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OMG, I didnt even notice but the club got offical status. Congrats Rage on this wonderful club, youve done well thumb.gif Your well on your way to a STICKY biggrin.gif
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I was just looking at the stats of everyone else. I have the highest load temp, I guess that is because I did not lapp the Kuhler plate. 62'c max temp running OCCT is pretty damn good from stock 98'c but maybe if I get some time on my hands I'll lapp the cooler.

Just out of curiosity anyone know why it is concave? Does it help with CPU cooling?
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Is this mod really worth it if we don't remove the heat IHS ?? ... ... The temp drop of only 20C at load ?? ...

The Arctic Accelero Extreme Plus 2 claims a 30C drop ...
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post #154 of 8626
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Originally Posted by Emissary of Pain View Post

Is this mod really worth it if we don't remove the heat IHS ?? ... ... The temp drop of only 20C at load ?? ...
The Arctic Accelero Extreme Plus 2 claims a 30C drop ...

Well there is also the huge decrease in noise, it takes care of the heat issues with SLI completely, and it is cheaper than a lot of other cooling options. $50 bucks I think is cheaper than the Accelero Extreme, what is that $80? It is also a huge space saver, even guys like me with a small mid-tower can fit a Kuhler 620, I'd run into issues with a 3 slot cooler.

And when I am playing games my temps hardly ever go over ~50'c, only in OCCT stress testing do I see 62'c which on 800 core is chilly from the previous 98'c-105'c I'd see with stock cooling with 100% fan speed (super loud!). I did not lapp my Kuhler before using it, everyone else who did is reporting cooler load temps than 60'c.

So maybe not totally worth it if you already have an Accelero, but if your still on stock, yes it is worth it IMHO.
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post #155 of 8626
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OMG, I didnt even notice but the club got offical status. Congrats Rage on this wonderful club, youve done well thumb.gif Your well on your way to a STICKY biggrin.gif

Thanks bud and thanks for all your help as well!
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I am weighing in my options ... not discrediting anything either ... I have seen results here ... no doubt ...

On my 560Ti Hawk I am seeing 93C while folding ... this is why I am changing to the Kuhler ... in my country though ... the Kuhler is only slightly cheaper (R670) than the Accelero (R750) ... that is why I am trying 2 get as much info as possible ...


I am opting for the Kuhler though ...

Yo Rage19420

Congrats on your thread doing so well man !! thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by Emissary of Pain View Post

Is this mod really worth it if we don't remove the heat IHS ?? ... ... The temp drop of only 20C at load ?? ...
The Arctic Accelero Extreme Plus 2 claims a 30C drop ...

Im getting 30c+ drop at load, so yes it is worth it. My total investment was about $120-$130 for two Antec 620's for my SLI setup.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Emissary of Pain View Post

I am weighing in my options ... not discrediting anything either ... I have seen results here ... no doubt ...
On my 560Ti Hawk I am seeing 93C while folding ... this is why I am changing to the Kuhler ... in my country though ... the Kuhler is only slightly cheaper (R670) than the Accelero (R750) ... that is why I am trying 2 get as much info as possible ...
I am opting for the Kuhler though ...

Do it! You wont be sorry! thumb.gif
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Well ... I guess I will do it then ... Just need to figure out where to mount the rad for best performance ... as I would like to keep the "dust free" positive pressure of the Raven 02-ew ...
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Well ... I guess I will do it then ... Just need to figure out where to mount the rad for best performance ... as I would like to keep the "dust free" positive pressure of the Raven 02-ew ...

Put the rad as an exhaust or mid fan in the case. It will collect too much dust as an intake setup. I have mine as an exhaust in push - pull setup. The Rad should equalize to case temp if inside the case so if it is cool in the case you will get very good performance.
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Put the rad as an exhaust or mid fan in the case. It will collect too much dust as an intake setup. I have mine as an exhaust in push - pull setup. The Rad should equalize to case temp if inside the case so if it is cool in the case you will get very good performance.


My problem is that the exhaust of my case sits directly behind my Silver Arrow ... hahaha ... worry that my silver arrow will push hot air onto the rad lowering performance ...


I was thinking of mounting the rad on top of the middle intake AP181 but then I will get warm air over my vrms ... ... argh ... frustrating ... hahaha ...
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