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off topic: I never liked how the cooler was jam packed with fins. They need to get rid of 3-4 fins and space them out farther apart to have lower speed fans and lower noise.

Try getting rid of the shroud and do a washer mod. Get some popsicle sticks and stick them under the bracket and/or cooler.
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post #22 of 25
Thread Starter 
Here...I turned off the AC and let the environment in!! ( at 5 in the evening.. The hostel's gonna be worse !)
So that's some 30s in Celsius.

Here' what 6 minutes of OCCT did WITHOUT powertune.. Which would resemble C2 with +20%
MIN :42
MAX : 82

With the side panel OFF !! Usually there's a 230 mm fan on exhaust there !



Just got the washers.. but they're METAL wasters... any ideas?? Are rubber ones essential ?

Will Mod and post back 2moro ..
post #23 of 25
you need rubber/plastic.. unless there is nothing that will contact them at all [not sure of the diameter.. but they could work if small].
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They're not small at all .. will use a pair of wire cutters on the and see if they can be cut down to size.. I'll file them off then ..
On a side note --> those high temps are likely to go up and hit 90C with daytime temps and OC'ing to 965 core ( was 935 when OCCT'd ) .
So cooling mods r essential to any progress..
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What is this washer mod, and what are the benefits?
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