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Can anyone tell me if its better to mount the rad with the pipes on the top or on the bottom ?
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Originally Posted by kcuestag View Post
Same question, I have the tubes/pipes on top and im not sure if having them on bottom will change anything?

Thanks.
It doesn't matter and same goes with the heatsink direction

Edit: I'm quoting Yellowbeard from a few months ago on the corsair forums.
Edited by Jocelyn84 - 3/16/10 at 12:59am
     
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It doesn't matter
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So then I guess now to look at overclocking my rig
    
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My H50 + cheap rafter to mount it + fans + scythe bezel should be here today/tomorrow. so when I get home from work, oh, the cutting and installing can start.
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What are you guys using to stress your CPU when checking temps with the H50?
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LinX, Prime95, Intel burn test, OCCT, Everest ultimate, AMD Overdrive (AMD only) and Orthos (Dual cores only).

There's loads.
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What are you guys using to stress your CPU when checking temps with the H50?
WEll you can use Prime95 or IntelBurnTest, both stress the cpu WAY above normal use, its just for use tech-heads to inhumanly enslave our hardware to do our evil bidding!

not many programmes will ever use all 4 cores at 100%

I use HwMonitor to look at temps too, you can use core temp too, but ist a few degrees off... i think.

We've had this before, it doesn't matter which way round your pipes/rad/block is, as long as its getting air and the block touches the cpu.

For me at the top works well
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I was only asking because people like to compare temps and it's kinda stupid for someone to use prime and compare his temps to someone who's using IBT.
I always wonder what some people are using when they come in here with super low temps. I've been using Intel Burn Test myself.

I switched out my H50 for my old Scythe cooler and it's actually doing a lot better. I'm thinking about keeping it on there but man is it loud. (I'm using an Ultrakaze3k on there)
Edited by sintricate - 3/16/10 at 6:25am
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as simon and garfunkle once wrote in a song " these are the sounds of silence" i believe that applies to the H50 very well for my old silent 775D thermaltake cooler was loud even... it used to piss me off lol it was rated 22DBA full speed yet ended up being like 35DBA with an annoying moaning noise at full speed
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I was only asking because people like to compare temps and it's kinda stupid for someone to use prime and compare his temps to someone who's using IBT.
I always wonder what some people are using when they come in here with super low temps. I've been using Intel Burn Test myself.

I switched out my H50 for my old Scythe cooler and it's actually doing a lot better. I'm thinking about keeping it on there but man is it loud. (I'm using an Ultrakaze3k on there)
that and the fact that when the summer comes, air coolers tend to be useless
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