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Cooling Pros and cons of Corsair H50/H70 vs air coolers?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by thelaw, 18 Oct 2010.

  1. Aterius Gmork

    Aterius Gmork smell the ashes

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    How much space does the H50 or H70 need for tubing? Would 100mm from the mainboard be enough?

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  2. DragunovHUN

    DragunovHUN Well-Known Member

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    Eh? Tubing is flexible. But why would you put it above the motherboard?
     
  3. Jipa

    Jipa Avoiding the "I guess.." since 2004

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    Way to understand and answer the question.

    H50:
    For me 100 mm is out of comfort zone. You CAN fit the thing in that space, but I'd try to avoid such tight bend. The block/pump assembly alone is 56 mm high (from base) so there's really not much time for the tubes.

    H70:
    The pump/block is just 28 mm tall and you could fit it with the hoses to a space of about 50 mm. Again a bit more if you want to avoid stress...
     
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  4. DragunovHUN

    DragunovHUN Well-Known Member

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    WTF man?:eyebrow:
     
  5. Aterius Gmork

    Aterius Gmork smell the ashes

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    My question was: Can you put a H50 in a case with a clearance of 100mm between the mainboard and an obstacle like a PSU. However my English sucks. :(

    Thanks Jipa.

    So for the H50, how much space would I need to avoid kinking? 120mm? 130mm?
     
  6. Jipa

    Jipa Avoiding the "I guess.." since 2004

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    There's nothing really preventing you from bending the hoses sharply, but having 130 mm instead of 100 would make a great difference (just about twice more space for hoses).
     
  7. Teelzebub

    Teelzebub Up yours GOD,Whats best served cold

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    I found the H70 will fit in a tighter space than the H50 because the pipes on the H70 will rotate some on the pump.
     
  8. SmilerAl

    SmilerAl Terminate with extreme prejudice

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    This, I can't find nothing on failures with the coolers.
     
  9. Chicken76

    Chicken76 Active Member

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    Could you post some links? I (and it seems I'm not the only one) can't find any.
     
  10. Teelzebub

    Teelzebub Up yours GOD,Whats best served cold

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    LOL your supposed to use thermal paste not nitroglycerin.
     
  11. zulu9812

    zulu9812 New Member

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    I think a big plus for Corsair or CoolIT sealed water coolers is the silent running (once you swap out the stock fans).
     
  12. Pete J

    Pete J Employed scum

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    I think you are referring to ones made by CoolIt - they have a pretty bad reputation IMHO.

    The Corsair H50/70 on the other hand? Good as gold.
     
  13. darkcutuan

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    I think tonshardware did an article on air coolers vs water coolers? Would normally source it but I'm on my iPod.
     
  14. dunx

    dunx ITX is where it's at !

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    My H70 is doing fine on a Q6600 at 3.5 GHz and it's way cooler than the Zalman CPNS10X could manage, even when OC'd even further.

    I would like to do a"proper" H20 install on my i5-665K next... she's currently at 4.495 Ghz...

    dunx
     
  15. okenobi

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    So how loud are these things compared to a low speed Fenrir or Tranquillo or similar?
     
  16. thelaw

    thelaw New Member

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    Either that or he was refering to "coolers" in general and posted without actually any real knowledge or evidence.:lol:
     
  17. dancingbear84

    dancingbear84 error 404

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    Hi all,
    I am adding an H50 or H70 on my list to Father Christmas cos I have been a good boy this year ;)
    Based on my current set up an H50 is fine, future proofing as much as possible I'm not sure whether the H70 is worth a few quid more?
     
  18. bw67958

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    I have the H50 and its fantastic, overclocked my 930 to 4 gig and load temps don't get above 45 degrees. I have the fan sucking air in rather than pushing out.

    I also originally had it in my lian-li PC60 case which is a bit small (had to mod side window).
     
  19. spicycoky

    spicycoky How is better than Why

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    I agree with you..
    Noise can hide it with your sound of music.. :D
     
  20. MSHunter

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    LOLZ happens when you forget to change in your bios to set the pwm to always on max... (for the pump)


    RTFM!!!!!!!!!

    NOF said.
     

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