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Where do you live and is it hot where you live or where your computer is? Even my 955 or my ati 5770 doesn't get to those temps.
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Can you take a picture of the outside and inside of the case so we can see how much room you have for an aftermarket cooler.

Anyways you definatly need a new cooler, so do you have a budget for that?
    
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Where do you live and is it hot where you live or where your computer is? Even my 955 or my ati 5770 doesn't get to those temps.
Norway, not hot outside, but my computer heats up the room and from there it gets hotter and hotter
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Can you take a picture of the outside and inside of the case so we can see how much room you have for an aftermarket cooler.

Anyways you definatly need a new cooler, so do you have a budget for that?
Yes I will do that now.

I guess my budget is maximum the price of noctua nh-d14.
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well i dont think buying the noctua will help as much as you think

having bad airflow is what im going to assume is from lack of space in the case and lack of cable management

the nh-d14 may not even fit in your case, and why dont you try cable management first if you haven't done it yet, that can help ALOT

pics would help dramaticly
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If your case is of unknown brand and really crappy like those Dell cases, 90% chance the D14 will not fit in it. Do some measurements or faster yet, take a picture of the case.
    
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well i dont think buying the noctua will help as much as you think

having bad airflow is what im going to assume is from lack of space in the case and lack of cable management

the nh-d14 may not even fit in your case, and why dont you try cable management first if you haven't done it yet, that can help ALOT

pics would help dramaticly
He's using a stock cooler... cable management won't magically make his stock cooler cool 20 degrees better. (Remember he only has 1 fan in his case so there is no airflow so cable management won't do a whole lot)
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Edited by aflictzora - 10/18/11 at 4:17am
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No clue what case that is...

But you could clean up thoes cables (as somebody told already) it won't help much with the temperatures but will look alot better
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AHA!!!!!!!!!!!!

i told you, theres NO way a nh-d14 is fitting in there

1) look at the cables in the 3rd picture
2? thats a back 92mm fan, nh-d14 needs a minimum back 120mm fan to fit

instead of the nh-d14, grab the hyper 212+ and antec 300 + a few extra fans in front, WAY more beneficial in my opinion
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