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Hello all. I've been considering upgrading to this cooler. I just want to know if I'm going to see any improvements over what I already have. As my sig rig says I'm running a Phenom II x2 555 BE running at 4.0 GHz. My idle temp is 23C and under load 48C with an ambient temp of 20C.
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post #6942 of 28252
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Originally Posted by Iggy0828 View Post
Hello all. I've been considering upgrading to this cooler. I just want to know if I'm going to see any improvements over what I already have. As my sig rig says I'm running a Phenom II x2 555 BE running at 4.0 GHz. My idle temp is 23C and under load 48C with an ambient temp of 20C.
What is the temp range on your Phenom?
those are decent temps and the H50 really starts to shine at upper temps for instance, it may not help folks much on their idle temps but they see a nice improvement on the highend... just don't know how much you will see when you're not that high to start with.
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What is the temp range on your Phenom?
those are decent temps and the H50 really starts to shine at upper temps for instance, it may not help folks much on their idle temps but they see a nice improvement on the highend... just don't know how much you will see when you're not that high to start with.
ranges from 23C idle, 47C load, and most of the time it's at 30 to 34C.
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hey guys if i plan to use two san ace fans as P/P setup does anyone know what screw size's / washers I need to buy so it fits onto the rad? I don't feel like using paperclips or rubber bands. I want it to look nice.
Thanks.

Also was wondering is having 2 san ace fans overkill? I think P/P is only really useful if you have low static pressure fans. But then again I plan to undervolt the San Aces so they are quiet. Thanks
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hey guys if i plan to use two san ace fans as P/P setup does anyone know what screw size's / washers I need to buy so it fits onto the rad? I don't feel like using paperclips or rubber bands. I want it to look nice.
Thanks.

Also was wondering is having 2 san ace fans overkill? I think P/P is only really useful if you have low static pressure fans. But then again I plan to undervolt the San Aces so they are quiet. Thanks
I am using some black thumb screws like these:


I have x2 38mm Panaflo fans on my set up. Thumb screws fit perfectly and are easy to work with. And no, 2 San Ace fans are not overkill.
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I realized that having my ultra kaze 3000 at the highest rpm doesnt benefit me over having at 2000/2200 rpm. Im wondering if the rad is built for low rpm/cfm
Higher airflow don't give better results? I was thinking about replacing the stock Corsair 59CFM fan with Scythe "Slipstream" 110CFM.

I don't know now...

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Edited by ToxicAdam - 4/14/10 at 4:50pm
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post #6947 of 28252
Is a antec tricool fan that comes with the antec 900 case better than the fan that comes with the h50? I have 1 antec fan and the stock h50 doing a push pull right now, thinking of using 2 tricools.
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how do u mont it
Wow this thread moves fast.....I put two screws into each shroud from one side of the drive bays (i.e. through the holes in the drive bays) So a total of four screws which holds it very well even though it is just on one side. Others on here have used ties as well to suspend the whole thing from both sides...I like my system better. Hope that helps.
    
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http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1025/2/

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The kit also comes with a single 7-blade 120x120x25mm cooling fan that runs at 1700RPM. After contacting the engineers at Corsair we were informed that the fan was sourced from well known cooling fan manufacturer Akasa. The model AK174CB-4BLB cooling fan has a 50,000 hour life span and a twin ball bearing design. This fan consumes 2.2W when running at 1700RPM and has a noise level of 29.75 dB(A). The max airflow is 59.05CFM with a static pressure of 3.57mm H20.
So Corsair's H50 fan is the Akasa AK174CB-4BLB.

Nothing special about that.
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uh hrm so noone answered me what size screws would i be needing to get if i want to use screws to screw in my san ace fan into the rad? i don't think the 6 1/2 screw / washer will work right? can someone tell me what dimension screws I need to get? thanks
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