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Did I do something wrong to why my temps didnt change from before the mod to after. (I even lapped the cpu and h50).
Also, Im not sure why I cant lower the fan speed on the ultra Kaze..
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Did I do something wrong to why my temps didnt change from before the mod to after. (I even lapped the cpu and h50).
Also, Im not sure why I cant lower the fan speed on the ultra Kaze..
Depending on the TIM you used and how it was applied, it may need time to burn in/break in. Also, did you do a load test, IE prime95 or similar? Idle temps are not that great an indicator.
    
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Hmm true.. Didnt think about that. I used AS5 (I used that when I got the h50 without knowing what TIM came on to begin with.)
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Speaking of TIM. I just reseated my H50 ( last seat I did at a LAN and I was in a rush. ) long story short I had used too much. Testing it now tho. Instant ~8* C load drop. Just wow I never ever knew using a little too much TIM could affect temps that much.
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My full load temps are 44C.. Same as before, maybe after a few days itll drop since the TIM will settle in.

Should I have the top fill port unscrewed or off for a day or so? Or what
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I'm curious, Do you guys still use the stock corsair fan that it comes with H50?
I use to. Then I moved to a Cooler Master R4. The corsair isnt a bad fan.. it does the job as advertised.

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wow I never ever knew using a little too much TIM could affect temps that much.
Yep - too much acts as an insulator
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Nothing more acute than 90 degrees. Unless the bend is gradual curve to that angle - the gentler, the better. I dont think the tubes will let you make an acute bend anyway.
[nitpick]Actually the angle shouldn't really matter, just the radius of the curve. I'm guessing a 3-4 inch radius is safe.[/nitpick] My personal concern when installing was more about how much stress I would be putting on the joints at the radiator and the pump, than bending the tubes so much they would crack.
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Much better, I think you'll agree. You can just about see the H50 in the background so it's still on topic. I've got some nice fresh air onto my new H50 fan now, temps dropped a bit
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Hmm true.. Didnt think about that. I used AS5 (I used that when I got the h50 without knowing what TIM came on to begin with.)
AS5 is kinda an old dog now, not quite the best but still ok; and AS lists its cure time as 200 hours! Anyways, you should def. see those temps drop as it cures and seats better, and check the mounting screws in a few days.
    
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Knock me off the list. Walked into best buy to return tonight. No questions asked despite the gigantic "Do not return this to the store" flier inside the box.

When I started investigating an upgrade path for the H50 I found it just didn't make much sense. I was planning a swiftech block for my NB and an additional radiator and probably replacing the one included. I've opted to go with a enzotech block and DB-1 instead.
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