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post #2931 of 6063
i just remembered


i have a Y connector for the fans - 4 pin model - but i can use that to connect both the corsair fans and then plug in Motherboard ?


leave the antec wire in the CPU header -


does that sound like it would work ?
post #2932 of 6063
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Originally Posted by Totally Dubbed View Post

To other owners:
Am I right in assuming most of you don't have the DB indicator for your Antec's?


I got mine still even after Antec updates, but no more numbers just the funky bar graph
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post #2933 of 6063
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thats a relief to hear - but i am still concerned - since if i am only doing 4.4 - and getting those temps -
how would i be able to get to 4.5 or 4.7 and stay under 100C -
i will try prime 95 tomorrow and check the temps
about the fans - what do you mean yes and no - if i get them and put them on the cooler - plug them in the CPU header
can i use the chill software to control them or do they just run full speed
if they do run full speed only - how bad is that - how loud ? it says 34db - but dont know what that would sound like

Thats a high target

I have an i7-3820, With 64 GB of ram, I got stable at 4.3 and all ram running 1600 mhz. vcore is at 1.4. 36 c cpu and 40 liquid temp. 100c you need subzero stuff.
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post #2934 of 6063
Really - i didnt know - i though 4.5 would come easy -

and i dont have my db reading for the sound on my antec cooler - just the graph - and cooling temp
post #2935 of 6063
Changing your fans isn't going to make a large difference, small at best. Also the Cougar fans are 70.5 CFM and 2.2 mm H2O.

What's most important is that you have good case with good airflow, how you set your radiator (intake/exhaust), and good thermal paste application.
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post #2936 of 6063
my fans say 119 CFM Vortex HP model - but really i dont feel much air being pushed out the back from the fan pulling behind the Rad - so that means the front would feel just the same -

i have the Corsair 300R case - two 140mm fans on top pulling out - 2 x 140mm in front pushing in - 1 x 120 Vortex Hp fan - same as the cooler on the side window pushing in -


that should be good enough - my room is a bit on the warmer side - they give god heat in my apt. -

would you know if i can control the fans with speed fan softeware if i used the Corsair fans which are 3 pin ?

i read that someone changed out the stock fans from antec and put in the corsair fans which gave him 8c lower in temps - thats a nice drop in temps - i think he had the H100 Corsair

i cant say if thats true or not - i figure a simple fan change isnt a big deal - i used the stock paste which came with it - and really not looking to touch that block - i finally got it on good - tight and been out of a computer for a while - feels good to have it back

my liquid temps show 30C when i boot - settles at 34C after short time - during the load IBT test - it went up to 100C at times on 2 cores -

thats why i am worried - if i only get 4.4 with stock auto settings - and those temps - i need to lower them a bit if i want to go to 4.5 etc, -

any suggestions --

thanks -
post #2937 of 6063
These cougar fans are 70.5 CFM and 119.8 m3/h (whatever kind of measurement that is, no other fan manufacturer uses this metric). I think speedfan only works with PWM fans when connected to your board's PWM header.

An 8c drop from different fans seems exaggerated with these AIO's. With a 920 you might see 3-4C drop with something really good like the GT AP-15's

At this point your only options for reduced temps is trying to lower your vcore as much as possible, lower your ambient as much as possible, or doing something more drastic like lapping your cpu and block (which is also usually only like a 3-5c drop).
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These cougar fans are 70.5 CFM and 119.8 m3/h (whatever kind of measurement that is, no other fan manufacturer uses this metric). I think speedfan only works with PWM fans when connected to your board's PWM header.
An 8c drop from different fans seems exaggerated with these AIO's. With a 920 you might see 3-4C drop with something really good like the GT AP-15's
At this point your only options for reduced temps is trying to lower your vcore as much as possible, lower your ambient as much as possible, or doing something more drastic like lapping your cpu and block (which is also usually only like a 3-5c drop).

m3/h = cubic meteres per hour
cfm = cubic feet per hour
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post #2939 of 6063
oh ok i see - i got tricked with the high CFM of 119 - at least thats what i though -

i think i will try the Corsair SP120 - and play around to lower the Vcore - if i can - be stable -

i see the SP120 has higher static pressure rating which is from what i read important for the Rad cooler -


only downside is the 3 pin - do they sell a 3 pin to 4 pwm pin which i can add to the corsair fans and then connect to the cooler - ? i did a search but getting confused so many show up

i would think i need a 3 pin male to 4 pin female ?


i also have a Y cable two 4 pin to one 4 pin - i wonder if i can connect both my fans on the Y cable and then connect the Y cable to one of the cooler fan connections instead of both of them -

if i connect it to the 4 pin one on the cooler and leave the other one empty - then connect it to the CPU header - you think that would work to control the fan on the chill software ?
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oh ok i see - i got tricked with the high CFM of 119 - at least thats what i though -
i think i will try the Corsair SP120 - and play around to lower the Vcore - if i can - be stable -
i see the SP120 has higher static pressure rating which is from what i read important for the Rad cooler -
only downside is the 3 pin - do they sell a 3 pin to 4 pwm pin which i can add to the corsair fans and then connect to the cooler - ? i did a search but getting confused so many show up
i would think i need a 3 pin male to 4 pin female ?
i also have a Y cable two 4 pin to one 4 pin - i wonder if i can connect both my fans on the Y cable and then connect the Y cable to one of the cooler fan connections instead of both of them -
if i connect it to the 4 pin one on the cooler and leave the other one empty - then connect it to the CPU header - you think that would work to control the fan on the chill software ?

A 3-pin to 4-pin cable will do nothing. Rather, invest in a fan controller
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