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Poll Results: what temp does your cpu run at?

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  • 23% of voters (21)
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  • 13% of voters (12)
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post #21 of 87
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Originally Posted by phillyd View Post

thanks for the tip! ive thought about this but i believe it wont be worth it. i like my window.
the guide helped me drop my temps another few degrees.

glad it helped...you may look into diff tim to gain a few more degrees...phyobia hegrease works very well for your type cooler and any other for that matter...but it is very good for direct contact heat pipe designs...would be good for a couple more c's thumb.gif
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post #22 of 87
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i will do this tomorrow, and i dnt have money to spare. so a cooler isnt an option atm. in february i may upgrade to a FX quad and a water cooler.

Whats your PSU model? Wattage? A good one or a crappy one?, it could be the problem.
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post #23 of 87
Well with that cable management and those small fans I doubt much will change in that case D: I highly suggest getting a new one when money permits it.
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post #24 of 87
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Whats your PSU model? Wattage? A good one or a crappy one?, it could be the problem.

i rechecked my cpu and its blowing out
check my sig.
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post #25 of 87
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Well with that cable management and those small fans I doubt much will change in that case D: I highly suggest getting a new one when money permits it.

this.
is not gonna happen.
i understand physics well enough that with those "small fans" and the "cable management" i have reduced my temps 10 degrees.
air will flow when there is space, and regardless of what the wires look like, most of them are tucked in a corner or against the back of my case.
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post #26 of 87
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Originally Posted by phillyd View Post

this.
is not gonna happen.
i understand physics well enough that with those "small fans" and the "cable management" i have reduced my temps 10 degrees.
air will flow when there is space, and regardless of what the wires look like, most of them are tucked in a corner or against the back of my case.

You're correct in that air will flow. Will it flow smoothly? No. It will flow turbulently.
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post #27 of 87
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You're correct in that air will flow. Will it flow smoothly? No. It will flow turbulently.

understand that i am a physics major, and i understand the turbulence created by things such as the motherboard, cpu cooler and videocard is about 10x worse. until they start making aerodynamic versions of these, then a little turbulence is gonna be there.
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post #28 of 87
You'll never have laminar airflow thru a PC case with all the obstructions and multiple fans blowing air in different directions.
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You'll never have laminar airflow thru a PC case with all the obstructions and multiple fans blowing air in different directions.

what do you expect me to do? take my videocard and break off the pcie slot so it faces the right way??
cmon this thread is for suggestions, not...whatever it is tht you said.
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post #30 of 87
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You'll never have laminar airflow thru a PC case with all the obstructions and multiple fans blowing air in different directions.

funny that you are back today without answering my question yesterday, which should be the best proof why your favourite site is SO legit

sorry for beeing offtopic.
Edited by justanewguy - 1/10/12 at 11:45am
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