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I currently have an Asetek 510LC with 2x Sharkoon Silent Eagle SE on push/pull (exhaust), stock 200mm NZXT top fan (exhaust), 1x Sharkoon Eagle SE at the front (intake), 2x Sharkoon Eagle SE on the side (intake) and am getting idle temps of 37C with a room temp of 25C. Can someone recommend me a suitable upgrade please? I was looking at getting 2x AP-15 for the Radiator and 3x Slipstream 1500rpm or 1900rpm for the front and side fans. I will also be replacing the stock 200mm fan with 2x NZXT FN-200RB 1300rpm. Thanks in advance.
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What are your load temps? Your idle temps don't really matter much, its about what the temperatures are under load - also id your processor at stock or is it overclocked? It's fairly difficult to get very close to room ambient temps unless you have a actual water cooling loop (a non prefab)
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Originally Posted by appleg33k85;13953648 
What are your load temps? Your idle temps don't really matter much, its about what the temperatures are under load - also id your processor at stock or is it overclocked? It's fairly difficult to get very close to room ambient temps unless you have a actual water cooling loop (a non prefab)

Sorry. I have a 1055t overclocked to 3.5 from 2.8. on Prime95 I am getting late 60s to early 70s. Thanks
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You've got some really good quality fans there. I don't see the need of upgrading all the fans and stuff, rather I would probaby upgrade the CPU cooler itself.

Are all your fans on full whack/speed all the time? It might be worth trying that. You could try maybe reseating the cooler? Don't apply too much TIM. Just less than a pea size would do.

If you're still not contented, you might want to consider re-selling your cooler and get something like H70 or maybe a Noctua NH-D14 or something along them lines.
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Originally Posted by Code Geass;13953996 
You've got some really good quality fans there. I don't see the need of upgrading all the fans and stuff, rather I would probaby upgrade the CPU cooler itself.

Are all your fans on full whack/speed all the time? It might be worth trying that. You could try maybe reseating the cooler? Don't apply too much TIM. Just less than a pea size would do.

If you're still not contented, you might want to consider re-selling your cooler and get something like H70 or maybe a Noctua NH-D14 or something along them lines.

Thanks. All fans are on full whack constantly. I'll try reseating it bt if that doesn't work I'll look into getting a h70/h80/h100 or NH-D14/Megahalems.
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