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Can't post a screenshot right now, since my internets are down at home; but my current temps are 26C idle temp, and 39C after 30 minutes of Prime95 torture test. Ambient temp is roughly 23C.
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OMG the horror! why would you use so many SSD's I know they're expensive and it's probably a RAID setup but DAMN. I like the case though NZXT modded?


I just cut some REALLY long screws down to size to go through the push/pull config I had (while it lasted)....
His system specs say 32GB SSD/ 2.32TB Storage, and I only see one SSD myself. It looks like there are two or perhaps three hard drives in the front bays and one SSD in the rear bays.
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what i did was use those short stubby big thread like screws for mounting case fans, of course there flat at the tip, i screwed them in from the inside of the case, they were just perfect to connect the fan to the rad, i added a second one yesterday for push/pull action, and my temp is 48 c, full load, smp folding client, 3.9 ghz, im very happy, but i want to get some yate loon, fans from directron.com, sat, or the silverstone ones, which ever they have sat.
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can any of you recommend the best aftermarket fans for the H70? Currently running in my HAFX as a rear intake with push pull configuration. Ditched the stock fans and tossed on the fans that came with my FRIO (i like the fan control nobs) With my current set up im getting around 26c-30c idle depending on my ambient, when gaming with a 4.1 OC nothing above 45c and depending on the OC in prime 95 currently nothing goes over 65c.

Also wanna try a new thermal paste other than arctic silver 5 , what do you guys consider to be the best thermal paste out there. I don't really have a budget.
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can any of you recommend the best aftermarket fans for the H70? Currently running in my HAFX as a rear intake with push pull configuration. Ditched the stock fans and tossed on the fans that came with my FRIO (i like the fan control nobs) With my current set up im getting around 26c-30c idle depending on my ambient, when gaming with a 4.1 OC nothing above 45c and depending on the OC in prime 95 currently nothing goes over 65c.

Also wanna try a new thermal paste other than arctic silver 5 , what do you guys consider to be the best thermal paste out there. I don't really have a budget.
I like the Scythe Gentle Typhoon AP series. I got the AP-15's, which I run at ~1400rpm (using Corsair voltage restrictors). They are almost silent at this RPM, and even at their max, they are still very very quiet.

Our temps are very similar. My ambients are ~65-68F, and I never go over 30-31C on idle. With my 4.0 OC, gaming never takes me above 42-45C. My full loads on prime95 after about 3+ hours take me upwards to 70-72C, however that's with the low RPM on the GT AP-15 fans, and different CPUs.

Either way, I would recommend the Gentle Typhoons. If you like to keep your rig quiet and cool, try these out. Lots of info on them in the Gentle Typhoon Club link in my sig!

I use Shin Etsu X23 TIM. I have used AS5 also, and never really noticed much difference in temps to be honest.
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AS5 takes 200hours to cure. That's meant to include some shutdown time. I use MX2 or MX3.
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I like the Scythe Gentle Typhoon AP series. I got the AP-15's, which I run at ~1400rpm (using Corsair voltage restrictors). They are almost silent at this RPM, and even at their max, they are still very very quiet.

Our temps are very similar. My ambients are ~65-68F, and I never go over 30-31C on idle. With my 4.0 OC, gaming never takes me above 42-45C. My full loads on prime95 after about 3+ hours take me upwards to 70-72C, however that's with the low RPM on the GT AP-15 fans, and different CPUs.

Either way, I would recommend the Gentle Typhoons. If you like to keep your rig quiet and cool, try these out. Lots of info on them in the Gentle Typhoon Club link in my sig!

I use Shin Etsu X23 TIM. I have used AS5 also, and never really noticed much difference in temps to be honest.
AS5 is better in temprature not so good in cure time. Whereas Shin-Etsu G751 is the same in temp as AS5 and has ~8 hour cure time. And is cheaper too.

Oh and just for shiggles I wouldn't get anything super spensive to run on the HSeries. Just grab some cheap Yate Loons in the Medium range and those should do just fine for you unles ya gots a fan controller and can dial High Speed Silents to a livable decible.

~Ceadder
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sweet guys thanks for the reccomendation , was probably gonna go with this fan.

Also, my H70 sometimes makes noises , im guessing its coming from the pump ? It will happen for a couple of minutes then goes away , is this normal ?
Edited by sockpirate - 3/10/11 at 6:42am
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sweet guys thanks for the reccomendation , was probably gonna go with this fan.

Also, my H70 sometimes makes noises , im guessing its coming from the pump ? It will happen for a couple of minutes then goes away , is this normal ?
What I've found is if the rad is above the pump (upper exhaust location laying horizontal) it will make gurgling noises for a bit (air in system) then quiet down.
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