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Thought I'd post a photo of my build now that it's more or less done Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


EDIT: No idea why it flipped the picture..
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Very NICE build thumb.gif ... pictures? not so much redface.gif ... take the dang door off and give us some benching temps biggrin.gif

I find it interesting how popular Corsair AIO's are ... you obviously have a huge budget, Twin Titan's yikes I can only dream, yet you chose an H100i over the others in what is now a very healthy, competitive AIO market ... Can't beat the warranty right wink.gif AND with $2000+ worth of GPU's right below it ... I Can See Why thumb.gif

Edited by TomcatV - 3/21/13 at 1:49pm
 
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mmm first purple build and its executed nicely. aahhh purple, the color of royalty biggrin.gif

can we get a nice night shot?

edit again, i guess it is the color of royalty, theres a damn titan in thur LoL

Haha the color is caused by the NZXT Hue, it cycles through colors, but yeah quite proud of it overall
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Thought I'd post a photo of my build now that it's more or less done Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


EDIT: No idea why it flipped the picture..
Quote:

Very NICE build thumb.gif ... pictures? not so much redface.gif ... take the dang door off and give us some benching temps biggrin.gif

I find it interesting how popular Corsair AIO's are ... you obviously have a huge budget, Twin Titan's yikes I can only dream, yet you chose an H100i over the others in what is now a very healthy, competitive AIO market ... Can't beat the warranty right wink.gif AND with $2000+ worth of GPU's right below it ... I Can See Why thumb.gif
I haven't been able to take a decent picture of it yet lmao. Here's one with the door open though tongue.gifWarning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Photo%20Mar%2021%2C%202%2053%2015%20PM.jpg
Photo%20Mar%2021%2C%202%2053%2033%20PM.jpg

Yeah I actually switched to the H100i from a full on watercooling loop before. I needed to downsize to a smaller case (meant less radiator mounts), and one that wouldn't weigh as much overall, while still keeping the inside as aesthetically pleasing as possible. So the H100i was a perfect fit tongue.gif. The only thing I want is for them to allow you to speed up how fast it cycles through colors/fades. FWIW here's what my build was like before with a 690:
Photo%20Oct%2007%2C%205%2057%2025%20PM.jpg

EDIT: Right benching temps lol. Well normally on P95 fwith my cpu @ 4.8ghz 1.304v it's around 78C with the fans on quiet mode and my case fans on low speed.

Edited by PhantomTaco - 3/22/13 at 11:16pm
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I'm also prefer performance over look or noise. That's why I'm still using the stock fans that came with H100. They kinda loud for less than a minute when cold boot but my computer almost stay on all the time anyway & it's not really noisy even when under load (gaming/stressing).

That's a good point. Many people don't realize that fan controllers will often ramp a fan up to full speed when a computer is first turned on, and then slowly reduce it as the computer boots up. Some even think this is unusual behavior but it's quite normal. I'm not positive why they do this. I suppose the controller could be testing the fan to get the full range the fan is capable of, but it could be some other reason.
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Haha the color is caused by the NZXT Hue, it cycles through colors, but yeah quite proud of it overall
I haven't been able to take a decent picture of it yet lmao. Here's one with the door open though tongue.gifWarning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Photo%20Mar%2021%2C%202%2053%2015%20PM.jpg
Photo%20Mar%2021%2C%202%2053%2033%20PM.jpg

Yeah I actually switched to the H100i from a full on watercooling loop before. I needed to downsize to a smaller case (meant less radiator mounts), and one that wouldn't weigh as much overall, while still keeping the inside as aesthetically pleasing as possible. So the H100i was a perfect fit tongue.gif. The only thing I want is for them to allow you to speed up how fast it cycles through colors/fades. FWIW here's what my build was like before with a 690: Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Photo%20Oct%2007%2C%205%2057%2025%20PM.jpg
EDIT: Right benching temps lol. Well normally on P95 fwith my cpu @ 4.8ghz 1.304v it's around 78C with the fans on quiet mode and my case fans on low speed.

Glad to hear the Hue works so well for you. I have one on order for my system. I'll also be using two Casino fans

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tj2SNDQNb2U

inside the case. I'm not sure what positions I'll be putting them in, but they will only be used as case fans since they suck on rads. I wish I could sync them with the Hue.
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That's a good point. Many people don't realize that fan controllers will often ramp a fan up to full speed when a computer is first turned on, and then slowly reduce it as the computer boots up. Some even think this is unusual behavior but it's quite normal. I'm not positive why they do this. I suppose the controller could be testing the fan to get the full range the fan is capable of, but it could be some other reason.
Glad to hear the Hue works so well for you. I have one on order for my system. I'll also be using two Casino fans

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tj2SNDQNb2U

inside the case. I'm not sure what positions I'll be putting them in, but they will only be used as case fans since they suck on rads. I wish I could sync them with the Hue.

TBH the Hue is decent, not amazing. In the end I've come to the conclusion that LEDs just aren't as good at lighting up cases as a cold cathode. Its still nice, but the dispersion you get from a cathode just makes things look better.
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Sorry for double posting, but I've got a legitimate question. I was wondering anyone here using a 3570k @ 4.8ghz? If so what temps are you getting on load with something like p95 or linpack? I want to know whether or not my temps are too high.
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Sorry for double posting, but I've got a legitimate question. I was wondering anyone here using a 3570k @ 4.8ghz? If so what temps are you getting on load with something like p95 or linpack? I want to know whether or not my temps are too high.

It's gonna differ for everyone bc of the voltage it takes to run at 4.8. What are your temps? I can run 5.0ghz @ 1.375v stable on my chip and with the h100i I'm right under 90c. I don't run it at that ever, but I know how far I can push my 3570k.

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It's gonna differ for everyone bc of the voltage it takes to run at 4.8. What are your temps? I can run 5.0ghz @ 1.375v stable on my chip and with the h100i I'm right under 90c. I don't run it at that ever, but I know how far I can push my 3570k.

tappin from the Note II

1.308v @ 85C max, normally hovers around 78-80
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I am seriously contemplating repainting my h100 radiator but wanted to know if it will affect the performance in any way? Also, what paint should I use if I do decide to go this route?

Thanks in advanced smile.gif
 
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has anyone here used cooler master r4 fans on their h100i? I am using 2, but the software can't control one properly, so it stays on max rpm preset, otherwise it would spin up and down constantly. the other one doesn't start up either

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I am seriously contemplating repainting my h100 radiator but wanted to know if it will affect the performance in any way? Also, what paint should I use if I do decide to go this route?

Thanks in advanced smile.gif
If you go easy in the fin area so it doesn't clog them I would think it would be ok. Obviously the more paint the greater chance it will start to act as insulation or prevent air flow. I would be surprised to see more than a couple degrees difference with a light coat.
For paint, I would use a regular spray can enamel.
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