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So I use a 120mm fan running at 800 rpm on my megahalems.

If I ran the same fan on the H50, what kind of performance increase or decrease would I see?

This would be for a i7 920 @ 4.0 GHz 1.25 volts
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So I use a 120mm fan running at 800 rpm on my megahalems.

If I ran the same fan on the H50, what kind of performance increase or decrease would I see?

This would be for a i7 920 @ 4.0 GHz 1.25 volts
I would think temps would go up with the H50 with that fan.

The H50 needs a push/pull set up to compete with High end Air.
    
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Would probably need a better fan and push pull would be better, but performance would be very similar, just depends if you want more space in your case because it wont be so overwhelming in size.
    
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post #4 of 16
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I would think temps would go up with the H50 with that fan.

The H50 needs a push/pull set up to compete with High end Air.
That, plus I believe H50 radiators benefit from high static fans. Not just high CFM fans. No reason to go from a Mega to an H50 unless you just want to save space.
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yeah, i want more space and want to see my voltage heatsinks.

so I might see a 5C increase in load temps?
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i tried a h50 when i had my mega and my mega performed alot better running push pull fans then the h50 did push pull. The h50 was 7-10c higher then my mega and remmber the rad on the h50 is suppose to be set to intake on the back of your case so you have to redo your fans to get best cooling.
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post #7 of 16
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Originally Posted by homestyle View Post
So I use a 120mm fan running at 800 rpm on my megahalems.

If I ran the same fan on the H50, what kind of performance increase or decrease would I see?

This would be for a i7 920 @ 4.0 GHz 1.25 volts
Are you telling me you are getting 4GHz on your 920, with one fan.. at only 800RPM and you do not smell smoke?

And I thought I was safe using 2x 2000RPM fans in push/pull on my megahalems, at least with that, I get <50c @ 100% load.
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The H50's pump will make more noise than the fan you're running now.
    
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post #9 of 16
Could be expensive as you would need a couple of better fans and the h50 stock fan is very noisy. Unless space is a big issue dont bother.
    
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post #10 of 16
This is what I like about my megahalem, 850rpm is the lowest my single fan will go but it cools my cpu perfectly.
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