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post #3221 of 18196
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See, something doesn't quite add up here. Corsair has tested push/pull vs push on the H100 and they only got a difference of 1c. The link article says "Just like doubling up with a pump, there is a pressure benefit to doubling up on fans and this translates to about a 20-30% performance gain.", which does not jive with Corsair's findings. I have to assume that the radiator thickness and fins per inch are entering into this equation, as well as the thickness of the fans. I think there is a problem here by comparing 38mm high speed fans with 25mm low speed fans. This adds uncertainty to his findings.

However I will pass the article along so the guy can decide for himself.
I was using the H80 as intake, Then changed cases and tried exhaust.

With P/P exhaust, My temps were over 40, But when I went back to intake, They went back down to 32-33 range.
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post #3222 of 18196
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I was using the H80 as intake, Then changed cases and tried exhaust.

With P/P exhaust, My temps were over 40, But when I went back to intake, They went back down to 32-33 range.
I found the same thing with my H60. I even made a thread on it with results.
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Thanks. With the Deltas at 40%, idle temps on the CPU went down 5c and my GPUs idle temps decreased by 6c on the top card and 7c on the bottom card. NB and SB temps went down ~4c. I'll be doing some load testing with Prime95 and Furmark this weekend so I can re-adjust my fan speed curves.

The catch with the Deltas is that when you get above a certain RPM, the round perforation grill between the fans and the radiator makes a whining sound. I'll eventually cut out that section with a Dremel when I acquire enough ambition to tear down my entire rig.

Can you share how you mounted that SSD? Pics?

Thanks.
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I found the same thing with my H60. I even made a thread on it with results.
May be even better temps when I install dual shrouds (fan->shroud->rad->shroud>-fan)
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Can you share how you mounted that SSD? Pics?

Thanks.
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Hey I wanted to replace my 200mm fans does anyone know what is the best for purely airflow? ( not something like a delta lol but more powerful than the stock ones). I have the original 600t, and the fans barely move any air.
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post #3227 of 18196
Been researching the same and so far, the VERY few choices out include the popular Magnaflows from Coolermaster. Wish they had more colors though...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ooler%20Master
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I was using the H80 as intake, Then changed cases and tried exhaust.

With P/P exhaust, My temps were over 40, But when I went back to intake, They went back down to 32-33 range.
Yes, but with the H100 we're not talking about push/pull for most people. Most will only have room for the rad and one set of fans.

So, with the 600T you have the rad inside the case, and the fans above in the "fan compartment". Since this is the only configuration you can have, if you want to use exhaust you have to set the fans to pull up. If you want to use intake you have to set the fans to push down.

We know cpu temps are better using intake, that's not the question. Someone was using the H100 as exhaust in the 600T so his fans were set up to pull. I had always heard that pull was not very efficient and that it was better to push so I was asking if anyone had any info on push vs pull.

I also did an intake vs exhaust test on my H70 that was mounted in the top of my case (not the back) and I only got a 1 or 2 c difference in CPU temps (lower for intake), so I agree that you get better cpu temps with intake. However, because of chipset/GPU temps and dust I decided to go with exhaust.

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Hey I wanted to replace my 200mm fans does anyone know what is the best for purely airflow? ( not something like a delta lol but more powerful than the stock ones). I have the original 600t, and the fans barely move any air.
That depends on if you want to mod or not. The original 600T has a bracket that the 200mm fan uses for mounting. It's a thin 25mm fan, and most of the good fans are 30mm. If you don't want to mod your sort of limited. Corsair sells the newer 600T 1000 RPM fans, and there are a couple of others. If you don't mind a little modding you can use a 200mm NZXT fan that moves quite a bit of air. It's rated for 166.2 CFM. The Cooler Master LED fans look pretty good at 110 CFM, but they are also 30mm and would require a little modding.
Edited by Mergatroid - 9/15/11 at 9:11pm
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Man, this thing is noisy in comparison to my mini P-180, this is gonna take some getting used too.
It's noisier even compared to my Antec 900 with 4 120mm + 1 200mm fan. LoL. The biggest issue for me was the buzzing created by the Front fan and the fan grill which I remedied some what by using rubber washers. Also there's sound leak and vibration due to the side panels. I'm thinking about applying some dampening foam.
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I have the H60 in a push/pull configuration with 2x Scythe 1850rpm ap15s, replaced the top 200mm with 2x more ap15s, put 4x noctua P12 9 blade 1300rpm fans on the door and replaced the stock front Corsair with the CM Megaflow 200mm 700rpm fan and added the Scythe kama flow II 80mm 2200rpm to my 5.25" bay.

I keep my fans at about 70% and get 34c NB, 38c CPU and about 38c as well for both of my 6950s at idle (Highs of 38, 54, and 60 when stress testing). I've been building my own towers for about 12 years now and this is the first time I've really taken into consideration air flow and the physics that go along with tweaking my configuration. I like some fan because I sleep in the same room as my computer and the ambient noise helps me sleep, sometimes I even turn them up to 100% when I'm going to bed because 70% is too quiet for me.

My PS3 is on the opposite side of the room and if it is on I cannot hear my computer when sitting at my desk.
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