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post #12021 of 16052
Just installed a Kraken X41 in my case (Fractal Design R4) Was a pain in the @$$, I had to install with the tubes facing up and push on the rad for it to fit, as it was super close fitting with the little indent for the PCI slots, also, I wasn't able to use the washers. The fan however, is very high quality, at least the build, doesn't wobble or anything, very solid and great. Just wanted to say something about the X41. Though, the X40 (I got the X41 in an RMA) fit perfectly fie with no hitch. :/
post #12022 of 16052
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Not loud at all, since the temps are a lot better the fans run at lower RPM and are more quiet. I also game with a headset so under heaving load I dont hear the righ at all. But with a jump of 14c I think the fans are slowed down enough even under heavy load to be pretty quiet. Thanks BTW!!!
I'm more interested in what are your temperature differences under load on GPU and CPU.

If you have tried what difference having a top rear fan installed as outtake do? Better or worse than side outtake?

Seems like your case didn't have enough exhaust to get all the hot air out quickly.
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Just installed a Kraken X41 in my case (Fractal Design R4) Was a pain in the @$$, I had to install with the tubes facing up and push on the rad for it to fit, as it was super close fitting with the little indent for the PCI slots, also, I wasn't able to use the washers. The fan however, is very high quality, at least the build, doesn't wobble or anything, very solid and great. Just wanted to say something about the X41. Though, the X40 (I got the X41 in an RMA) fit perfectly fie with no hitch. :/
Even with a pull fan? It's 140mm no? So rad being tight in the rear position is to be expected I think.
post #12023 of 16052
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I'm more interested in what are your temperature differences under load on GPU and CPU.

If you have tried what difference having a top rear fan installed as outtake do? Better or worse than side outtake?

Seems like your case didn't have enough exhaust to get all the hot air out quickly.
Even with a pull fan? It's 140mm no? So rad being tight in the rear position is to be expected I think.
Oh snap, I think with a pull fan it may fit just fine, this is only with a push fan, maybe I should get a pair of fans for push/pull...
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With a pull fan it will be offset, that's what I saw in pics on NZXT site.

How does x41 compare to other coolers? Mainly air I'm interested in. So expensive *faint* for that I can get two almost comparable air coolers. X41 good but expensive :|
Edited by JackCY - 12/23/14 at 5:39pm
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With a pull fan it will be offset, that's what I saw in pics on NZXT site.

How does x41 compare to other coolers? Mainly air I'm interested in. So expensive *faint* for that I can get two almost comparable air coolers. X41 good but expensive :|
Not too sure tbh, I do know, however, that it barely edges out the Noctua NH-15d or whatever, which is considered the best air cooler out.
post #12026 of 16052
Hello, just ordered an r4 (yes, I know r5 is out, but parts had to be purchased from a specific retailer) and am wondering what fan I could squeeze in the bottom with a 200mm psu? From what I have researched it will fit a 120mm fan with a 180mm psu, but I have a 200mm psu so would that mean fitting a 100mm fan in there? The reason I am asking is I plan to crossfire 2 290x in there, and I worry a side fan will no be enough.

Thanks for any possible input.
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Hello, just ordered an r4 (yes, I know r5 is out, but parts had to be purchased from a specific retailer) and am wondering what fan I could squeeze in the bottom with a 200mm psu? From what I have researched it will fit a 120mm fan with a 180mm psu, but I have a 200mm psu so would that mean fitting a 100mm fan in there? The reason I am asking is I plan to crossfire 2 290x in there, and I worry a side fan will no be enough.

Thanks for any possible input.

What R290x? I was fine without bottom or side fans with 760 sli. But if you feel your gpus atr choking just add side exhaust. Unless u have blower type cooler, then intake might be better.
post #12028 of 16052
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I'm more interested in what are your temperature differences under load on GPU and CPU.

If you have tried what difference having a top rear fan installed as outtake do? Better or worse than side outtake?

Seems like your case didn't have enough exhaust to get all the hot air out quickly.

GPU would get as high as 85c, now it ranges between 74-77c. CPU would be max 51c now max I have seen was 46c. These temps are under load after playing BF4.

I have the top rear fan as outtake and the side fan outtake. The problem was my 970 cards were just dumping heat off the window side of my case. I also have a H100i set up as intake on the top of my case, that also keeps more of the hot air inside, but keeps my CPU cooler.
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post #12029 of 16052
Have you considered putting h100i im front as an intake like my Nepton 280L? You Could use top as an exhaust too. Or if you must keep it on top, you could turn it exhaust and (with filter) use back as an intake to feed top exhaust?
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Have you considered putting h100i im front as an intake like my Nepton 280L? You Could use top as an exhaust too. Or if you must keep it on top, you could turn it exhaust and (with filter) use back as an intake to feed top exhaust?

I thought about it but just never got around to setting it up in the front of the case. I did originally have it set up as exhaust on the top, but figured I would try to use it as intake to see what my temps were. It was rather difficult setting it up as intake so I figured Id just leave it haha. My temps are pretty good now so I figure I will leave it as is for awhile or until I get bored of it.
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