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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 #2331 of 6063
Yes, ArchDevil. See if those screws work. If not, Antec will send ones to you free of charge.
post #2332 of 6063
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Hey lads, i just wanted to update you that operation "remove dust from 920 by any means" wasn't a success sad-smiley-002.gif . even though i tried with a VAC it didn't work, but most possibly because my VAC is old or im a bit too lazy to clean the filter now tongue.gif . probably worth mentioning i tried to use 95% alcohol before that (before my previous post) which like using not enough water, only have done worse. i guess my next step would be to remove my cooler ant just put the rad in the sink under continuous & strong water flow but only after i'll buy a new TIM. my dilemma is which one for the 920, the Noctua NH-T1 or MX4? or even the Antec Formula 6/7 since its an Antec product? (or flip a coin?)

The Noctua NH-T1 is good. So as the MX-4. In your case just flip a Coin smile.gif
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post #2333 of 6063
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The Noctua NH-T1 is good. So as the MX-4. In your case just flip a Coin smile.gif

So it has come to this... tongue.gif too nervous now, i'll update soon.
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post #2334 of 6063
Also a tip for improving the cooling even more if you bought 2 new fans is to chop the old factory one to make it a shroud then tape it between the push fan and radiator.
Cut down the noise as well.

How it works is by giving a sealed air gap between them the air has a chance for it to lose some terbalance and build more pressure then when the fans hard against the radiator.

The pull sides not effected as much so isnt really worth your time making a shroud for unless you want every last be of performance out of the cooler and fans.
post #2335 of 6063
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So it has come to this... tongue.gif too nervous now, i'll update soon.
Try to get the GELID GC-Extreme Thermal Compound! It performs extremely well in som tests! smile.gif
Link to a benchmark ! http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Gelid_Solutions/GC-Extreme/4.html
    
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post #2336 of 6063
In reference to the shroud, would just a stripped 120mm fan housing be okay and just use longer bolts that are the same thread and just put them through both instead of taping? Also, I saw a Zalman 135mm fan that uses 120mm bolt pattern so If I just got two of those, stripped the second, and bolted them both it should give more airflow due to covering almost the entire radiator (maybe all of it)
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post #2337 of 6063
Yeah they are bolted, The tape is to make sure there are no air leaks between the shroud, fan and radiator since if your going to put the effort into making one then you might as well have it air tight.
post #2338 of 6063
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^Really? you get them for free from Antec?
My dad gave me these from work:
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They seems to be the same as the black ones came in the box. Didn't checked yet.

Ahh, the screws match but they are not long enough frown.gif.
I guess I'll take 1 Screw and go to the store to buy ones.
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post #2339 of 6063
If you are using a standard 25mm thick 120mm fan then you need 1.25inch screws or 32mm.
post #2340 of 6063
I have been using 2 screws diagonaly on each side of the rad for almost 2 years...you don't need 4 more screws other than the ones provided! rolleyes.gif
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