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Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by codyjansen, Jan 18, 2010.

  1. Kei

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    I don't recall seeing your results of testing the H50 or what test setup you used.....care to elaborate?

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    Elaborate on my experience with the H50? No. +/-1% from a lapped TRUE in 24/7 use. Not worth talking about. If I modded it to be more useful then maybe, but the block/mounting/pump isn't anything to write home about.
     
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    I had to disregard the instructions on my ALC in order to make it pwn my true by 20 c XD
     
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    Real men don't read instructions. They clubber things together till they know what works best.
     
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    That joke sounds funny on paper :p There's always something to be gained by reading useful information.
     
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    Damn you guys are such haters on such a great little product.
     
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    What kinda fans, fan configuration, intake or exhaust mounted...what load temps, processor speed/voltage? I know it pains you to say, but I beg of thee...suffer just this once more. :eek:

    Kei
     
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    Mine is exhaust mounted push pull config with Thermaltake "Silent Cat" 120mm.

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    Idle 28c-31c and Load 40-45c
     
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    No. It doesn't pain me, and it doesn't do you any good to have the information. This is my biggest problem with these threads. I have no way to better people with my knowledge of the product unless I'm installing it for them and I can tell them about maintenance. I guess this is a difference in opinion, but nothing I say will give anyone else more or less success with these coolers. The only success would be if someone opts to buy and assemble a water cooling system worthy of note.
     
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    Binge if I ever go balls deep with a proper WC rig you will be the first one I contact. As it stands now the H50 is fulfilling my needs.

    However how much better do you think a custom WC could get me in temps? Im only about 10c over ambient now.
     
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    If they already have the item then it will benefit them, as they'll improve what they have.

    May as well help the guy out binge, its hardly as if it will take the skin off your nose :laugh:


    mailman, my custom loop beat my ALC by 20 c, I imagine the same sort of temps would be knocked off a h50 ( load temps)

    Gota basic CPU only loop with a triple rad.


    I bought my loop second hand for 90 quid total ( so 30 more then a new ALC/h50) so it was worth the investment for me.
     
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    20c cooler would be colder than my ambient. Remember I live in the tropics.
     
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    If you could measure how much more hot the water temperature is over the ambient then I could tell you. For all we know you could be already running a 10 degree delta. Is that 10 degrees under load?
     
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    No no. 10c idle.
     
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    What's your load and idle temps, hard to work this out only knowing one temperature.

    Also average ambient temp would be super handy.
     
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    What can I tell him though that would give him information he could use to better himself? The H50 is essentially the same story for everyone. Push/pull and use the highest quality fans for the best results. Results will vary from person to person if the CPU is overclocked.
     
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    It DOES help others when you actually post some results of your use of a product instead of simply bashing it calling it a worthless investment without any basis of comparison to show for it. I'm not trying to be a pain to you, I was simply asking for some numbers, and what you used it for to gain better knowledge of how it performed for you. You said it performed +/- 1% of the TRUE that you were using....but what good does that do us if we don't know how that performed either...was it crap too?

    Like I said I'm NOT buying one, I tested one already and it did very well (I posted results already in more than one thread)...if you're looking for the absolute best temps then you would already have build a big water system in the first place or went more hardcore than that. Everyone knows the H50 is not out to produce world record performance...nobody has suggested that (certainly not on the box or advertisements), but people ARE interested in what level of performance it can achieve whether that's through stock means or modified means.

    I understand that for whatever reason you don't care/like the H50, and obviously that's perfectly fine as it's your opinion to do so. What I can't understand is that if your'e NOT going to share information on why (besides just saying it's dumb), and you're NOT going to tell us anything useful about your experience with it versus...anything. Then why in the world are you still posting in this thread starting to now look like a gem is about to come from your stomach and your hair will grow hugely and turn colored? I don't know how old you are, but in ways you're starting to sound very young and stubborn like a child. (no offense, just stating what I'm reading) :toast:

    Kei
     
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    58c-61c on an OEM cooler.
     
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    wow, at what speed/voltage? Did you ever give any other air coolers a go before going to H50?

    Kei
     
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    Stock. Like I said I live in the tropics. I live about 15 minutes from Key Largo to give you an idea.
     
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    thats tropical
     

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