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post #10971 of 15929
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H100i is not worth it. I raised my temps by about 5 degrees coming from 64/65 C constant full load in my antec 1200. CM 212 evo is good enough for me.

I would invest that money in a full loop if you already have a descent cpu cooler or even get a 212 evo, they're dirt cheap! But that's just me.

I strongly disagree with EVERYONE who dogs on the H100i's.. the one I have keeps my CPU (FX-6300 4.5Ghz) at about 35C idle and not above 55C under full load.. it does a GREAT job.. the idea is to have enough room for enough air to be able to be moved through it.. and having decent static pressure fans on it.. eventually I will build a custom loop.. but i dont expect it to be able to cool my CPU any mroe than it already is by the H100i.. and since i cannot liquid cool my GPU.. there is no rush to build the custom loop... it will really only be for looks more than anything
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post #10972 of 15929
I would have to agree my buddy installed one in my old cooler maaster 922 haf(which is suppose to be high air flow case) and it is a good case for air intake, but I will be honest when his computer was on idle in bios it was at 33c and when mine in the enclose fractal define r4 with a Hyper 212 plus heat sink with a sickle and flow fan (blue led) is keeping my cpu at 24c in idle. So, in my opinion the the only liquid cooling one should go for that really is worth the price difference from a good air cooler is things like the swifttech 220 and none closed loop units. I mean I know the 140mm rad and cooling units are not too bad. I would stick with the Air cooling though because I am overclocked to 4.2 and it runs just fine with very good cooling.


Does anyone know the best way to install fans on the top mounting point of the Define R4 case? and if it is possible with the motherboard and heat sink already in?
post #10973 of 15929
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Originally Posted by Travellerr View Post

Does anyone know the best way to install fans on the top mounting point of the Define R4 case? and if it is possible with the motherboard and heat sink already in?

Yes but its tricky. Stick the screw in first then align the fan in the case
post #10974 of 15929
Hi Guys

Is it normal to have 35 degrees cpu temp in 7v speed mode? when idle.
Fractal Design XL r2. Btw it's really really super quiet. at &v and barely noticeble at 12v
post #10975 of 15929
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Hi Guys

Is it normal to have 35 degrees cpu temp in 7v speed mode? when idle.
Fractal Design XL r2. Btw it's really really super quiet. at &v and barely noticeble at 12v
Without knowing what CPU, clock speed (OC or not), heatsink?
Is 7V the cpu fan or case fans?
    
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post #10976 of 15929
Not enough space in your case for an extended power supply, pump, a rad in push/pull configuration and an HDD Cage? Well here is my solution.



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post #10977 of 15929
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Originally Posted by Sp33d Junki3 View Post

Without knowing what CPU, clock speed (OC or not), heatsink?
Is 7V the cpu fan or case fans?

Sorry about that.

CPU 4570
No OC
Standard heatsink

7V is the casefans via the fancontroller in the XL R2. Can choose 5v 7v or 12v. It drives 3 fans. 2 in and 1 out
post #10978 of 15929
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Sorry about that.
CPU 4570
No OC
Standard heatsink

7V is the casefans via the fancontroller in the XL R2. Can choose 5v 7v or 12v. It drives 3 fans. 2 in and 1 out
That is fine on stock heatsink.
    
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After a few days of using the Define R4 I have experienced higher cpu temps (AMD FX 6350)
With my older case, a simple CM K280 it will reach 65c on rare occasions, BF4 for example, but now it has reached the 70c while playing Elder Scrolls Online and Starcraft 2, I'm using the stock cooler and only the two base fans of the fractal case


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post #10980 of 15929
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Originally Posted by Mog84kupo View Post

After a few days of using the Define R4 I have experienced higher cpu temps (AMD FX 6350)
With my older case, a simple CM K280 it will reach 65c on rare occasions, BF4 for example, but now it has reached the 70c while playing Elder Scrolls Online and Starcraft 2, I'm using the stock cooler and only the two base fans of the fractal case
Did you remove the top hdd cage to allow airflow. Temps should be that much difference.
Stock cooling for the 6350 is poor, you would better off get a better heatsink.
    
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