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Poll Results: Which Antec cooler do you own?

 
  • 53% (152)
    Antec Kühler H2O 620
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    Antec Kühler H2O 920
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post #4331 of 6068
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Did you see the link Max linked for the new Kuhler 650/1250? So disappointing mad.gif

Actually about to shutdown system right now and remove the 620 for the 920. Luckily my backup comp is in the room I'll be working in. thumb.gif

wow just saw it, I ignored it beforehand as I was just replying to comments.
Disappointed myself. Who knows - might bring a great improvement in temps? I don't see how though.
post #4332 of 6068
Oh boy. I'm exhausted. Just finished putting the 920 in. Took way way longer than anticipated but I fixed/changed a lot of other things while I was in there. USB cable just reached the header.

Will post pics after some sleep. Also do temp comparison to 620. Ran some 20 min IBT runs 2 days ago and saved all the temps. Also tried a different TIM application method I've never used. Went with the X method. When removing the 620 the application seemed pretty poor (used dot in middle guess didn't use enough?).

Hating those 650/1250's due to the fact the pump is literally part of the fan... Meaning we can't change/remove the stock fans. Disappoint mad.gif
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Yeah that is what I am thinking too, they are making it difficult to customize, I am wondering if you are going to get a greater chance for leaks, the vibration from the fan is right near the seals on the pump
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Oh boy. I'm exhausted. Just finished putting the 920 in. Took way way longer than anticipated but I fixed/changed a lot of other things while I was in there. USB cable just reached the header.

Will post pics after some sleep. Also do temp comparison to 620. Ran some 20 min IBT runs 2 days ago and saved all the temps. Also tried a different TIM application method I've never used. Went with the X method. When removing the 620 the application seemed pretty poor (used dot in middle guess didn't use enough?).

Hating those 650/1250's due to the fact the pump is literally part of the fan... Meaning we can't change/remove the stock fans. Disappoint mad.gif

I used the mini-line method - works charms for me!

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Yeah that is what I am thinking too, they are making it difficult to customize, I am wondering if you are going to get a greater chance for leaks, the vibration from the fan is right near the seals on the pump

Swiftech is calling, and I would have thought Antec would have gone the more "open-ended" approach - but they have done exactly the opposite...
post #4335 of 6068
Seems like they think they solved problems by keeping pump noise always in-tune with fan speed/noise but why not just let us adjust them separately?
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Seems like they think they solved problems by keeping pump noise always in-tune with fan speed/noise but why not just let us adjust them separately?

Honestly no idea!
post #4337 of 6068
Here's the temp tests 620 vs 920 adjusted to ambient. Also all the pics during install are below.







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Put some foam on the bottom of the rad to reduce vibration in the 5.25" bay


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i gave a rep
nice graphs
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post #4339 of 6068
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Nice comparisons man!
post #4340 of 6068
I'm running a 3930k with my H20 920 with an ambient room temp of 29 degrees. Is CPU temp of 41-46 good for now? I just blew out the radiator as it started to get clogged with dust and the temps now are about 41-44. The 6 - monitor setup does warm my office up a bit and over the last few days, the fans have been ramping up a bit. So I blew out the dust but want to make sure I'm good. I'm thinking its good but thought I would ask the group here.
    
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