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Good morning! Can I ask if the pump on the 620 is good enough for the rad to be mounted on the roof of my case? Or would it decrease the cooling ability?
     
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The orientation of the radiator has no affect on the pump's ability to move water.
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Hi guys just a quick question...

I have 2 Gentle Typhoon Scythe 1850rpm fans and want to have them push/pull on my 620..

I called OCUK and asked them what fan splitter I would need to make the above happen. They then told me this..

https://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CB-071-AK

Now the problem I have got is that the pump plugs into the cpu header and I presume the fan splitter would plug into the female fan header from the Kuhler to run the 2 fans.. The only problem is the lead that they told me to get is 4 pin on all headers and so I wouldnt be able to plug the splitter into the lead from the Kuhler as thats only 3 pin...

What splitter would i need to get then?? Would it be a 3 pin to 2 x 3 pin??

Thanks guys....
post #3765 of 6063
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Originally Posted by Pedroc1999 View Post

Good morning! Can I ask if the pump on the 620 is good enough for the rad to be mounted on the roof of my case? Or would it decrease the cooling ability?

wouldn't be a problem - however the pump/reservoir should be usually at the bottom of the rad - this decreases the amount of bubbles that can be created.

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Originally Posted by hustler68 View Post

Hi guys just a quick question...

I have 2 Gentle Typhoon Scythe 1850rpm fans and want to have them push/pull on my 620..

I called OCUK and asked them what fan splitter I would need to make the above happen. They then told me this..

https://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CB-071-AK

Now the problem I have got is that the pump plugs into the cpu header and I presume the fan splitter would plug into the female fan header from the Kuhler to run the 2 fans.. The only problem is the lead that they told me to get is 4 pin on all headers and so I wouldnt be able to plug the splitter into the lead from the Kuhler as thats only 3 pin...

What splitter would i need to get then?? Would it be a 3 pin to 2 x 3 pin??

Thanks guys....

Ok - here goes:
You have one cable going into the CPU header socket from your 620 - that remains unchanged.

Now you have the two fans off that 1x 3pin off the 620.
You'll need a 3pin male to 2x 4 pin female -> that's presuming your Typhoon Scythe's are 4pin - if they are 3 pin however, then yes 1 to 2x 3pin adapter is what you need.
For example:
https://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CB-024-NX
Edited by Totally Dubbed - 2/23/13 at 7:33am
post #3766 of 6063
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Originally Posted by hustler68 View Post

Hi guys just a quick question...

I have 2 Gentle Typhoon Scythe 1850rpm fans and want to have them push/pull on my 620..

I called OCUK and asked them what fan splitter I would need to make the above happen. They then told me this..

https://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CB-071-AK

Now the problem I have got is that the pump plugs into the cpu header and I presume the fan splitter would plug into the female fan header from the Kuhler to run the 2 fans.. The only problem is the lead that they told me to get is 4 pin on all headers and so I wouldnt be able to plug the splitter into the lead from the Kuhler as thats only 3 pin...

What splitter would i need to get then?? Would it be a 3 pin to 2 x 3 pin??

Thanks guys....

if i understand correctly what you are trying to do is plug your 2 scythe fans that will be on your radiator into the plug from the 620 unit, as far as i know they do not have to be plugged directly into it you can plug it straight to your psu which is what i have done with mine.
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Ah... Right...

I wasn't sure if you could bypass the plug from the Kuhler and connect directly to the motherboard..

I will give that a go....

I presume if I plugged them into a fan controller then I wouldn't have to have them on full blast 100% of the time...

Would that be the better option?
post #3768 of 6063
Yes it would be, also depending on fan controller you can look at rpms as well for each fan and some have temp sensors to place which is what i want onmy fan controller still waiting to buy one thinking of going with bitfenix recon i think it is or possibly the new PWM splitter by swiftech so i can plug all my fans into that, that then goes into my mobo so i can control all my fans through program like SpeedFan

for my plug on 620 i have the orriginal antec fan plugged into it which is on my side panel now
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In need of quite fast advice,

I got an antec kuhler 620 for a client build (never used one of these wc things before, only custom loops) and it's making a loud noise (like an electric shaver).

Basically I plugged it into a 3 pin socket on the mobo, and selected 'full on' in the bios, so I assume that is giving it 12v. It shows an rpm of 1400 in the bios.

I've made 100% sure it's not air trapped inside, i shook the hell out of the rad and pump serveral times, tried different orientations and the electric shave noise is still there. The only way i can reduce the noise to an acceptable level is if i use the bios to reduce the pump speed to around 700rpm.

Two questions,

1) Is this normal for this unit? I'm really suprised at how loud the pump is, that electric shaver noise can be heard from 3 metres away easily.

2) at 700rpm, does the pump move enough water to not significantly affect cooling performance?

Thanks for advice.
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Not sure about 2 as I havnt tried it but it shouldnt be that loud no. My 620 runs very quiet
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