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hey mate that cooler will be fine your only choice is to put it in the top that is the best place for aio coolers anyway.

Hey guys, I'm thinking about Watercool my CPU, but I never tried water cooling before, so I don't know anything about.

 


but I don't know where to put the radiator.

because of airflow and such.

I made a painting in paint :D to show you guys my current setup. (Don't know if it matters, but it doesn't hurt to put it there)

 

My current CPU is i7 4790k

Also if you know any good watercooled CPU cooler please let me know

 

- sorry for any bad English

 

Thanks

 

 

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hey mate that cooler will be fine your only choice is to put it in the top that is the best place for aio coolers anyway.

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What case are you working in?

i have the nzxt h2 case

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Also what cooler are you using at the moment? If you're not planning on overclocking your CPU then they may not actually be any benefit to changing your cooler (except for the bling factor of course)

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Have you considered getting the slightly smaller corsair h80i gt (http://www.corsair.com/en-us/hydro-series-h80i-gt-high-performance-liquid-cpu-cooler) as this is a 120mm radiator you could easily fit this in the rear exhaust of your pc which i feel is the best spot for a single radiator imo :)

why the h90 has better cooling performance and heat rises so the top of the case is a much better idea oh and aio coolers look shite on the rear exhaust 

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Also what cooler are you using at the moment? If you're not planning on overclocking your CPU then they may not actually be any benefit to changing your cooler (except for the bling factor of course)

i have the  be quiet! Pure Rock CPU Cooler

http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/7154/quiet-pure-rock-cpu-cooler-review/index.html

sometimes when i play games on the pc it gets 70 degrees celsius, not for long tho, just a couple of seconds and then it goes back to 60-65 degrees celsius (dont know if these temp's are normal)

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why the h90 has better cooling performance and heat rises so the top of the case is a much better idea oh and aio coolers look shite on the rear exhaust 

The cooling difference isn't huge as the h80 i gt is a double thick rad so it cools fairly similarly to the h90, the looks are just personal preference, i think it looks out of place having a single rad where there are 2 fans like on the top or front of the case, just my opinion :)

 

i have the  be quiet! Pure Rock CPU Cooler

http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/7154/quiet-pure-rock-cpu-cooler-review/index.html

sometimes when i play games on the pc it gets 70 degrees celsius, not for long tho, just a couple of seconds and then it goes back to 60-65 degrees celsius (dont know if these temp's are normal)

I haven't really heard a lot of that specific cooler so you might have to do some googling to see if the temps that you're getting are in line with other people using that cooler. I don't think the temps you're getting sound overly bad tho in my opinion (aka I'd wouldnt be stressing if it was my pc). If you're happy to keep your pc at those temps and dont mind the look of it then i would just save my money for something else although if you are going to overclock the cpu then i would definitely suggest a better cooler :)

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How far is the front two fans from the cpu?

i honestly dont know, do you think mounting it in front is a good idea?

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i have the  be quiet! Pure Rock CPU Cooler

http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/7154/quiet-pure-rock-cpu-cooler-review/index.html

sometimes when i play games on the pc it gets 70 degrees celsius, not for long tho, just a couple of seconds and then it goes back to 60-65 degrees celsius (dont know if these temp's are normal)

run a cpu stress test and let us know the temps. stop the test if your cpu is going to go over 80c

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The cooling difference isn't huge as the h80 i gt is a double thick rad so it cools fairly similarly to the h90, the looks are just personal preference, i think it looks out of place having a single rad where there are 2 fans like on the top or front of the case, just my opinion :)

 

I haven't really heard a lot of that specific cooler so you might have to do some googling to see if the temps that you're getting are in line with other people using that cooler. I don't think the temps you're getting sound overly bad tho in my opinion (aka I'd wouldnt be stressing if it was my pc). If you're happy to keep your pc at those temps and dont mind the look of it then i would just save my money for something else although if you are going to overclock the cpu then i would definitely suggest a better cooler :)

there is only one 140mm fan space in the top of his case so cooler will look fine. he wont see it anyway unless he has the side panel off

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i honestly dont know, do you think mounting it in front is a good idea?

stick to the top people only mount to the front if there installing more than one rad.

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run a cpu stress test and let us know the temps. stop the test if your cpu is going to go over 80c

So i ran the test for about 2min. using CPU-Z should i run it longer than 2min...

the temps were 70-73 average and max temp was 75

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So i ran the test for about 2min. using CPU-Z should i run it longer than 2min...

the temps were 70-73 average and max temp was 75

sounds about right for a cooler like that you will see a drop in temp with the aio

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sounds about right for a cooler like that you will see a drop in temp with the aio

alright, thanks alot for you'r help :) 

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