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I just changed from an Antec 902 to a Corsair 650D. I didn't know the airflow sucks that bad with the 650D. My temps are almost @ 60c. I had to down clock to 3.6ghz and even then I still hit around 54-56c in BFBC2. Do I need to remount my HSF or is the airflow on the 650D really that bad?
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try reseating it first, and test other TIMs.If you're sure you could cross that out, then it's the case
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It's probably more a case for water-cooling. In the case's defense though, you have crossfired 6950's that are dumping some heat into the case. Also, how is your Seasonic psu oriented? If the fan is facing down, OK, but if it's facing up it's not helping move any air out of the case as they have the silent fans that only spin if the temps reach a certain level, 30-40% load if I remember correctly.

The Mugen II is a great air cooler. I used it on my i7 before I switched to an H50. It couldn't hurt to try a reseat. What TIM do you use?

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Just looked at the case on newegg, it's got (2) 200mm and (1) 120mm fans. Should be ample airflow for an OC'd rig.

Take the side panel off and see if that helps. It might tell you that the airflow needs help
Edited by hollywood406 - 7/21/11 at 6:58pm
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