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awesome, thanks for the pic and for the reply. Ill go ahead and try the backplate that come with my motherboard and see how that does. I think it might also be that the retention screws for the cooler are longer when I tighten them down push up against the motherboard try in my case. Thus flexing the board itself slightly. Think that would be a possibility? Would I be able to go ahead and grind like 1-2mm off the end of the screw?

I doubt they're that long. Put the pump in place with the motherboard off of the tray, then you'll be able to see. I'm sure you could grind or cut the bolt back, but I reckon use the appropriate thread size die to get the threads back afterwards. I wouldn't do it if I was you. If I had to reduce the available thread count on the bolt I'd rather raise the bolt head using some small washers.
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I doubt they're that long. Put the pump in place with the motherboard off of the tray, then you'll be able to see. I'm sure you could grind or cut the bolt back, but I reckon use the appropriate thread size die to get the threads back afterwards. I wouldn't do it if I was you. If I had to reduce the available thread count on the bolt I'd rather raise the bolt head using some small washers.

good point. i had a brain fart and didnt think of that doh.gif I have everything apart right now and about to play around with things. Ill report back with what I find

EDIT: would anyone happen to know the specs on static pressure the stock corsair fans put out? I kind of want to swap fans but want to get something that will perform on par or better then the supplied fans.
Edited by mwl5apv - 4/11/12 at 11:35pm
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Very nice/clean install! smile.gif But where are your SSD/storage/optical drives? Are you modding the HDD cage back in there later? Are you using an external USB 3.0 optical drive? I've always been curious as to how much slower an external USB optical drive would be, if much at all?

I'd be very interested to see if this can be done but using one of the lower fan locations in the front.
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I'm glad you got it sorted out though. I was wracking my brain trying to figure out what the issue was. thumb.gif
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I'm glad you got it sorted out though. I was wracking my brain trying to figure out what the issue was. thumb.gif
~Ceadder smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif

Back again with the wobbly SanAce fans on my H50. It's not a turbulent air problem, it's a power problem. They don't like to be on the same 12V line and switched at the same time.

Haha yeah they are a bit high on the wattage. tongue.gif

Almost done with the loop. 1st one evar and was leak testing without a hitch til BAM! Reservoir sprung a couple of leaks under the cap. doh.gif

To think I almost had it on my first try. biggrin.gif

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biggrin.gif Why is the first try always such a problematic thing? Post pics of progress.

I think the PWM might just be switching them out of sync. Thinking of a cap across each fan, maybe giving a little more stored energy when needed. Just not sure what sort of size. Maybe shorten pwm wires to same thing just as a test as well. Fun and games. smile.gif
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biggrin.gif Why is the first try always such a problematic thing? Post pics of progress.

I think the PWM might just be switching them out of sync. Thinking of a cap across each fan, maybe giving a little more stored energy when needed. Just not sure what sort of size. Maybe shorten pwm wires to same thing just as a test as well. Fun and games. smile.gif

It's official I have now made the jump from the H50 to...

snapshot.png

Apologies for the crappy webshot pic but it's the best available to me at the moment til I get my system up and running properly. thumb.gif

I love the H50 and may get another one when it comes time to build a microfolder. Cause there is no way I'll get 1/2" tubing inside a dinky case. That's just not gonna happen. Only reason I sold mine was cause I needed a noodge to jump in the pool. smile.gif

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anyone interested in buying a modded h50 with compression fittings? shoot me a pm if you are
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H50 owner here.
Lowest idle temp recorded-23C
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It's official I have now made the jump from the H50 to...
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Apologies for the crappy webshot pic but it's the best available to me at the moment til I get my system up and running properly. thumb.gif
I love the H50 and may get another one when it comes time to build a microfolder. Cause there is no way I'll get 1/2" tubing inside a dinky case. That's just not gonna happen. Only reason I sold mine was cause I needed a noodge to jump in the pool. smile.gif
~Ceadder smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif

Looks great. What kind of waterblock is that?
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