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Can anyone recommend a good case to house this mobo along with GTX 460 Sli?

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One question. After a mobo tray mod my mobo temp went up to 57 degrees. Is that acceptable?

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One question. After a mobo tray mod my mobo temp went up to 57 degrees. Is that acceptable? Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


It's a bit high. OC?
Did you remove the cpu cooler?
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It was around 30-40 with the same OC @5.0 and I did remove cpu cooler. I had to replace my h100 to h100i
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It was around 30-40 with the same OC @5.0 and I did remove cpu cooler. I had to replace my h100 to h100i

I can presume you cleaned the thermal paste and applied new.
Check the screws of the cpu cooler to see if it's a tight fit.
Do the fans spin at same rpm?
*I really need new glasses*

And what do you use to monitor the temp?
Edited by SortOfGrim - 2/21/13 at 1:27pm
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I can presume you cleaned the thermal paste and applied new.
Check the screws of the cpu cooler to see if it's a tight fit.
Do the fans spin at same rpm?

And what do you use to monitor the temp?

I don't understand the logic. We are talking about motherboard temps. My cpu temp went down, to my amazement, 10 degrees down but motherboard temp went up. I'm sure it has something to do with plexi I put between mobo tray and mobo. I'm using ai suite to reed mobo temp. And also is that temp too high or is it acceptable?
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Rockwell, what we're seeing here is that the previous mobo tray was made of metal(steel/aluminium) which via the help of the stand offs would conduct heat away from the mobo. With a Plexi mobo tray, you have the heat trapped around the places where heat is produced on the mobo - thus its being leeched to other components.

Solution;
have some fans blowing across the mobo or towards the gap between the mobo and the plexi mobo tray.

My opinion though redface.gif
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I don't understand the logic. We are talking about motherboard temps. My cpu temp went down, to my amazement, 10 degrees down but motherboard temp went up. I'm sure it has something to do with plexi I put between mobo tray and mobo. I'm using ai suite to reed mobo temp. And also is that temp too high or is it acceptable?

Woops, my bad. I have trouble reading..apparently. Not enough airflow?
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Originally Posted by Lutfij View Post

Rockwell, what we're seeing here is that the previous mobo tray was made of metal(steel/aluminium) which via the help of the stand offs would conduct heat away from the mobo. With a Plexi mobo tray, you have the heat trapped around the places where heat is produced on the mobo - thus its being leeched to other components.

Solution;
have some fans blowing across the mobo or towards the gap between the mobo and the plexi mobo tray.

My opinion though redface.gif

You are right sir smile.gif
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