Overclock.net › Forums › Cooling › Water Cooling › H50 problem
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

H50 problem

post #1 of 11
Thread Starter 
Hey there,
I received my Corsair H50 through the mail today and decided to fit it. Went to see how many degrees it would have set it down from my previous clock and in fact it's gone up. To the point where it's harming my CPU it's at 64 degrees. where as before it was at 59 degrees. I'm gonna double check if I've fitted it correctly which I did before, but has anyone else had this problem? I left the stock thermal compound on there..

Thanks.
Watercooling Loop
(23 items)
 
Titan Nero
(17 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4770K S1150 ASUS Sabertooth Z87 EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Superclocked 3GB Corsair Memory Dominator Platinum DDR3 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Western Digital Blue 128GB Samsung 840 Pro SSD Laing DDC Pump 3.25 18W PrimoFlex White 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK-RES X3 250 Reservoir EK-FC Totam SE Ace EK-FC TitanSE Backplate EK-DDC X-TOP CSQ Ace 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Mayhems Pastel White Coolant EK 19/13mm Compression fitting G1/4 - Black EK Adapter 45 Degree G1/4 - Black EK Adapter 90 Degree G1/4 - Black 
OSKeyboardPowerCase
Windows 8.1 Filco Majestouch XFX 750W NZXT Switch 810 Matte Black 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Steel Series Xai Steel Series 5L DT990 Pro 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 3570k Asus P8Z77-V nVdia GeForce GTX 670 FTW 2GB 8GB (2x4GB) Corsair Dominator GT 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Seagate 1TB Corsair H100i Windows 7 Pro SAMSUNG S23B350 Full HD 23" LED Monitor 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Filco Majestouch Ninja 2 Corsair TX650M Modular Corsair 650D SteelSeries Xai 
Mouse PadAudioAudioOther
SteelSeries QcK+ ASUS Xonar D1 Beyerdynamic DT 990 PRO Crucial C300 64GB SSD 
  hide details  
Reply
Watercooling Loop
(23 items)
 
Titan Nero
(17 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4770K S1150 ASUS Sabertooth Z87 EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Superclocked 3GB Corsair Memory Dominator Platinum DDR3 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Western Digital Blue 128GB Samsung 840 Pro SSD Laing DDC Pump 3.25 18W PrimoFlex White 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK-RES X3 250 Reservoir EK-FC Totam SE Ace EK-FC TitanSE Backplate EK-DDC X-TOP CSQ Ace 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Mayhems Pastel White Coolant EK 19/13mm Compression fitting G1/4 - Black EK Adapter 45 Degree G1/4 - Black EK Adapter 90 Degree G1/4 - Black 
OSKeyboardPowerCase
Windows 8.1 Filco Majestouch XFX 750W NZXT Switch 810 Matte Black 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Steel Series Xai Steel Series 5L DT990 Pro 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 3570k Asus P8Z77-V nVdia GeForce GTX 670 FTW 2GB 8GB (2x4GB) Corsair Dominator GT 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Seagate 1TB Corsair H100i Windows 7 Pro SAMSUNG S23B350 Full HD 23" LED Monitor 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Filco Majestouch Ninja 2 Corsair TX650M Modular Corsair 650D SteelSeries Xai 
Mouse PadAudioAudioOther
SteelSeries QcK+ ASUS Xonar D1 Beyerdynamic DT 990 PRO Crucial C300 64GB SSD 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 11
Make sure you mounted it correctly, if it's 100% correctly mounted, RMA it.

The thermal grease that comes with it is actually really good so you won't need to replace it for awhile.
post #3 of 11
It sounds like you don't have it mounted properly - and it's no surprise given how silly their mounting system is.

Try this - instead of screwing the pump in with the retainer already partially attached to the motherboard, simply place the pump in the retainer before attaching it to the motherboard and screw the retainer downwith the pump all at one time. This will prevent you from having to twist the pump in. It may require some help holding it together while screwing it down.

