H50 or V10?

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MrGreen
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For an overclocked i7 920, would the Corsair H50 Water Cooling Kit be better than the Cooler Master v10?

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The V10 would be more efficient under a heavy load however its not really worth the $. Personally between the two, I would go with the H50.

MrGreen
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The H50 is $70 and the v10 is $99... I can spend the extra money. Thanks.

MrGreen
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I heard a push/pull setup with the H50 gets higher temps than what the instruction manual says to have (forgot what it's called, but it pulls cooler air into the case from the back).

MrGreen
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Somewhere on the forums....
And v10 did the best on the overclocked one ;D

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Did you considering going with an entry to mid-level cooling loop instead of a these two? You can pick up a fairly decent loop on Petra's Tech Shop for around $150.

MrGreen
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The v10 did the best on the overclocked machine, which mine will be. Plus I won't be buying it right away with my new machine, I'll wait and save up the money first.

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Don't you have to remove the V10 in order to remove your memory? It's not a big deal for someone like me who likes to tinker but it's pretty inconvenient.

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I doubt I'll be messing with my memory that often. And sure, it may be inconvenient, but it'll also give me a chance (when I do mess with my memory) to clean out the fans of the v10, check on the motherboard, get all the dust out my computer, add some clean thermal paste.... you get the picture. And judging from pictures and such, there's enough room to push the memory in if it came loose for some reason.

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The v10 is still air cooling, so of course it won't be as good as a custom water loop.

And would the HAF 932 have good enough airflow?

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I would compare the two coolers just skip to the bench mark part of 3DGAMEMAN's Reviews

Corsair H50
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jx5usoClfDs Temps are at 3:32
Cooler Master V10
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DyXxfe0IAxU Temps are at 3:30

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v10 is overrated and not all that good. if i was gong air cooling - id just buy the efficient yet cheap CM hyper 212+. out of the 2 options the h50 hands down

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Honestly after using the H50 for about 6months or so im not impressed with it, my temps are ok at best on my phenom II 955 and overclocking still shots them up there more than i feal they should. i would save up the cash and go full on water cooling. and yes im using a push pull setup with 2 Syth Ultra Kaze 120mm 3000rpm fans. i run them about 50% speed when idle and 75% when OC'd

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H50

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H50 because if you compared the scores between the two reviews the V10 is Idle: at 34c and 66c at MAX

The H50 gets Idle: 36c but at MAX it gets 59c

H50 FTW!

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and that is a 7 Degreees C difference.

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and that is a 7 Degreees C difference.

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TheRealPowerUser wrote:

H50 because if you compared the scores between the two reviews the V10 is Idle: at 34c and 66c at MAX

The H50 gets Idle: 36c but at MAX it gets 59c

H50 FTW!

You can't compare the numbers because the two systems are not the same.

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The H5O maybe a better fit. Less space is taken up in the case. The TEC only starts working after temps get beyond a certain point. The H5)'s performance can be improved by using a push/pull config on the rad. Just make sure than fans have the same ratings in terms of watts. cfm, etc.

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The H5O maybe a better fit. Less space is taken up in the case. The TEC only starts working after temps get beyond a certain point. The H5)'s performance can be improved by using a push/pull config on the rad. Just make sure than fans have the same ratings in terms of watts. cfm, etc.

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I got the H50 and I love it. It is silent, preforms awesome, looks very nice and I have no problem over clocking with it. The H50 would probably fit in all of the cases out there.

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It would depend on many factors. The V10 is the best air cooler. However the H50 is just as good in many ways and not nearly and big. So if you have a full tower it's really up to what you want. No water in a system could be safer. The h50 pump could burn out, then again the V10 has been known to burn out.. meh

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H50, definitely.

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I can vouch for the V10 100%.

 

Q9550 at 4.0ghz, V10 cooling her down to max 59,52,52,51 under 100% load for 5 hours +