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I got an H50 on my i7 which is oced to 3.8, but the temps seem to be a bit too high for watercooling standards. When my computer starts up the temps are around the mid 40's, when I've used it for an hour or so the idle temp is low to mid 50's..And gpu load is around mid 60's, should it be this high? I'm thinking I may have messed up with the thermal paste...
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post #2 of 13
while the H50 is a 'water cooler' it is just on par with top line air coolers. your temps will be reasonable but you wanna add a second fan, push/pull.

Your paste is fine, if you seated and twisted as directed, once, while setting the pump you will be fine.

did you record your temps prior to O'C'ing it, against stock cooler?
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Have power saving features one. Even with full water loop i idle @ 40-45C. With Power Saving feature ~ 30-35C. Also idle mean nothing. Check load temp and also how is the airflow. idle should always be the same if airflow is good.
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What kind of load temps are you getting in P95? Idle temps aren't really helpful for measuring cooling performance.
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Your paste is fine, if you seated and twisted as directed, once, while setting the pump you will be fine
I had the pump holder on too tight and had to try a few times before getting it securely on so i think i messed up..Before Ocing on stock cooler was around 50-55 idle.. After installing h50 without ocing the temps were around 30 idle. Now theyre at 50ish
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What kind of load temps are you getting in P95? Idle temps aren't really helpful for measuring cooling performance.
Usually mid 70's
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er;12427372 
Have power saving features one. Even with full water loop i idle @ 40-45C. With Power Saving feature ~ 30-35C. Also idle mean nothing. Check load temp and also how is the airflow. idle should always be the same if airflow is good.

Last time I did this on my Asus mobo, Power saving also reduces H50 workload, and cause my CPU to rise to 80 degrees Celsius. so I turned it off, got back down to 40 in a matter or seconds. basically it stops the pump pumping and doing it's job.
    
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Is your H50 setup in push/pull configuration? Also how is the airflow in that case?
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Originally Posted by Jov4nTh3Yu9o;12427475 
Usually mid 70's

Mid 70's in P95 isn't bad at 3.8. You can push it to about 80-85C in P95 and that's about when you should think about stopping. You won't actually hit 80-85C in any real world applications and for most CPU intensive programs/activities like folding you'll likely hover around the mid to high 70's.
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Is your H50 setup in push/pull configuration? Also how is the airflow in that case?
No i just have the regular setup, and idk about airflow...thats why im getting a new case
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