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post #151 of 179
Forgot a cable, likely, happens to me all the time.

Fizzle pop, unlikely, never happened to me.
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post #152 of 179
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Looks like I'm going to be ordering a slim fan for the side so I can fit the radiator sideways so it doesn't push on that 8-pin. We'll see. Evaluating my options. For now, I'm just gonna get this thing running.
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post #153 of 179
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It's running, just need to install an OS. I was too tired to reply last night. Hopefully I'll be able to upload pics for you guys soon.

I'm still working on cable management, still need a few screws, and would like to get a slim fan for the side, as it won't close with the radiator how I'd like it.

Edit: If I have to reposition the H50, do I have to reapply thermal paste?
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post #154 of 179
If you move the Water Block then I would reapply TIM.
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post #155 of 179
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MoMurda View Post
If you move the Water Block then I would reapply TIM.
Thank you.

I'm also wondering now if push pull is worth all this work now.
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post #156 of 179
Quote:
Originally Posted by zionic View Post
Thank you.

I'm also wondering now if push pull is worth all this work now.
imo, it is. especially with cheap fans. i think its worth it to get some gentle typhoons thats what i have on mine
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Quote:
Originally Posted by eloverton2 View Post
imo, it is. especially with cheap fans. i think its worth it to get some gentle typhoons thats what i have on mine
I almost did, but I opted with some scythe PWM fans so I can turn down the fan noise when I am recording.

If you think it's worth it, then I'll give it a shot trying to make it work. If you look back a bit, you'll see a pic of the radiator pushing on the 8-pin. It's either that, or I get a different fan for the side altogether... OR I try putting the H50 on the other 120mm spot, which I think is my best option to try at this point. I'll update you guys when I get it set up.

I promise, pics are coming... wife has the nice camera, so I have to wait to upload what I have.
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post #158 of 179
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As promised...















It's still not completely assembled, still have to put the case enclosure back on... but I can't do that until I hit the hardware store for some flathead screws for the H50. The ones I picked up before stick out... and it pushes on the enclosure.

There you go... so far.
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post #159 of 179
Oh sexy. Looking good so far. How much does that little beast weigh?
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Thanks man!!!

I dunno! But I'll check tonight. It's actually heavier than I than I thought it would be.

I bought some black zip ties to clean up more cables and found some flathead screws that will fit the radiator. Bought from Ace Hardware. So, tomorrow morning I should be able to get the enclosure on this thing and get it looking nice.

I'm also still looking into a 60mm that will fit. It has a spot for it, but it needs to be a slim one... So I'm hoping to get a measuring tape, measure it out... And see if I can get one in there. Not necessary, but something I'd like to do and then I'll look into OCing.

Lastly, I need to organize the fans and which ones are exhaust or intake. I don't remember what I did and I want to know which ones are which for when I control their speed from the BIOS.

That's kinda where I'm at.
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