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Evening all,

I have a CM Storm Scout case with the hardware listed in my sig below. Temperatures are good inside the case

GPU - 29degrees Idle, 60 under load @ 900 / 1400

CPU - 27degrees Idle, 49degrees load cooled by a H50


The only thing thats annoying me a little (although i assume its a good thing) is how much Warm air this badboy is kicking out. 30mins of playing DIRT3 and the controller is almost falling out of my hands due to the sweat! Its like having a radiator in my room! It's coming out of my H50 rad which has 2 Gentle Typhoons exhausting out of the case and my 6950 has a custom cooler which I think kicks hot air into the case.

Is there any way i can cool the air down a bit? Just it feels like a sauna in my room at the moment! About 5mins after i close a game, the air coming out is cold again and I start to cool down!!
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post #2 of 37
Those temps are fine dude, perfectly within spec for everything
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post #3 of 37
that's something you have to live with. i knwo it's really annoying and sometimes i'll just stop using my computer cuz it gets so freaking hot.

good luck!
    
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Dude your temps are just fine. You think you have it bad? Check this out:

@ full load - Q6600 w/ UK3K 3000 RPM fans (133CFM each) push/pull plus shrouds I hit 72C

560Ti runs close to 70, sometimes 80C even at 100% fan if I get a really stressing game, but usually in the low 70s.

9800GTX+ idles at 50C all the time and loads just past 70C

Althoug they are all normal temps, it still is hot.
 
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post #5 of 37
I usually put a box fan in my door way so my computer room cools down a bit. Just get some air moving around in there and move your case away from where you sit if possible.
   
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I am impressed with my temps INSIDE the case...but outside oh boy....think i'm getting a tan from it! Literally half an hour into a game and the xbox controller is slipping out of my hands lol Atleast its getting rid of that warm air instead of keeping it inside though i guess!

Due to layout and size of my room, my case is literally sitting under the desk by my feet which I guess doesn't help too much
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post #7 of 37
Even though I have central air, I still had put pick up a window ac unit for my room to help deal with the heat my pc dumps into it. Before I put the window unit in, my room was usually 10-15F warmer than the rest of the house.
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post #8 of 37
Quote:
Originally Posted by Darylrese View Post
Due to layout and size of my room, my case is literally sitting under the desk by my feet which I guess doesn't help too much
How did I know that was your set up?

Don't do that
   
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post #9 of 37
Howdy, yall!

Small, closed-off spaces such as bedrooms will heat up faster than a cool, open-air basement. I recommend moving your systems to the basement, or the coolest room of the house, if possible.
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post #10 of 37
I've got a fan blowing air into my room from the hallway. The air just outside my room is a good 10F cooler than outside, so having a small fan blowing air into my room works wonders.
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