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Originally Posted by phazer11;12523718 
GOD Dangit Corsair H50 won't work with my case. Which is pictured below.
http://s451.photobucket.com/albums/qq233/animer/PC%20Build/

Your pictures do not help determine much. You need to take a picture of the whole case so we can see everything in one shot into the side panel opening.

Also if that is not going to work, how small is your case? Vulcan mATX cases can handle an H50. Then on top of that, you will have to limit yourself to just air cooling then.
    
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post #12 of 18
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I have a full ATx case it's just not designed very well it's free. It's not that I don't have space but I cannot mount the reservoir plate. except on the side panel which would be problematic. I'll upload picts after dinner.
     
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Ok... um so,meone just gifted me a HAF 932. Only problem is something is wrong with the H50 as it's not cooling quite as well as my air cooler I just returned >v< is the stock Corsair H50 Thermal Paste ****?
     
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Best air and h50 are about even. h50/70 are just neater/leave more room. Fussy to get set up right.
Stock H50 tim is Shin-Etsu - top class, just too much of it as it comes. Make sure the indents in the ring match, and do up evenly, a bit at a time in a criss cross pattern. If you want to go the whole hog use two fans (the same) and add a shroud on the push side. (Gut an old 120mm x 25mm fan)

The screws are 6-32 (Not 6/32, but 6 gauge 32 threads per inch) If using a shroud and needing a fastening solution:

http://www.overclock.net/11766461-post15596.html my fix 4 me

http://www.overclock.net/11768920-post15600.html DJ4g63t's fix

http://www.overclock.net/11766844-post15597.html Mothman's fix

http://www.overclock.net/11769774-post15605.html Explanatory pic of Mothman's fix.



You've been given the best air in earlier answers. Did anyone mention Thermalright Archon or Silver Arrow? Not something to skimp on if overclocking anyway.

Rasa watercooling kits are bargains for what you get, and eat air coolers for breakfast.
Edited by alancsalt - 2/26/11 at 1:14am
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post #15 of 18
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So it comes with too much paste on it? And you think I need to add an extra fan and gut an old 120mm to act as a spacer?
     
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something real crazy is going on... With Stock Settings it's getting to 65C with the H50 within seconds of starting a prime 95 blend stress test
My other cooler would do 35C max at stock temps
     
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may not be seated properly. many have had trouble getting it right, it is a fiddly seating mechanism. read back through h50/h70 forum...
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