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post #2161 of 2409
Nope the radiator should come with screws for fans(usually only 2 fans though) but that is when you get the screws and head to your hardware store smile.gif
I guess I didnt take any pictures, yea I just used snips to cut that out and it looked so much better...removed the foam as well
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I plan on only doing a push layout, are there any real gains with push/pull that would justify the space consumption? Actually now that I think about it, I may need the extra pressure to help pull through the filters I want over the fans tongue.gif still if you see any benefit from it let me know.
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post #2163 of 2409
That I would have no clue about! May as well try it out..I dont even use my Vulcan build anymore(its in pieces)
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post #2164 of 2409
I was wonder what is the best 120mm CPU water cooler that will fit in the front of the case? Is it the H80? And what's the difference between e H80 and the H80i?
post #2165 of 2409
Pretty sure its the 80. The I version has better looking block/hoses and better fans!
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post #2166 of 2409
The H80i/H100i have new pumps and CPU blocks that make it better, it also comes with a program to manage the cooling of your entire system (fans, pump speed, max temps, profiles, etc.)

If you are looking at these coolers I recommend going with the H80i version. also right now on amazon the H80i is cheaper than the H80.
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Is it a good idea to get a refurbished h80? It's a loot cheaper but idk if it might break faster....
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Generally I try to stay away from refurbished parts because that usually means something went wrong in the first place, but its up to you.

I say save up and get a new one because they aren't that expensive to begin with, but if money is tight go ahead and try refurbished but see if it has a warranty on it before you get it.
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post #2169 of 2409
Exactly, I was half asleep when I wrote that this morning tongue.gif
The h80i is the way to go. Save up for a bit longer and get that. I too stay away(usually) depending on the product from refurbished parts. Especially when it comes to that kind of thing. The h80i is a better block as well as better and quieter.
If you are really gun ho on modding your case you may look at the Swiftech H220 and throw the 240 radiator in the front of the case. thumb.gif There are options in the Vulcan, although limited. You just need to plan. I had a total of 360mm of radiator inside my Vulcan.
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Generally I try to stay away from refurbished parts because that usually means something went wrong in the first place, but its up to you.

I say save up and get a new one because they aren't that expensive to begin with, but if money is tight go ahead and try refurbished but see if it has a warranty on it before you get it.

Not necessarily, most of the time people were just unsatisfied with the product and return it. I always buy refurbished and/or used parts for my PCs
    
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