it.
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I envy your matrix my friend. I really do, I want one so bad, but I don't feel like spend that much money for a year or 2 old card that costs as much as a 5970 or newer GTX 580 for that matter. No offense though, great card and it also looks great.


I actually used to have a old Asus 5870 but it was defective and they sent me back a Matrix..
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I ordered four Scythe Gentle Typhoon 14s from KoolerTek for a push/pull on the radiator and for my case intakes.

The Antecs weren't cutting it anymore for the case intakes.
The foam filter on my Elite 335 was too much to handle for them.
I'm hoping the Scythes will outclass them.
From what I've read, they will.

For the push/pull, these fans appear to be the way to go.
I'm want to OC higher and need to cool things down to achieve that.

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