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I'm confused here. You got a reservior for this? What the heck? that has nothing to do with that?... I was doing lots of research and i am interested in this cpu cooler but i'm still skeptic cuz of the fan. Why does it have to be placed inside? Wouldn't that create a vaccum? I'm talking about Core 2 Quads that's all also.
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Why does it have an intake fan? Shouldn't that be in front of my antec tower intake instead of the rear? I'm interested in this cooler but i'm annoyed how they have a fan that does intake? Shouldn't it be a exhaust?
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Why does it have an intake fan? Shouldn't that be in front of my antec tower intake instead of the rear? I'm interested in this cooler but i'm annoyed how they have a fan that does intake? Shouldn't it be a exhaust?
You can use it any direction you want, and more than 1 fan too. It is not fixed.
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Does this thing last for a long time?
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I'm confused here. You got a reservior for this? What the heck? that has nothing to do with that?... I was doing lots of research and i am interested in this cpu cooler but i'm still skeptic cuz of the fan. Why does it have to be placed inside? Wouldn't that create a vaccum? I'm talking about Core 2 Quads that's all also.
He just MODed his H50. You can find links on how to customize your H50 on the front page.

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You can use it any direction you want, and more than 1 fan too. It is not fixed.
This^ & ⇉. Corsair recommends intake, but Asetek the company who actually makes the H50 recommends exhaust. It really has to do with your GFX card and case. If you have a GFX with an air handler that blows hot air out the rear of your case, and pcnuttie you do. Its a good idea to have the H50 in exhaust. If you have a Vapor-X type of GFC with no air handler, its better to be intake. Also do you have a place for that hot air to go once its in your PC case. For the guys who have an air handlers on their GFX cards and their H50s in intake, need to be warned. Do to the season and AC's rooms, hot air from your GFX card is mixing with the cool air inside the radiator of the H50. This mixing creates condensation. That condensation is moisture that is now being blowing into your PC. But don't pay me no mind, feel free to try any way you like, and post about it. That's what this site is here for.

"Asetek’s factory sealed liquid cooling system is specifically designed to exhaust CPU heat directly outside of the chassis." - Asetek
post #3696 of 28252
I just found this post and had to join.My newest pc build i fitted with a Corsair H50 and i love it.I did replace the thermal paste with artic silver 5 right away but besides that i havent had to touch it.(i had no problems with the stock paste).Well nice to meet you all and dont mind my pc i just put it together this weak and so much more to do.The biggest thing is to get another gtx 260 in it.just waiting on more money.you know how that goes.anyway here it is let me know what you think so far.
   
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post #3697 of 28252
Nice mybadomen, welcome to the club and the OCN. Its nice to see people join OCN for this club. Anyways, I 2 have a AMD PHII 940 system I was thinking of getting another H50 for. How you liking the temps?
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Temps are great i was totally surprised how good it works .Its very warm in my house at the moment and my cpu temp is at 37c as we speak and im multitasking.Arctic silver 5 dropped the temps by a few degrees also after the break in period but the stock paste worked well also.
   
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holy crap! 242+ members in 3 months!
i think corsair/astek have a great product here
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