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Originally Posted by Killhouse View Post
I think I might be right in saying that the pressure mod will have little effect, pressure modding has a larger effect on big, heavy heatsinks which try to tear away from the CPU. The H50 never suffers from this because it's too light. For that reason the mounting bracket didnt have to be very strong. Though I agree, overengineering stuff like this is very nice
I pressure modded mine. Improved temps by 7c. Just added a fan shroud on the intake side. Dropped it another 3c. CPU running 1c over ambient idle. 9c over ambient under full load.
post #982 of 28252
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I pressure modded mine. Improved temps by 7c. Just added a fan shroud on the intake side. Dropped it another 3c. CPU running 1c over ambient idle. 9c over ambient under full load.
Thank you Dkev, this might be something I have to try. Lets see if the others come up with something similar.
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okay. Well the stock cooler that comes with the phenom II x3, idle i was running 49C and under full load a toasty 70C if i remember correctly. I unlocked the 4th core so thats why. ill post temps of unlapped cpu idle/load.. then ill lap it and do it again. and ill do some overclocking as well so you guys can get a feel of it more
I may do something similar with the shroud later on, using Thermalrights tube, to connect the front fan to the rad then the rad to the 2nd fan.
Edited by tlxxxsracer - 12/28/09 at 9:19pm
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okay. Well the stock cooler that comes with the phenom II x3, idle i was running 49C and under full load a toasty 70C if i remember correctly. I unlocked the 4th core so thats why. ill post temps of unlapped cpu idle/load.. then ill lap it and do it again. and ill do some overclocking as well so you guys can get a feel of it more
I hope you dont remember correctly! 62C is the maximum Phenoms can go, I think you were probably thinking 60C - thats about where my 965 X4 was at full load with a very dusty stock cooler.

Looking forward to hearing more from you.
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Thank you Dkev, this might be something I have to try. Lets see if the others come up with something similar.
I should point out that a Phenom 550, even overclocked as far as mine, doesn't generate near the heat as an Intel or a quad AMD. I am also using a CM R4 as supply fan for the rad. It has a much higher static pressure then the stock corsair.
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Good point though even if 7C translates to 2-3C it's still a worthwhile mod in my eyes. I tried googling for "pressure mod H50" but it really seems that OCN are at the forefront here. I'm knee-deep in acrylic right now, but when I have less to worry about a pressure mod and lapping is definetely something I'll look at.
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can we get a convoy of load temp posts and set ups going here real quick? My load temp of 62C with a moderate overclock is really irking me (and part of the reason why I want to lap the two things)...I want to see if there is something simple and silly I might have missed, that I could do to bring that down a bit in the mean time.
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Check your pump is at approx 1450RPM if you havnt done so already. Asides from that the only thing is the seating of the pump.

My load temps are 47C at stock voltage. I'll try to get some sort of collection of data up soon.
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I admit it could be my ghetto TIM. I'm just surprised at the jump. Like I said a few pages, I'm at about 33C idle. Jumping to 62C load after a few hours of prime seems a bit excessive.
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only thing I dislike about this front configuration on my 902, is that the rad takes up like 3 full cd bay drives and 2 other half of ones.. So i cant use the top slot or slot under it :-/ sure hope its worth it. I have 6 fans in my case right now coulda been 7 if the h50 was mounted in the rear.
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