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your biggest problem is the location of the computer case itself.
as seen in your picture, your computer is placed between your desk and the couch (with a cat on top:D) if you look closely at how the air would flow and the temps are like OUTSIDE of the case you will know what i mean. you are creating a high pressure zone outside the rear of the computer (PSU exhaust, CPU exhaust, GPU exhaust) filled with warm air, and less then 3 inchs away you have 2 x 120mm fans creating a low pressure zone with the side panel intake fans. we all know convection means hot air flows up, however convection current isn't strong/fast enough to account for the difference between the high/low pressure zones you are creating with the limited semi closed off area of the wall/desk/couch. this means a good deal of the warm air will get sucked right back into the case by the side intake fans. I would strongly recommend you give at least 6 inches of clearance on the side panel fans and maybe 8 to 12 inches of clearance in the back of the machine to allow convection to work alittle better so the hot air can escape up to the top and reduce the recirculation of hot air.
the cat is a problem also since the fur it sheds gets sucked up by the 120mm fans on the side panel but i suspect you know this already:D

thnaks for the laugh,
now i prob will make you laugh;)
the cat thingie isnt a real cat its just a decoration for my gf as i wont allow a real cat:p
so this wont leave hears in my comp:)
if it whas a real cat i wouldnt allow it to be on my comp:thumb:
700

as for the advise unfortionally i cant put my comp anywhere else deu to space limitations.
my desk is already against the wall and the couch on the other side of the wall.
as suggested i took out the watercoolingtube rubbers and the closing things for the pci slots.
i see a decrease in lowest temp while idle but unfortionally my max temp while running prime stayed the same:(
havent checked my videocard temp as i dont know a program for that.
any advise programs to stress my gpu so i can see if my gpu temp went lower as ive sen 81c after multiple hours of gaming.
ohh and +rep for the guys who replied me;)
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PassMark / furmark is good for gpu stress testing
Edited by justanewguy - 1/28/12 at 4:55am
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post #673 of 2110
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PassMark / furmark is good for gpu stress testing

Gracias.
Downloaded furmark as i already had passmark performance test.
With furmark it already reached 85c:-(
Could it be my vid card needs rma?
Gonna try it with the original vbios as i now have a be vbios but the cards look the same so i geuss that shoudnt matter

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the temps are pretty normal for a reference card.
the only chance to decrease gpu temp is by replacing the stock cooler with another high quality after market model like for example, arctic cooling, deepcool, alpenföhn and whatnot else. (50% less heat in my case due to another heatsink)
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post #675 of 2110
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Won't fit, only 140mm in standard frame. This is the front of my case and in my opinion that's the weakest spot of it thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif

Gah, 'twas late and my brain was not working enough to catch that, my apologies. The noiseblockers are your next best bet in this case.
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post #676 of 2110
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140mm standard frame fans for intake:

 

I use a 14cm AeroCool Shark on its 7v adapter. It is quiet and moves air. I would not recommend it at 12v.

 

The Enermax T. B. Silent is quieter because of its low rpm. It does move air.

 

Blue/Red Vortex is nice, and probably the best compromise between noise and output. See item 2 in my sig, chapter 1

 

The TR 140mm X-Silent is comparable to the Vortex, but doesn't put out as much airflow.

 

In reviewing the tables in item 2 / ch 1, I can see that getting sound pressure measurements from the side is not the best way to measure noise for case fans. For example, you can definitely hear the difference between the Shark at 7v and the Vortex. I'll be testing face noise in a bit, but for now chapter 1 is all I have.

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the temps are pretty normal for a reference card.
the only chance to decrease gpu temp is by replacing the stock cooler with another high quality after market model like for example, arctic cooling, deepcool, alpenföhn and whatnot else. (50% less heat in my case due to another heatsink)

ok i think i found the prob.
sorry btw for kanging this thread for my probs.
i returned the vbios back to its original and it still got to 89c
strange thing is in there it shows the fan speed at 41%359
shouldnt it run faster like 60~70% when it has those temps?:s

edit: its already the dualfan edition so it should cool better then the stock one right?
Edited by miniterror - 1/28/12 at 7:03am
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even tho that your card is using an improved heatsink with 2 fans, the temps are normal for such a "stock" model.
my 140mm fans are cooling my after market cooler @ 900rpm and it hits only 47° under max load! (while it was 80-90° under stock)
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thnaks for the laugh,
now i prob will make you laugh;)
the cat thingie isnt a real cat its just a decoration for my gf as i wont allow a real cat:p
so this wont leave hears in my comp:)
if it whas a real cat i wouldnt allow it to be on my comp:thumb:
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as for the advise unfortionally i cant put my comp anywhere else deu to space limitations.
my desk is already against the wall and the couch on the other side of the wall.
as suggested i took out the watercoolingtube rubbers and the closing things for the pci slots.
i see a decrease in lowest temp while idle but unfortionally my max temp while running prime stayed the same:(
havent checked my videocard temp as i dont know a program for that.
any advise programs to stress my gpu so i can see if my gpu temp went lower as ive sen 81c after multiple hours of gaming.
ohh and +rep for the guys who replied me;)

ahh hehe cool.

as for the computer placement, you have 2 options that will improve upon your current configuration.

the 1st option is to place the computer further out from the wall. almost inline with the side of the couch. this way you increase the volume of the exhaust area in the back, AND you move the side intake more towards the front of the desk. basically, this gives more room in the back allowing more cool air to occupy the space behind the computer to mix with the hot exhaust air. this way it makes the average temp of the hot air in the back lower so even with recirculation you are only recirculating "warm" air not "hot" air. moving the side intake fan more towards the front of the desk allows the side intake fan more access to the cold air from the front of the desk instead of sucking air almost exclusively from the back where all the hot exhaust gases are. with the desk blocking the side panel fans, you are allowing air to come in from rear, top, and front to feed those fans. moving it more towards the front you allow more air to come in from the front(cold air) which should help with your overall cooling.

2nd option is to move the computer under the desk. since you do not have a top intake. the exhaust heat trapped by the desktop is less of an issue. this way you still have the problem of hot air trapped behind the computer, but at least you are allowing must better access to cold air for your side intake fans.
post #680 of 2110
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the temps are pretty normal for a reference card.
the only chance to decrease gpu temp is by replacing the stock cooler with another high quality after market model like for example, arctic cooling, deepcool, alpenföhn and whatnot else. (50% less heat in my case due to another heatsink)

wouldnt a better heatsink mean more heat in your case?
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