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Loving my H50! nice cool temps and a lot quieter than the A50!!
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post #17112 of 28369
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Awesome, so would you recommended swapping out the corsair for a GT? Also could you peep this thread for me

http://www.overclock.net/air-cooling...ical-fans.html
IMO the GTs are overrated as rad fans, since they have such a low Static Pressure; where they really shine is as case fans, since they can push a lot of air through a low-resistance area. Their only substantial advantage over stock fans is noise.

I'd recommend Akasa Vipers for rad fans; which are more easily available at the moment and are better suited for rads, with a higher Static Pressure, similar noise profile to the GTs at the same RPM, equally high-quality ball bearings, and roughly the same price.

I'm not that familiar with 140mm fans, not having had any reason to research them (all my fans are 120mm, except the 250mm side fan on my case). I do know that the Scythe SlipStreams get good reviews, but those use 120mm mounts, so are not true 140mm.
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post #17113 of 28369
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I'd still like to use the 2 yates I purchased for my H50, but a couple of questions:

1. If I were to shroud the H50 (it is exhaust in this setup) would it be on the push or the pull fan?

2. Is there a guide to chop up the corsair fan to make a shroud? Thought I saw one but I cant seem to find it.
1) Definitely on the push side. Shrouds on the pull side are less useful.

2) It shouldn't require a guide, just a good saw or cutting-pliers, and a piece of sandpaper to smooth out the rough bits from the cutting. Just remove the 4 little bits that connect the fan's shell to the motor hub.
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I have Yate Loon as my 140. I replaced the stock fan with it and it's fricken awesome. Not too noisy considering that it's the YL High Speed and pumps a lot of air out of the case.

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Count me in









my q6600 had the h50

now my 990x rockin the h70

REALLY LOVE IT!
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I dig your rig, glad you are liking your H70. I am soooo close to upgrading my rig to a full tower... even though I just got my Antec 902 a couple months ago.

Fill in your rig too!!
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Hwy rejamerah, see those kinks in your hoses? Try your H70 with the rad flipped 180 degrees and the hoses at the bottom. Bet it will be quieter.

Your photos look like an Ad out of MaximumPC or some other tech rag btw. Mui Beuno!

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Hwy rejamerah, see those kinks in your hoses? Try your H70 with the rad flipped 180 degrees and the hoses at the bottom. Bet it will be quieter.

Your photos look like an Ad out of MaximumPC or some other tech rag btw. Mui Beuno!

~Ceadder
yeah its pretty loud lol! i might try that, thanks!
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I know a custom 240 rad would beat this easy, how about a custom 120?
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I know a custom 240 rad would beat this easy, how about a custom 120?
Kay man this is the Hydro Series thread, not the Radiators thread. Please raspeck the Hydros. They are very nice for what they are.

But to answer your question, most any Radiator could be better than this one given the size of the fittings available. The bigger the size of the fittings the better the flow the better the flow the better the cooling capability. Of course you have to have the lines, the pump and the reservoir to support it too. So you have to have the fundage to build the loop. You aren't going to find better than this for the same amount of money. It's just not happening.

My total cost:

for the H50=$80(Now ~$75 sometimes even less)
for Yate Loon High Speed Silents= $8
Shin-Etsu G751=$4
for 3" 6-32 toggle bolts and 6-32 Hex nuts=~$6
& ~3hours of work
~31c Idle/~45c Load=Priceless

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