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Poll Results: Which Antec cooler do you own?

 
  • 54% (152)
    Antec Kühler H2O 620
  • 45% (129)
    Antec Kühler H2O 920
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post #1191 of 6063
Hi,
I have a LED fan waiting to be installed on this cooler, but I don't know if it will work. The fan has 3 pins and I think the cooler fans have 4 pins. So if I do connect it will I still have control of the fans and the LED?
Thanks.
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post #1192 of 6063
probably not. When I hooked my 3-pin fan to a PWM header on my motherboard, it stayed at 100% but the LED's were lit. So, yeah it will work, but at 100%. If you can find a controller that is PWN to 3-pin, maybe. But this controller would have to have a circuit board with MOSEFET's and resistors, and will probably be expensive. If your fan's are not loud at 100%, then I don't see where this would be a problem though, and it would keep it cool til it passes the threshold of what the fans can cool. That part is what I would worry about, passing the threshold thumb.gif
    
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post #1193 of 6063
After reading this thread I made up my mind and bought a 920. So far, so good. No overclocking yet, though

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post #1194 of 6063
I have been trying to read some of the posts throughout this thread regarding the 920 and the Antec 900 case and the side fan. Is this really an issue? I have the original Antec 900 case with a fan mounted on the side panel. I am looking to get the 920. Thanks
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post #1195 of 6063
Is there any correct way of position this cooler? I have mine currently positioned like Corduroy, but I noticed others have it positioned differently. Is this more of a personal preference thing or are there actual performance differences in the way you position it?
post #1196 of 6063
The cooler itself, I haven't noticed any difference, Except with my current setup with the hoses straight -> off the pump, I can hang 1 of my hoses to the Top intake fan, and blow some cool air onto it, and separate the other hose completely away from it. That may cool things a bit more. But other than that, the Radiator is a different matter. if your pump is positioned higher than the radiator, I would suggest that the inlet/outlet hoses on the radiator be facing the bottom of the case, so that if any air gets caught in the system, it is in the radiator not the pump. wink.gif Other than that, all I can tell ya is experiment and see what works best for you, and GL thumb.gif
    
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post #1197 of 6063
Not to Doublepost, but this thread is starting to slow down a bit.

Was at my local Staples store, and they had the Kuhler H2O 620 in there for $89USD!!!! When the guy came over to ask if he could help me I told him "yeah, got a question. Why is this $89 when I paid $79 for the bigger brother of this online?." his only answer, The local military base. All stores in my area raise the prices of things cause they know that the Marines will pay it.

The only Problem is, these same stores have days, and sometimes even months that they have military discount days! Okay, so where does that leave the locals that aren't military? It's not that I have a problem with the military around here. I appreciate all that they do for our country and other countries. My complaint is in the Stores around here. The price of EVERYTHING is higher because they know the Military folk don't have time to go pricing around for things. mad.gif If any US Marines have to come to North Carolina, note the price of things in towns from where you come from, and then here in NC. Then Buy everything either on base, or online. Just a heads up. thumb.gif
    
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post #1198 of 6063
If it makes you feel better:

I've paid USD 120 for the 920 and I felt like I was ripping the store off. That's because I don't live in the US.

The H100 around here is USD 200, H80 USD 160, H70 USD 140, H60 USD 100.

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post #1199 of 6063
Moved the Kuhler from my Core 2 Quad onto a new i7-2600k combo. I must say it works even better on the cooler-running i7. I'm able to run it at 4.4GHz at the same temps as the C2Q 9300 @ 3.3GHz with half as many threads.

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