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H100i Fan RPM question

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When i openned the corsair link program today i noticed that i was able to set my H100i Fan speeds to up to 2600RPM. Seeing as i've Overclocked my CPU and GPU's, i was wondering if it would hurt to set it to like 2500RPM? Is it going to decrease the life of the fans/cooler at all? Cheers :toast:
 
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Highly doubt it, although it will be terribly loud and unnecessary. You could have it way lower than that and still have your temps in check if its a half decent OC.
 

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What are your temps like? You shouldn't have to set your fans that high. Set them on "Performance". Mine are running about 1600RPM...
 
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the radiator of the h100i is thin and those fans are pretty good,no need to set them on max.
 

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If you want to do 5Ghz+ runs and dont mind being deafened like me, go right ahead and enjoy yourself :)
If they have a max speed of 2500rpm, then using it wont hurt their life span. Everyone else just prefers silent efficiency. I like brute force.
 
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Haha true. Thanks guys.
 
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when I ran a 12 hour blend torture test, my temps sat at around 65-80 but at one point they peaked to 85-89. Are these temps OK? I had started at 1.275v but I kept getting errors until I reached 1.3v.

At 1.295v I thought that I had found the balance but after running p95 overnight at some point it 'Stopped working' so I upped it to 1.3.
 
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when I ran a 12 hour blend torture test, my temps sat at around 65-80 but at one point they peaked to 85-89. Are these temps OK? I had started at 1.275v but I kept getting errors until I reached 1.3v.

At 1.295v I thought that I had found the balance but after running p95 overnight at some point it 'Stopped working' so I upped it to 1.3.
Yeah when the program stops responding its a sign of instability. Temps seem fine and I don't think lowering the fans would affect it all that much.