Also, remember every time you remount to replace the TIM.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i9-7900X ASUS ROG Strix X299-E Gaming  ASUS ROG Strix GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 64GB Corsair Vengeance RGB 3200 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
2x 512GB Samsung 950 Pro M.2 Windows 10 Pro 35" Acer Predator 21:9 Corsair AX860i 
Case
Corsair 570X RGB 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i9-7900X ASUS ROG Strix X299-E Gaming  ASUS ROG Strix GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 64GB Corsair Vengeance RGB 3200 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
2x 512GB Samsung 950 Pro M.2 Windows 10 Pro 35" Acer Predator 21:9 Corsair AX860i 
Case
Corsair 570X RGB 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 11
Its advised that you clean up old thermal paste after every heatsink removal, also use something better rateher than Themal paste that coirsair gives you , use something like IC7 Inovaction Cooling

also you might find it better useing a Push Pull config and useing better fans,
Black Noir CosmoS
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-750 Asus P7P55D PRO 5850 CrossXFire 8GB Gskill Ripjaw 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Gskill Pheonix 40GB SSD Pioneer Win 7 64Bit Sony 19" Viao Sony SDM-E96D 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 V2 750 OCZ Faita1ty Custom Cosmos S Roccat Kone V1 
Mouse Pad
Roccat Taito 
  hide details  
Reply
Black Noir CosmoS
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-750 Asus P7P55D PRO 5850 CrossXFire 8GB Gskill Ripjaw 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Gskill Pheonix 40GB SSD Pioneer Win 7 64Bit Sony 19" Viao Sony SDM-E96D 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 V2 750 OCZ Faita1ty Custom Cosmos S Roccat Kone V1 
Mouse Pad
Roccat Taito 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 11
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by itcrashed View Post
It sounds like you don't have it mounted properly - and it's no surprise given how silly their mounting system is.

Try this - instead of screwing the pump in with the retainer already partially attached to the motherboard, simply place the pump in the retainer before attaching it to the motherboard and screw the retainer downwith the pump all at one time. This will prevent you from having to twist the pump in. It may require some help holding it together while screwing it down.

Also, remember every time you remount to replace the TIM.
Yeah I though they were unclear. Yeah I did this. Thanks
Watercooling Loop
(23 items)
 
Titan Nero
(17 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4770K S1150 ASUS Sabertooth Z87 EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Superclocked 3GB Corsair Memory Dominator Platinum DDR3 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Western Digital Blue 128GB Samsung 840 Pro SSD Laing DDC Pump 3.25 18W PrimoFlex White 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK-RES X3 250 Reservoir EK-FC Totam SE Ace EK-FC TitanSE Backplate EK-DDC X-TOP CSQ Ace 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Mayhems Pastel White Coolant EK 19/13mm Compression fitting G1/4 - Black EK Adapter 45 Degree G1/4 - Black EK Adapter 90 Degree G1/4 - Black 
OSKeyboardPowerCase
Windows 8.1 Filco Majestouch XFX 750W NZXT Switch 810 Matte Black 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Steel Series Xai Steel Series 5L DT990 Pro 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 3570k Asus P8Z77-V nVdia GeForce GTX 670 FTW 2GB 8GB (2x4GB) Corsair Dominator GT 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Seagate 1TB Corsair H100i Windows 7 Pro SAMSUNG S23B350 Full HD 23" LED Monitor 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Filco Majestouch Ninja 2 Corsair TX650M Modular Corsair 650D SteelSeries Xai 
Mouse PadAudioAudioOther
SteelSeries QcK+ ASUS Xonar D1 Beyerdynamic DT 990 PRO Crucial C300 64GB SSD 
  hide details  
Reply
Watercooling Loop
(23 items)
 
