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post #1591 of 6023
How high should i be able to overclock an unlocked 960t with this??
What fans would be good with this cooler.
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For that chip, stock fans are fine, and as high as an oc as the chip can handle. I am putting mine on my 960T X6 unlock soon. I replaced my 920 on my i7 with a H100. -8C on the top temps on 3 out of 4 cores. I cannot wait to get the 920 on the X6 because it only has a Cooler Master Hyper TX3 now. I am around 59C at 4GHz and it won't hold it that hot while folding 24/7. The 920 will certainly do the trick. I can give you my temps this weekend if you'd like. I have to finish a work unit first though. I cannot stop the rig or it may not finish on time.

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post #1593 of 6023
forgot to mention i am using a 620 on the build.
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post #1594 of 6023
Still will max it out, but GT AP 15s would be good.
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post #1595 of 6023
I ended up getting about 73c on a 2500k with 4.5oc running a 10 pass Intel Burn Test with the 620. Going to lap it this week, new fans next week and see if I can get lower temps/higher clock smile.gif
post #1596 of 6023

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Originally Posted by Sophath View Post

How high should i be able to overclock an unlocked 960t with this??
What fans would be good with this cooler.


My Actual 1090T I have successfully OCed to 4GHz, but board/OS Issues made it unstable after about 1hr. Get those random BSOD's AFTER all the stability tests are donesozo.gif 3.8GHz was completely stable, and I never saw temps above 32C, even with my AK-920 on custom settings. Wound't try Silent though, lol.

    
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post #1597 of 6023
oh crap. my new replacement one has started making that crap noise again, this time the noise stops when I lay the pc flat on its side, anybody got a solution to this crap noise? frown.gif
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TBH, mine could be making the crap noise too and I wouldn't know. I got a crap noise in my HDD that overpowers the noise my AK-920 fans make at max! If I could afford the downtime of an RMA for my HDD, I would send it back to Western Digital!

    
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Guys, do you think these will do better than the stock fans?

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Model
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Scythe



Model


SY1225SL12SH




Spec
Type


"Slipstream" Case Fan



Compatibility


Case



Fan Size


120mm



Bearing Type


Sleeve



RPM


1900 ±10% RPM



Air Flow


110.31 CFM



Noise Level


37.00 dBA



Power Connector


3-pin (3-pin to 4pin adapter included)



Color


Black




Physical Spec
Dimensions


120 x 120 x 25mm





Doubtful. I don't really like those scythe fans. They are loud and have low static pressure. I have 2 of them in my case. Kama Flows are a bit better, but still I prefer the stock fan. I think the only good scythe fans are Gentle Typhoons.

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Hello all.
I've gone for what might be an unorthodox setup, with using the top of a Fractal Design R3 as intake, with a single pull setup with my H2O 620, as attached. My rationale is that the radiator will need cool-ish air to be pulled through it in order for it to keep temperatures down. I have two intakes at the front of the case also, hopefully providing a stream of air for my 6950.
Also, I am finding the the stock 620 fan at 1350RPM (lowest) to be very noisy, I'm thinking because of the air pushing against the grill on the rear of the case?
Any tips appreciated!
450

Well any fan is going to have noise by pushing air through the grills. If it's too noisy you should consider some typhoons - pretty much the gold standard when it comes to radiator fans. I might suggest flipping the top fan and using it as exhaust, and adding a side fan for more intake. This would also blow air over your GPU.
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A little update. My Kuhler is now using a push-pull with two Gelid PWM Slient 12 fans (1500rpm). Gave it a quick overclock to 4.3 and ran prime95 for like an hour, came @ ~ 55 degrees. However, it's now winter so it may differ a little in the summer (probably not by much). Still, I'm quite satisfied with these fans. They run @ 700rpm in idle (Gelid presents accurate readings I shall say!), meaning they're not audible. In full load it also seems very very reasonable. Considering I'd probably play a game when that happens sums up to really good results overall. I'm now tempted to try Akasa's new Silent fans, peeking @ 1600 rpm. Also wondering if keeping the black scheme for the Kuhler would look nicer or not, cause these Gelids are white tongue.gif

I've always wondered how those fans would do because they match the fractal design case which I have wanted for a long time now. Thanks for the brief review.
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I'm with Grasshoppa on this one. Even though I'd like quieter fans, I don't think, as far as a push/pull setup, I could find anything better than the stock fans as far as performance/noise. GL finding Gentle Typhoons, as most places either don't have them, or charge $12+USD for each.

 

Hoping all of this will change once I get my NZXT Phantom modded and everything put in, then mod the Kuhler to add a Reservoir/Pump that the pump wont be connected until I find a decent CPU and NB block (those being the 2 hottest parts of my computer). My only thought is will the Res/pump allow water to flow through it w/o power to it? Guess I could hook it up to the Phantom's Fan controller rolleyes.gif

 

Basically using the Kuhler 920 as a stepping stone for a full custom water-cooled system... At least the Radiator would be reusable, right? I can always add a 2nd, larger (say 200MM) radiator.

    
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