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All the motherboard I use have the option to wait 10 seconds inbetween changing fans speed, this greatly reduces noticeable fan spikes.
this is very good.
are they asrock ?

still,having the cooler absorb the heat into the coolant before ramping up the fan is the best option imo.
 
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I think I wanna go with Corsair pro/plat cause of software,60 month warranty and quiet fans,but should I get the 240 or 280?
 
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I think I wanna go with Corsair pro/plat cause of software,60 month warranty and quiet fans,but should I get the 240 or 280?
280mm without a doubt the 240mm is annoying, at least it was on my 3900X
 
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Anyone running Corsair setup cares to shed some light on performance impact of iCue in the background? I remember seeing plenty of complains about it in various places.
 
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Anyone running Corsair setup cares to shed some light on performance impact of iCue in the background? I remember seeing plenty of complains about it in various places.
Less than 1% on either of my systems when minimized/background.. 2-3% while it's open.

280mm SHOULD be more quiet.. you can confirm this from any review. It will have a bit more surface area and a bit better performance as well.
On a 3900X it wasn't even close 8-10c cooler and much quieter. I thought the first h100i platinum was defective and got a replacement that also didn't do very good job on a 3900X in a blender load.
 
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this is very good.
are they asrock ?

still,having the cooler absorb the heat into the coolant before ramping up the fan is the best option imo.
Yes, they are AsRock. And setting the delay between fan speed changes allows the coolant to absorb the heat before the fan speed ramps up.
 
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Definitely 280mm instead of 240mm...
 
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On a 3900X it wasn't even close 8-10c cooler and much quieter. I thought the first h100i platinum was defective and got a replacement that also didn't do very good job on a 3900X in a blender load.
I wouldn't call 8-10C spread normal between 240 and 280... because, science :p. Another variable was involved in that result be it TIM applications or mount...differing ambients, etc. If you go by empircal testing, the difference is typically half that (or less) in many cases.

 
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I wouldn't call 8-10C spread normal between 240 and 280... because, science :p. Another variable was involved in that result be it TIM applications or mount...differing ambients, etc. If you go by empircal testing, the difference is typically half that (or less) in many cases.


I agree I was pretty shocked but 2 240s behaved nearly identically my ambient is controlled and is always within 1c. The tim was also identical brand between the 3 coolers. I remounted the 240mm cooler multiple times but couldn't get it lower than 80c vs 70-72c on the 280mm cooler.
 
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I don't know what to tell you outside of the fact that an outside variable was introduced somehow. :)

This also shows how little effect stock fans can have... with most of these seeing a couple C difference at most.

This is why I subscribe to the 'not playing games' method and just set shyte on silent. Done. No reindeer games, just set and forget along with a beefy overclock on a HCC chip.
 
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I don't know what to tell you outside of the fact that an outside variable was introduced somehow. :)

Yeah, maybe I was just super unlucky and got 2 defective units I didnt try a 3rd. I do know that the 240mm is about 7c worse on a 5ghz 9900k with fans maxed out on both units but that's a more extreme scenario than a stock 3900X.
 
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Yeah, maybe I was just super unlucky and got 2 defective units I didnt try a 3rd. I do know that the 240mm is about 7c worse on a 5ghz 9900k with fans maxed out on both units but that's a more extreme scenario than a stock 3900X.
Perhaps. Just trying to show that empirical testing yields only a couple/few C at most between 240 and 280 mm. Obviously this depends on the rad, but never have I seen an 8C+ difference all other things remaining the same. :)

280mm FTW, regardless!!
 
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Perhaps. Just trying to show that empirical testing yields only a couple/few C at most between 240 and 280 mm. Obviously this depends on the rad, but never have I seen an 8C+ difference all other things remaining the same. :)

280mm FTW, regardless!!
Yeah, even had I gotten temps on the 240mm at a place I was happy with the noise would have annoyed me enough to replace it at some point anyway.
 
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115i pro/plat it is then
gonna cost me a leg but I don't mind paying premium for products that deliver
any other clcs I should be looking at ? I know x62 is really good,but I don't know about the software
 
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115i pro/plat it is then
gonna cost me a leg but I don't mind paying premium for products that deliver
any other clcs I should be looking at ? I know x62 is really good,but I don't know about the software
I think a lot of this is going to be personal preference sorta thing but I hate NZXT/Thermaltake software. I've been using icue since it launched and only 2 updates caused me issues and corsair fixed them pretty fast otherwise I really like it for my commander pro and aio.
 

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Well in terms of 280's, the Enermax LiqTech II 280 is a fair bit cheaper (well it is here in UK), performs pretty well and has pump control, not suggesting it performs as well but for the price it is decent bang 4 $.


There are a couple of polish sites that have reviewed also which you can see from the links on Enermax's site.....

 
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Well in terms of 280's, the Enermax LiqTech II 280 is a fair bit cheaper (well it is here in UK), performs pretty well and has pump control, not suggesting it performs as well but for the price it is decent bang 4 $.


There are a couple of polish sites that have reviewed also which you can see from the links on Enermax's site.....

it's even more expensive than 115i plat here
and I hate enermax fans,they're loud and they rattle at high speeds cause they're feel light and cheap.

I have a couple of ml120s and damn they feel heavy and sturdy,plus they're really quiet even at 1500rpm while pushing a lot of air.I was actuially using them as case fans and they did pretty damn well.That's why I like the idea of 115 since it has ml140s.

115 plat is the thinnest of the premium clcs too,at 27mm.it's gonna be a tight squeeze in my case cause of the vrm heatsink sticking out a little bit.

 
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it's even more expensive than 115i plat here
and I hate enermax fans,they're loud and they rattle at high speeds cause they're feel light and cheap.
The biggest issue with enermax right now is their Threadripper coolers were terribly unreliable which would make me nervous about all their aio products.

 

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Damn, the Enermax unit is £40 cheaper over here than the Corsair. My Cousin uses it with his 9700K and keeps it cool, he is only a light gamer but he works with CAD and various 3D imaging packages and he is very happy with it but I agree, if it is the same price or more in Poland it is a def No.
 
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I just checked and it seems I do have enough clearance for 25mm fan and 27mm rad.




does the 115i have a 0rpm mode ?
 
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