Titan Nero
(17 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4770K S1150 ASUS Sabertooth Z87 EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Superclocked 3GB Corsair Memory Dominator Platinum DDR3 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Western Digital Blue 128GB Samsung 840 Pro SSD Laing DDC Pump 3.25 18W PrimoFlex White 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK-RES X3 250 Reservoir EK-FC Totam SE Ace EK-FC TitanSE Backplate EK-DDC X-TOP CSQ Ace 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Mayhems Pastel White Coolant EK 19/13mm Compression fitting G1/4 - Black EK Adapter 45 Degree G1/4 - Black EK Adapter 90 Degree G1/4 - Black 
OSKeyboardPowerCase
Windows 8.1 Filco Majestouch XFX 750W NZXT Switch 810 Matte Black 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Steel Series Xai Steel Series 5L DT990 Pro 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 3570k Asus P8Z77-V nVdia GeForce GTX 670 FTW 2GB 8GB (2x4GB) Corsair Dominator GT 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Seagate 1TB Corsair H100i Windows 7 Pro SAMSUNG S23B350 Full HD 23" LED Monitor 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Filco Majestouch Ninja 2 Corsair TX650M Modular Corsair 650D SteelSeries Xai 
Mouse PadAudioAudioOther
SteelSeries QcK+ ASUS Xonar D1 Beyerdynamic DT 990 PRO Crucial C300 64GB SSD 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 11
Thread Starter 
I've sorted it.
What I did was take everything off even the thermal paste and put some new stuff on the CPU. Then what I realised I did afterwards was when I first put the radiator on the back panel of my case it wouldn't let my side panel go on so I flipped it round instead of rotated it, so the push pull was a push push so all the hot air was making the radiator even hotter. Now I've fixed it and have 4.0 GHz processor with more room to overclock. only hitting 55 degrees 100% stressed.

Thanks for these solutions.
Watercooling Loop
(23 items)
 
Titan Nero
(17 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4770K S1150 ASUS Sabertooth Z87 EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Superclocked 3GB Corsair Memory Dominator Platinum DDR3 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Western Digital Blue 128GB Samsung 840 Pro SSD Laing DDC Pump 3.25 18W PrimoFlex White 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK-RES X3 250 Reservoir EK-FC Totam SE Ace EK-FC TitanSE Backplate EK-DDC X-TOP CSQ Ace 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Mayhems Pastel White Coolant EK 19/13mm Compression fitting G1/4 - Black EK Adapter 45 Degree G1/4 - Black EK Adapter 90 Degree G1/4 - Black 
OSKeyboardPowerCase
Windows 8.1 Filco Majestouch XFX 750W NZXT Switch 810 Matte Black 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Steel Series Xai Steel Series 5L DT990 Pro 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 3570k Asus P8Z77-V nVdia GeForce GTX 670 FTW 2GB 8GB (2x4GB) Corsair Dominator GT 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Seagate 1TB Corsair H100i Windows 7 Pro SAMSUNG S23B350 Full HD 23" LED Monitor 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Filco Majestouch Ninja 2 Corsair TX650M Modular Corsair 650D SteelSeries Xai 
Mouse PadAudioAudioOther
SteelSeries QcK+ ASUS Xonar D1 Beyerdynamic DT 990 PRO Crucial C300 64GB SSD 
  hide details  
Reply
Watercooling Loop
(23 items)
 
