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Stupid question probably, but is there any type of cooling advantage, on a H50, to change the tubes and add a reservoir?

Im a noob when it comes to water cooling.
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Stupid question probably, but is there any type of cooling advantage, on a H50, to change the tubes and add a reservoir?

Im a noob when it comes to water cooling.
Not really. A reservoir isn't going to add anything to a sealed unit like the H50. If you're going to put in that much effort, you might as well just upgrade to a custom kit.
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Not really. A reservoir isn't going to add anything to a sealed unit like the H50. If you're going to put in that much effort, you might as well just upgrade to a custom kit.
Thanks, I was thinking the same thing. The only reason i want to mod mine is because the tubes are way to long. I priced it out to add a reservoir and new tubing and it was going to be more then what I paid for the H50...

I am just going to wait until I do my custom loop.

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Stupid question probably, but is there any type of cooling advantage, on a H50, to change the tubes and add a reservoir?

Im a noob when it comes to water cooling.
Looking at the modders who went and changed the tubing and added a normal/micro-res, most of them saw little to no change in temps.

It's a nice "in-between" step for getting into a custom loop though the money is better spent saving up for a real custom loop or Rasa kit.

Edit: Oh, looks like you've already replied. :x
    
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I got H80 and H100 and also Corsair Link Commander link from corsair website

I think, the forum need more longer title
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I got H80 and H100 and also Corsair Link Commander link from corsair website

I think, the forum need more longer title
"Corsair Hydro Series" not good enough?

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Thinking of getting a H100

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I got mine today... Meh its ok. H50. I didn't bother with the stock Corsair fan. I put the blademaster on.....

Maybe im doing something wrong. Whats the best way to mount it? and also what fans would you guys recommend.

    
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I got mine today... Meh its ok. H50. I didn't bother with the stock Corsair fan. I put the blademaster on.....

Maybe im doing something wrong. Whats the best way to mount it? and also what fans would you guys recommend.

*snip*
Try flipping your Radiator 180 degrees. Let any air in the system accumulate where it cannot get back into circulation.

*Update* No longer running the H50 guys. Currently running stock on a 965BE which is also lapped like my 955 BE is. Figured since I had this one laying around and only had some Shin-Etsu x23 to use to go back to the Stock Cooler(for short term) it was time to see if maybe I like it better than my 955. It allowed my RAM to run at Stock Speed at least.

Anyway... is been fun and I'm glad to have gotten to know many people through this group. But it's time for me to move on with Big Water as soon as I can. Had to take drastic action to make the jump.

And yes I will check in from time to time to see how y'alls are doin.

vvv The pic from the post below is of an H50 not an H70.

~Ceadder
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