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bought a H40 today, yea i know its crap. but ill be running stock anyway(i7-3770), so it wont matters much. wink.gif
However, the interesting thing is that this cooler outperforms all my other cooler i have bought(hyper tx3 evo, CM V8 and nh-c12p).
So i was really happy with it although there's slight grind noise:mad: Alas, its still an excellent cooler. thumb.gif
btw, is there difference putting the rad with the tube on top or bottom? currently my rad tube is at bottom.

Tube direction I doubt is much of a difference. Where you mount it has apparently yielded better results though. Pointing up or sideways, take a look around and see what others have said.
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bought a H40 today, yea i know its crap. but ill be running stock anyway(i7-3770), so it wont matters much. wink.gif
However, the interesting thing is that this cooler outperforms all my other cooler i have bought(hyper tx3 evo, CM V8 and nh-c12p).
So i was really happy with it although there's slight grind noise:mad: Alas, its still an excellent cooler. thumb.gif
btw, is there difference putting the rad with the tube on top or bottom? currently my rad tube is at bottom.

There's nothing wrong with the H40. I would expect it to be on par with the H50, which I have used and seems to be a fine cooler. You're using what looks like the H70 pump only with an aluminum block, and a normal thickness rad. I would expect about a 15c improvement over the stock cooler. That's a great unit for the price.

If you can, put the tubes on the bottom so there will be no problems with air bubbles. You might try shaking the assembly before installation too (too late for that I guess) to try and move any air into the top of the rad.
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bought a H40 today, yea i know its crap. but ill be running stock anyway(i7-3770), so it wont matters much. wink.gif
However, the interesting thing is that this cooler outperforms all my other cooler i have bought(hyper tx3 evo, CM V8 and nh-c12p).
So i was really happy with it although there's slight grind noise:mad: Alas, its still an excellent cooler. thumb.gif
btw, is there difference putting the rad with the tube on top or bottom? currently my rad tube is at bottom.

There's nothing wrong with the H40. I would expect it to be on par with the H50, which I have used and seems to be a fine cooler. You're using what looks like the H70 pump only with an aluminum block, and a normal thickness rad. I would expect about a 15c improvement over the stock cooler. That's a great unit for the price.

If you can, put the tubes on the bottom so there will be no problems with air bubbles. You might try shaking the assembly before installation too (too late for that I guess) to try and move any air into the top of the rad.

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I wish they would make a 360 closed loop system
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I wish they would make a 360 closed loop system

Funny. I contacted Corsair about exactly that. It would be perfect in my Obsidian 800D which has space for a 360 rad in the top
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What did they say as a response
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I haven't heard back yet. You should contact them too. On the website there's like a comments/feedback link and you can ask there. If a lot of people ask they'll be more inclined to think about it if they already haven't
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well, Q9400 is here and OCed to 3.8GHZ, and the H50 is working wonders keeping it cool. The worst temp read during full load is 68C, which is a far cry from my E5300's 85+. I love this thing.
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There's nothing wrong with the H40. I would expect it to be on par with the H50, which I have used and seems to be a fine cooler. You're using what looks like the H70 pump only with an aluminum block, and a normal thickness rad. I would expect about a 15c improvement over the stock cooler. That's a great unit for the price.
If you can, put the tubes on the bottom so there will be no problems with air bubbles. You might try shaking the assembly before installation too (too late for that I guess) to try and move any air into the top of the rad.

im sure theres alot of shaking when i bought it as i did not go home straight away. I travelled alot of places that day while having the H40 behind my car. ;P

Actually the noise doesnt come from the pump, it comes from the cpu thing, that tiny spinning wheel. I've read somewhere thats what caused the trickling noise i presume. biggrin.gif
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lol, your technical talk is baffling me.

The "cpu thing" is the pump/block. There are only three pieces not counting the fan: Hoses (2x), rad and block/pump.
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I haven't heard back yet. You should contact them too. On the website there's like a comments/feedback link and you can ask there. If a lot of people ask they'll be more inclined to think about it if they already haven't

I think they should make a modular system, where you can purchase pre-filled rads and blocks with hoses also pre filled, and the "quick change" fittings with zero coolant loss when they are used. Then you could mix and match blocks and rads. I suppose it would be too expensive though. Might as well get a full loop although I still like the maintenance free aspect of closed loop systems.
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