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post #11 of 16
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Wait what? My i5 750 at stock with the stock cooler idles at over 60C.
Wait, what? The idle temperature on that should be way below that. Like, 40s at least. You definitely need to check that cooler, and if you're on Auto voltages, check what your BIOS is dumping into it in terms of Vcore and VTT.
post #12 of 16
very slick looking case!
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Skimmed the article....did they check the temps of the rig vs another case or open case? Checking the temps of this case alone doesn't really tell us anything.

Looks good though.
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The blog entry specified that the thermal and acoustic tests were done in a closed case with the ambient temperature noted. Comparing it to another case would have been beyond the scope of what the article was meant to convey, which is to find out about the case's capabilities on its own, out-of-the box.
    
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The blog entry specified that the thermal and acoustic tests were done in a closed case with the ambient temperature noted. Comparing it to another case would have been beyond the scope of what the article was meant to convey, which is to find out about the case's capabilities on its own, out-of-the box.
I guess that was kind of my point...no reason to check the temps of the rig if you have nothing to compare it to. The review would have been just as informative without it.
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I guess that was kind of my point...no reason to check the temps of the rig if you have nothing to compare it to. The review would have been just as informative without it.
Sorry, but I strongly disagree with the point I put in bold here. How else would you know how something performs in any way without doing some tests? To make a comparison with something else isn't the only reason to check temperatures; you have to establish a baseline, a point of reference. And that was the whole point of the piece: You want to establish just what a product can do given a particular context.
    
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