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I installed one wrong, now Ive reinstalled it and im getting 50ºC max temp on BF3.

Im so happy with it!
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;15512090']I installed one wrong, now Ive reinstalled it and im getting 50ºC max temp on BF3.

Im so happy with it!

Nice! Good job! That's about what getting in bf3 as well!
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post #73 of 348
My max temp is alittle higher but my average is much lower. Check your monitoring graph and go back over the entire lengh of your game time. My average is 37c and only for a split second did my temps spike to give me my max temp of 57c. Seems the game runs the card cooler than before as i could reach 60c for my max..... The other components on the card are very even during the whole game session, very little to no spiking of temps.
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got a question for ya, doesn't the Antec 620 have the USB header pin that needs to be connected? If so, did you just splice it and run them all into 1, or did you plug each one in different USB headers. I ask cause I see alot of pics on mounting the rad/fans, not so much on the mounting of the Kuhler's and the wiring for. IDK, maybe I need to rewind and look further back for how this was done.
    
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interesting. Does the 620 not just use standard 3pin header as the Hydro series from Corsair. My H70 is just plugged into a molex and then to the psu, operates full speed all the time......
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got a question for ya, doesn't the Antec 620 have the USB header pin that needs to be connected? If so, did you just splice it and run them all into 1, or did you plug each one in different USB headers. I ask cause I see alot of pics on mounting the rad/fans, not so much on the mounting of the Kuhler's and the wiring for. IDK, maybe I need to rewind and look further back for how this was done.

Nope, it has a 3 pin for pump and fan. The pump is plugged into the psu via molex adapter just like cravinmild mentioned and the fan plug is not used. I have the fans on a separate controller and cranked manually when needed.
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Alright, so if I was to do this mod, I would definately wait for the price of the 920 to come down, cause I am a sucker for being able to control the fan speeds and monitor activity.thumb.gif I wonder if that would work though, splice 2 Kuhler 920 USB headers to 1)read 2 using 1 USB header, 2) read both as 1 unit. Wish I had 2 of these 920's floating around to find out, that would be a fun experiment in Computer wiring biggrin.gif
    
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Alright, so if I was to do this mod, I would definately wait for the price of the 920 to come down, cause I am a sucker for being able to control the fan speeds and monitor activity.thumb.gif I wonder if that would work though, splice 2 Kuhler 920 USB headers to 1)read 2 using 1 USB header, 2) read both as 1 unit. Wish I had 2 of these 920's floating around to find out, that would be a fun experiment in Computer wiring biggrin.gif

Before mounting the rads up top on my mod, I used the fan headers on my mobo and Speedfan to control the speed. Im using different fans up top so my fan controller works fine with them.
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yeah, for some dumb reason, me and speed-fan never get along. Either my computer is too old to work with it, or it's too new, or it reads, but doesn't control properly. I just find ways to avoid that program all together.
    
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