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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 #2291 of 6063
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I still can't believe you had two different types of paste on there lachen.gif. Live and learn thumb.gif
HAHA! A beginners fail tongue.gif I just laugh at myself now biggrin.gif

Just bought a Bitfenix 200mm for my NZXT chassi and turned the 620 radiator around 180 degrees! smile.gif
It were extremely close between the 620 radiator and the Bitfenix fan specool.gif about 1-2 millimetres left rolleyes.gif
    
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post #2292 of 6063
well im a day late and a dollar short as usual but i was hoping to tell you about the new Bitfenix fans that i got shipped today. Sorry just saw the post.
I have a coolermaster haf 22 and simular setup as yours but i have a thermaltake water 2.0 pro that i installed outside the case on the top. Think h100 similar. my stock fans run at 650-700 rpm.
The spectere pro cost the same as the regular bitfenix fans i found.
here are the specs.
200x200x25
12vdc
starting voltage 5vdc
current .28a _+ 10%
materials pc &pbt ? plastic looks to me
speed 900rmp +- 10%
148.72 cfm +- 10%
air pressure 1.26 mmh20
noise... 27.5 db (A)
fluid dynamic bearings (fdb)
included parts
4 fan screws
long fans screws 4
anti -vibration rivits 4
low speed (7v) adaptr 1

Also I was curious of the orientation with the hoses at the top thinking that if there was any air it would be at the top of the unit. I was wondering if those with this configuration could chime in and tell me how you like it.
Im doing a dual gpu mod wiith a simular unit (asetec man) for thermaltake water 2.0 pro but in my mod I have to cut ... yes cut the hose to install the gpu waterblock for the 2nd card. I only have space for one 120 rad so i got the 49mm rad in my kit. I think with this setup making sure i get all the air out ill put the hoses in the bottom position. Wish me luck because im not sure it will be enough to cool 2 6950's Modding today and if its not enough ill just get a 2nd unit and put it in the bottom of my case.
Aka the red mod.. in my case extreme. :>
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post #2293 of 6063
Thank you BMGJET !! I will get some assorted wet sandpaper and get the water block of the 920 as smooth as silk. I guess I will go ahead and order some of the top of the line Arctic Silver as well to ensure the best possible heat transfer. I already have some ceramic type thermal paste that I got at radio shack for 10 bucks but it's probably not in the same league as the good struff. With installing the 920 in the dvd drive area to draw in the freshest air possible, as well as the lapping and the LEPA Casino push fan, I should have the 920 working about as good as it can. Thanks again!! thumb.gif
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post #2294 of 6063
I prefer Antec Formula 7, you can get it at Staples for $15. That's the best I've used, I like MX-4 as well. Arctic Silver 5 is pretty good but I've had lower temps with Antec 7 and MX-4.
post #2295 of 6063
I hadn't heard of either of them before now. I'll have to get over to staples and try some of that Antec paste. It'll save the wait to have some arctic silver shipped here as well. Thanks a lot! BTW, is the "7" Antec's best paste? Was just curious if that was the paste the 920 comes pre-installed with or a less expensive version.
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post #2296 of 6063
I think formula 7 is there high end paste. I know they have a few cheaper ones. It is diamond/carbon based and transfers heat better than metallic or ceramic based pastes.
post #2297 of 6063
Arctic Silver 5 or MX4 are what I use.
AS5 on the rigs a dont take the coolers off and on since it has a bit of a burn in period and will drop 3-4C over a few days.
Where MX4 only takes a hour to burn in and its performance doesn't increase from there.
post #2298 of 6063
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Thank you BMGJET !! I will get some assorted wet sandpaper and get the water block of the 920 as smooth as silk. I guess I will go ahead and order some of the top of the line Arctic Silver as well to ensure the best possible heat transfer. I already have some ceramic type thermal paste that I got at radio shack for 10 bucks but it's probably not in the same league as the good struff. With installing the 920 in the dvd drive area to draw in the freshest air possible, as well as the lapping and the LEPA Casino push fan, I should have the 920 working about as good as it can. Thanks again!! thumb.gif

Never tried lapping yet... but I've read that if you start off with emery cloth the process goes way way faster. This stuff is for sanding metal and it lasts way longer than sand paper. They say use emery cloth first then go to 400 grit sand paper etc...
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Hi just thought I'd post a pic
post #2300 of 6063
Okay, thanks. I appreciate the info as I'm trying to get everything done (prep-wise) before I do the install to get the best possible performance out of the 910 so I don't find out later that I have to take it back out to do something. I got the Lepa Casino 1c from UPS yesterday and it is a very high quality product! It's easy to tell that they make good fans. I also got the Rosewill pci card with it that will add my third USB 2.0 port to plug the 920 in to. Can't wait till monday when it comes lol.
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