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really ? dont tell that to wermad...

they are fine fans, they are very quiet, they are not the best for pure perf, but they work great for rads and wanting silence
just use hwinfo and forget about the rest !

This is some serious hardware! biggrin.gif

But HWInfo was giving me high temps and according to those my pc should have shutdown and with Open HW Mon all is fine with several apps open

have you talked to then via their forums ? he is very quick to respond !
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I've got 10 Cougar Vortex fans, all the 1500-1600 RPM PWM version and 8 of them painted white. They are decent fans that move a decent amount of air and have decent pressure. Certainly there are better fans out there, Vortexes are no holy grail and I didn't pay full price for any of them. Every fan was bought on sale and two were used/BNIB from OCN Marketplace. They performed better than my Swiftech Helix fans on a Kuhler 920 & 620 rad.

Out of the 10 Vortexes 3 of them have serious problems with PWM; clicking, ticking, refusing to run same RPM as the other fans, or just not turning at all at low RPM's. So I just run those 3 off voltage on a fan controller with 0 issues. I run all 12 of my fans at ~800 RPM unless the temperature alarm I set in SpeedFan goes off.

This system isn't silent but it's damn quiet and I love it biggrin.gif
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ok but what about me that is struggling what is the solution. I don't focus on OC right now I just need this pc to be stable so I can pump up some websites and afford a roof lol.
Is a vortex going to help me? I have stock corsair fans that came with the Carbide 330R and the H60, I can handle some noise if it can solve my issue without costing me more than my car payment lol
post #9524 of 12377
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have you talked to then via their forums ? he is very quick to respond !

No I haven't since the issue happened yesterday and I wanted to throw my pc out the window lol.
I will check it out thanks
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No I haven't since the issue happened yesterday and I wanted to throw my pc out the window lol.
I will check it out thanks

Did you keep your stock heatsink around? Might be a good idea to try it out.
     
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ok but what about me that is struggling what is the solution. I don't focus on OC right now I just need this pc to be stable so I can pump up some websites and afford a roof lol.
Is a vortex going to help me? I have stock corsair fans that came with the Carbide 330R and the H60, I can handle some noise if it can solve my issue without costing me more than my car payment lol

I'd suggest try out manual Voltages.

Auto ramps up too much voltage in my opinion..

In my opinion, NO. Your cooler is too small and needs better fan than the Vortexes.
post #9527 of 12377
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Did you keep your stock heatsink around? Might be a good idea to try it out.

That's a good question lol...since I bought 2 cpu.
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I'd suggest try out manual Voltages.

Auto ramps up too much voltage in my opinion..

In my opinion, NO. Your cooler is too small and needs better fan than the Vortexes.

so I will try to down-vault, was about to lower the cpu stock speeds but will try the voltage
So what should I get then in order to keep the heat off without having to wear ear muffs! biggrin.gif
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That's a good question lol...since I bought 2 cpu.
so I will try to down-vault, was about to lower the cpu stock speeds but will try the voltage
So what should I get then in order to keep the heat off without having to wear ear muffs! biggrin.gif

I should say, you first try to diagnose your system's heating up problem rather than opting right away for the fans.

You shouldn't be getting those temps at stock CPU Frequency in the first place. So you must get rid of the issue.

Keep your voltage first to +0000 if on offset.
post #9529 of 12377
I finally replaced the plastic push-pins on my NB with nuts, bolts and washers (and re did the MX-2); to be honest it did less of a temperature diference then I was hoping for; at stock "idle" is -10c aprox. It sits at around 35c when before it started at around 50c right off the bat that I hoping for, though when OC'ed and on load, it keeps the temperature more under control. As long as it does not get over 60C I'm okay with it but once I get a replacement for the HS I seriosuly hope it makes a proper difference in temperature, more so then just adding a fan to the stock HS.
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I should say, you first try to diagnose your system's heating up problem rather than opting right away for the fans.

You shouldn't be getting those temps at stock CPU Frequency in the first place. So you must get rid of the issue.

Keep your voltage first to +0000 if on offset.

Ok that's what I thought...it only offers me to set it to +0000
As for the heat issue it's much "warmer" here now so I'd say the room temp went up by about 7C.
The corsair stock fans really don't blow much of fresh air in or out that's why I am contemplating on ditching them.

You see, just by putting my case on top of my desk and beside the window the cpu temp drops by almost 20C

*edit* my issue is definitely airflow because my temp never exceeded 53C and I am running several apps.
Edited by GroovyMotion - 3/21/14 at 11:31am
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