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post #711 of 6068
Quote:
Originally Posted by jak3z;14770725 
You have to use the screws and screw it a bit just so it holds.

Should be like this: [backplate][motherboard][blue/green spacers][metal ring] now you insert the long black screw into the blue/green spacer and screw it a bit just so it holds, you get the pump inside it, rotate, and finish screwing the 4 screws.


so i should have the screws hold into the holes in the mobo so they wont ever move? I thought this wouldnt leave enough space for the pump to twist inside.
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post #712 of 6068
and does anyone have their fan as intake? Antec blog recommends it for better cooling yet their manual does not.

http://blog.antec.com/cooling/asetek-air-flow-matters/

Also they state their fans were designed with push config in mind but the cover on the box tells a different story!
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post #713 of 6068
I use my push-pull solution in an exhaust config. I had tried to use it as an intake with the h50 and h70 and saw no difference in temperatures. If your internal case temperature is abnormally high, using an intake config may be beneficial. Otherwise, it's a wash IMO.
    
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post #714 of 6068
Quote:
Originally Posted by staryoshi;14772315 
I use my push-pull solution in an exhaust config. I had tried to use it as an intake with the h50 and h70 and saw no difference in temperatures. If your internal case temperature is abnormally high, using an intake config may be beneficial. Otherwise, it's a wash IMO.

I think i should do exhaust since my psu's fan faces the rear. I'll see what temps i get then. Do you know if the tube gets affected depending on how its positioned in the case? Here are two examples:

testrig.jpg

antec-kuhler-620-2-thumb.jpg


I want to mount it right in a way to not put stress on the tube.
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post #715 of 6068
Quote:
Originally Posted by dioxholster;14770762 
so i should have the screws hold into the holes in the mobo so they wont ever move? I thought this wouldnt leave enough space for the pump to twist inside.

Yes, you need to screw them very slightly
    
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post #716 of 6068
Quote:
Originally Posted by jak3z;14772714 
Yes, you need to screw them very slightly

since i pretty much ruined the paste that was on it, can i try to see if it works first before putting new thermal paste on cpu?
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post #717 of 6068
Quick question,

I am installing a Kuhler 620 right now on a NZXT Vulcan using an nzxt case fan and the fan that comes with the Kuhler. Which should i have doing the pushing and which doing the pulling?
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post #718 of 6068
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Originally Posted by dioxholster;14771364 
and does anyone have their fan as intake? Antec blog recommends it for better cooling yet their manual does not.

http://blog.antec.com/cooling/asetek-air-flow-matters/

Also they state their fans were designed with push config in mind but the cover on the box tells a different story!

i use mine as intake in push/pull, but it's in a Lian Li A05n, so everything is backwards.
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post #719 of 6068
Quote:
Originally Posted by chronsbons;14779049 
Quick question,

I am installing a Kuhler 620 right now on a NZXT Vulcan using an nzxt case fan and the fan that comes with the Kuhler. Which should i have doing the pushing and which doing the pulling?

until you can get 2 identical fans running, i would put the stronger fan in push, so it can "assist" the weaker fan's pulling. but really, it'll depend on the overall airflow of your case. you may find you get better temps the other way around.
Edited by PB4UGO - 8/31/11 at 7:17pm
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post #720 of 6068
Quote:
Originally Posted by dioxholster;14772693 
I think i should do exhaust since my psu's fan faces the rear. I'll see what temps i get then. Do you know if the tube gets affected depending on how its positioned in the case? Here are two examples:

I want to mount it right in a way to not put stress on the tube.

Personally, I keep my tubes as far away from the hottest component in my PC (Graphics Card) as possible.

CIMG3526.jpg
    
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