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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 #2481 of 6063
My lapped 920 handles the 8350 fine, Can go up to 1.55V and im only starting to touch on 60C.
Can only get 4.75ghz tho and core 7 fails when the voltage droops to 1.45V because iv got a UD3 R1.0 with no LLC and the voltage is all over the place under load.
post #2482 of 6063
How do you know exactly how to lap the Kuhler? I understand the concept but how do you get it exactly flat? Or how do you know its perfectly flat?
post #2483 of 6063
Well you have to find an as close to flat as possible surface. Also you can mark on the lowest portion of the heatsink with a pen or something. When the mark you made on the heatsink disappears it's as close to flat as you're going to get it.
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post #2484 of 6063
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Hi there guys,

I'll write up a guide over here for the 920 installation on the Z77.

However got a quick question about the software, as this is what mine shows - without any sound levels - is that normal?

post #2485 of 6063
If your using 3 pin fans in the four pin plug mine doesnt show sound on mine.
How I lap it is on a mirror and a sprit level on top to make sure your not leaning it since the base can be quite convex.
10 passes in each direction then re-wet the sand paper and have a look at the bottom.
post #2486 of 6063
Thread Starter 
I changed the direction of my Antec.
I think this way is better right?
The way I have it now.


post #2487 of 6063
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Originally Posted by Totally Dubbed View Post

I changed the direction of my Antec.
I think this way is better right?
The way I have it now.


I have to say, I love your case!! It has a perfect spot to mount the 920 under the dvd drive bays and above the hdd cages. That way it draws in fresh air. I had to mount mine in the dvd bay under the burner because the center hdd cages don't come out. If I had urs tho, I'd surely mount it in front and put my Lepa Casino 1c fan there as push. Just a suggestion tho as I have a rteal issue with putting them at the exhaust position due to them taking up so much space and covering the mobo. You do have a exceptionally clean build though I must say..!! Corsair fans on ur 920?? Here's how mine is, for reference:

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Here's a picture of the inside view of the 920 looking toword the front bezel.
A look at the view of the memory (hyper-x 1866, the pull side of the rad (antec 920), and the nice looking 920's H2O block/pump.
Flashless pic of the inside after 920 instal;
rear pic of the 920 before fastening it and doing the wiring.

I am sorry for all these pics but wanted to show ya it before mounting (after painting the rad) and how it basically hides the entire rad assy. All that really shows is the tubes. I just used the stock antec fan for pull but will soon be adding another lepa there after switching cases. Thanks guys.
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post #2488 of 6063
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Quote:
Originally Posted by oldcompgeek View Post

I have to say, I love your case!! It has a perfect spot to mount the 920 under the dvd drive bays and above the hdd cages. That way it draws in fresh air. I had to mount mine in the dvd bay under the burner because the center hdd cages don't come out.
I am sorry for all these pics but wanted to show ya it before mounting (after painting the rad) and how it basically hides the entire rad assy. All that really shows is the tubes. I just used the stock antec fan for pull but will soon be adding another lepa there after switching cases. Thanks guys.

wow that is very interesting!
I think it would never reach to go to the DVD bays, nor fit properly.

Thanks for the compliment though!
This was and is only my second build ever smile.gif

Oh and yes indeed - that's 2x SP120 quiet editions on the antec.
Edited by Totally Dubbed - 10/28/12 at 3:56am
post #2489 of 6063
Looks like it would fit to me. It really is worth trying. Run 20min Prime95 or any stability/bench program of your choice for ~20min to get some good heat going. Then move your rad and test again. Compare temps. Sometimes you can get a 3-5C drop in cpu temps.
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