Titan Nero
(17 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 4770K S1150 ASUS Sabertooth Z87 EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Superclocked 3GB Corsair Memory Dominator Platinum DDR3 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
Western Digital Blue 128GB Samsung 840 Pro SSD Laing DDC Pump 3.25 18W PrimoFlex White 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK-RES X3 250 Reservoir EK-FC Totam SE Ace EK-FC TitanSE Backplate EK-DDC X-TOP CSQ Ace 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Mayhems Pastel White Coolant EK 19/13mm Compression fitting G1/4 - Black EK Adapter 45 Degree G1/4 - Black EK Adapter 90 Degree G1/4 - Black 
OSKeyboardPowerCase
Windows 8.1 Filco Majestouch XFX 750W NZXT Switch 810 Matte Black 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Steel Series Xai Steel Series 5L DT990 Pro 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 3570k Asus P8Z77-V nVdia GeForce GTX 670 FTW 2GB 8GB (2x4GB) Corsair Dominator GT 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Seagate 1TB Corsair H100i Windows 7 Pro SAMSUNG S23B350 Full HD 23" LED Monitor 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Filco Majestouch Ninja 2 Corsair TX650M Modular Corsair 650D SteelSeries Xai 
Mouse PadAudioAudioOther
SteelSeries QcK+ ASUS Xonar D1 Beyerdynamic DT 990 PRO Crucial C300 64GB SSD 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 11
Also make sure the pump is getting enough power if you have it plugged into the mainboard. My H50 temps were really high when I had it plugged into the cpu header because it was only running at 7v.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 5930k MSI X99A SLI Krait Edition MSI TF III 7950 MSI TF III 7950 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Rip Jaws 16GB @2400MHz Samsung 850 Evo SSD Seagate 250GB Hitachi 1TB 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
El-generico Cooler Master Hyper 212X 7 ultimate 64bit Tripe Viewsonic 22", 5760x1080 eyefinity secks. 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 HX750i Phanteks Enthoo Pro Logitech G402 
Mouse Pad
ಠ_ಠSolid oak deskಠ_ಠ 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
i7 5930k MSI X99A SLI Krait Edition MSI TF III 7950 MSI TF III 7950 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Rip Jaws 16GB @2400MHz Samsung 850 Evo SSD Seagate 250GB Hitachi 1TB 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
El-generico Cooler Master Hyper 212X 7 ultimate 64bit Tripe Viewsonic 22", 5760x1080 eyefinity secks. 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 HX750i Phanteks Enthoo Pro Logitech G402 
Mouse Pad
ಠ_ಠSolid oak deskಠ_ಠ 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 11
The stock TIM on the H50 is actually Shin-Etsu so there really is no need to replace it.
Labor of Love
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2600k @ 5.0 GHz/1.42v ASUS P8P67 Pro MSI GTX 670 OC 20 GB/1600/7-7-7-24 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOS
120GB Vertex SSD Western Digital 1TB None! Ubuntu 12.04/Win8/OSX 10.8.2 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
27" 1440p X-Star OCN Mechanical - MX Browns Seasonic X-560 800D w/RX480 top mounted 
Mouse
Logitech USB Generic 
  hide details  
Reply
Labor of Love
(14 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2600k @ 5.0 GHz/1.42v ASUS P8P67 Pro MSI GTX 670 OC 20 GB/1600/7-7-7-24 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveOS
120GB Vertex SSD Western Digital 1TB None! Ubuntu 12.04/Win8/OSX 10.8.2 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
27" 1440p X-Star OCN Mechanical - MX Browns Seasonic X-560 800D w/RX480 top mounted 
Mouse
Logitech USB Generic 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by charliehorse55 View Post
The stock TIM on the H50 is actually Shin-Etsu so there really is no need to replace it.
i dont think he had replaced it from since he had his old heatsink on there so needed to change it
Black Noir CosmoS
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-750 Asus P7P55D PRO 5850 CrossXFire 8GB Gskill Ripjaw 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Gskill Pheonix 40GB SSD Pioneer Win 7 64Bit Sony 19" Viao Sony SDM-E96D 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 V2 750 OCZ Faita1ty Custom Cosmos S Roccat Kone V1 
Mouse Pad
Roccat Taito 
  hide details  
Reply
Black Noir CosmoS
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-750 Asus P7P55D PRO 5850 CrossXFire 8GB Gskill Ripjaw 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Gskill Pheonix 40GB SSD Pioneer Win 7 64Bit Sony 19" Viao Sony SDM-E96D 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 V2 750 OCZ Faita1ty Custom Cosmos S Roccat Kone V1 
Mouse Pad
Roccat Taito 
  hide details  
Reply
post #10 of 11
wait so you paid $80 to go down 4 degrees?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Water Cooling
Overclock.net › Forums › Cooling › Water Cooling › H50 problem