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Well I just got done playin some mw2, check temps and see 69c! I was freakin out, I went back to stock because my temps have just been terrible because of the weather, but I didn't think they could get this bad especially with liquid cooling. This computer was pre built so I was suggested to "reseat" the block, but I'm not too sure how to go about doing this, do i have to take off the fan and the radiator to the left of the picture, or just lift up the block and remove thermal paste, put some new on(could someone recommend a good brand) and then put it back down and screw it in again? Sorry the picture is kinda blurry
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everybody has their favorite, mine is mx4 and yes just lift cpu block, clean, install new tim and reseat. If that doesn't help you might consider a second fan on rad for push/pull setup
Edited by mrinnocent - 6/1/11 at 3:19pm
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Well how would i do that? As you can see the radiator is behind the fan, so if i added another fan it'd just be radiator fan to another fan ? lol
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artic silver 5 is still my favorite.
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Well how would i do that? As you can see the radiator is behind the fan, so if i added another fan it'd just be radiator fan to another fan ? lol
how many fans is on the radiator? did you do a push and pull? what direction? inward or outward? meaing is it sucking air from outside in or drawing air from inside out?
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you would have to unmount rad to place 2nd fan behind it
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how many fans is on the radiator? did you do a push and pull? what direction? inward or outward? meaing is it sucking air from outside in or drawing air from inside out?
The radiator is closest to the back of the case, then the fan. I don't feel any air coming out of the back of the case so i'm guessing the fan is blowing inward.
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