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Poll Results: Which Antec cooler do you own?

 
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    Antec Kühler H2O 620
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    Antec Kühler H2O 920
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post #1081 of 6063
Like I said before, I think the little bit of purring noise is the average noise it makes. I don't think it will be noticable once the computer is all together. 1 thing to note though, with it plugged into the motherboard, turn off all Cool&Quiet, or the Intel Equivalent, as it will mess with the pump. Now, I'm not sure about plugging it into a 4-pin PWM header makes any difference than pugging it into a 3-pin fan header, haven't tried, can't right now. Also, not sure if these things were designed to run flat, parallel with the floor either.
    
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post #1082 of 6063
Or just plug it into a PSU molex...100% all the time.
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post #1083 of 6063
can you do that and still have control over it? I mean, I kindda figured that is why it has the USB plug on it, but it doesn't mess up the fans, or the readout on the Chill Control App?
    
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post #1084 of 6063
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Originally Posted by reaver83 View Post
can you do that and still have control over it? I mean, I kindda figured that is why it has the USB plug on it, but it doesn't mess up the fans, or the readout on the Chill Control App?
i'd hook up the fans to a fan controller or psu for 100%. for the 920, sure, usb for chill control. i keep my 620 pump(no usb) plugged into my psu so it's always running full speed. it's so quiet anyway. sorry, didn't catch that you have the 920.
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post #1085 of 6063
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Or just plug it into a PSU molex...100% all the time.
For testing purposes, I also used a molex to 3-pin fan adapter. Same result as hooking it up directly to a motherboard fan header.
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post #1086 of 6063
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Have an antec 920!!
Replaced the stock fans with GT AP-15s though. I could not tolerate the noise from the stock fans when they ran at anything above 1500rpm >.<
Hi there i'm planning 2 x AP-15s for my Antec 920 as well. Did you connect them to the splitter? And does the chill software work with this setup?

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post #1087 of 6063
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Originally Posted by reaver83 View Post
Like I said before, I think the little bit of purring noise is the average noise it makes. I don't think it will be noticable once the computer is all together. 1 thing to note though, with it plugged into the motherboard, turn off all Cool&Quiet, or the Intel Equivalent, as it will mess with the pump. Now, I'm not sure about plugging it into a 4-pin PWM header makes any difference than pugging it into a 3-pin fan header, haven't tried, can't right now. Also, not sure if these things were designed to run flat, parallel with the floor either.
I did not lay it flat or anything like that. I held it in my hands the same way it would be orientated when fitted permanently inside the chassis. The fan extention cable was long enough for me to confortably do this outside the chassis.

Here is a link to the sound I am hearing (ignore the background interference):
I also put the unit inside my case and closed my side panels to hear how loud it is inside my chassis. It is quiter than outside. Almost inaudible then. Can barely hear it when my fan controller is set to low for the chassis fans. Only my current Cooler Master SickleFlow fans are still running at 100% on my Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus CPU heatsink which is louder that the pump on the 920.
Edited by CTV - 10/27/11 at 3:43am
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post #1088 of 6063
If someone cares, here's my setup.
Old picture, 140mm not present and neither is the GTX470 which I currently have

Fan rpm's when idle/boincing:
X-Silent 140mm on the top cover=400-410rpm
2x GT-AP15 on the 620 rad=730-740rpm
1x GT-AP14 on the frontpanel=1450rpm 24/7 (afaik, it's connected to the 620 unit)

Idle temps with above fan setting with 1600Mhz and 1.200v =~30*C
WCG max load temperature with same fan setup 4000Mhz and 1.200v =58*C (~50-58-54-52 / +-2*C)

Playing BF3 @1080p&ULTRA -> 64player MP (CBorder/DPeak) with fans on 100%, 4800Mhz and 1.400v =max temps according to real temp 61-68-65-64

I love this unit and I love my computer, although I have hate/love relationship with the GPU.
OT
Yeah it's powerful but geez ain't it LOUD and like a sauna when under load even with stock settings
I play BF3 with bulletproof settings and 100% fan speed, 825mhz core/1900mhz memory and 1087mv.
Temps go 80*C on the core and 57*C on the pcb
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Edited by lagittaja - 10/27/11 at 7:30am
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post #1089 of 6063
Sure you didn't take that pic in Australia? Looks upside down!
post #1090 of 6063
WHAT CASE IS THAT!!! It's orented the same way my old HP was, and I think it is a Excelent way to do things. Yeah, Motherboard is upside-down, and all the plugs are on the wrong side. But it actually makes a little more sense in my HP, case the PSU is a top mount. With the board upside down, it puts the CPU even further away from the PSU, keeping things ALOT cooler. I want THAT case! I love the inner design!
    
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