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My ambient is 28C and my other temps:

CPU 44-47 C @ idle; ~70C @ full load
GPU 40-43 C @ idle; ~52 C @ full load

There are a little high aren't they? I'm thinking it's because I only have a 355 pump for 2 gpu blocks, cpu, and MB FB. Thoughts?

Maybe I should add another rad? Maybe I should add a pump?
post #2 of 8
.......................................what rad are you using?
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rx360 with 5 p-15s in push pull (one fan is in pull-only due to space issues)
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I have a i7 930 at 4.2 and a 5970 and I run high 60's with cpu 100% folding and the gpu idle my ambient temps are mid 70s F. Full load gaming I get low 70s for my temps. So I would say your ok.
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Can you fit a second rad anywhere?
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post #6 of 8
To be honest, the 355 is good in that loop. It has a high head pressure which means for restrictive loops it's actually doing you a favour.

The problem here is the radiator size. Remember that you have two microwaves for GPU's (470's get hot under load) and everything is under the same loop. Bearing this in mind, those temperatures are actually okay.

As long as the CPU doesn't go any higher than 70C, I wouldn't worry about it. If you really want to lower the temperatures, install another radiator (a 240 will do it) or expand to an RX 480. The latter won't decrease it by as much as an extra 240 but it will do the temperatures a favour while saving space inside your case.
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post #7 of 8
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Thanks for the replies and for putting my mind at ease, especially for the CPU. I thought maybe I had seated the block wrong or something.

I'll prob just stick with what I have, I don't want to add more rads, and I really only have room for a 120. I'll wait until my next case

repped the helpers
post #8 of 8
There is a way to mount a 240 radiator in the bottom tray next to the PSU. I have the same case and am also looking to add another radiator.
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