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do I even need fans over my vrm's and north bridge? this thing has pretty sweet heatpipe setup. smile.gif
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Edited by james_rich - 5/14/12 at 1:24pm
post #22 of 34
Should be fine mate ^^

Just watch temps through hw monitor if you feel paranoid xD
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Should be fine mate ^^
Just watch temps through hw monitor if you feel paranoid xD
you're just saying that because you are a intel fanboy, you want me to fry my VRM's and kill my CPU so it directly costs AMD money to replace it which benefits your capitalist agenda
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you're just saying that because you are a intel fanboy, you want me to fry my VRM's and kill my CPU so it directly costs AMD money to replace it which benefits your capitalist agenda

Not sure if srs

FYI i have run many caseless setups and it has been fine, right now it isnt in a case and it is fine lol
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i agree that a PC without a case is going to work fine, might create some dead-spots, but since its in the open air it will dissipate as hot air rises. main concern is dust any other thing that can get onto your PC, like for example a pet.
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Great idea, let's spend 66$ on air instead!
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Ever heard about air compressors? Afaik, every man has one.

So lets spend even more on an air compressor.

Funny.


Those datavac's are great. I've been meaning to get one for some time but finding one in the UK is a pita.
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you're just saying that because you are a intel fanboy, you want me to fry my VRM's and kill my CPU so it directly costs AMD money to replace it which benefits your capitalist agenda

LOL wth? I swear OCN has more trolls on it by each day.
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post #27 of 34
you might think im joking but im not, i use vacuum cleaner and hair dryer (blow cool air) to clean my rig...biggrin.gif
    
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post #28 of 34
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I use a vacum with a long hose so I don't damage my hard drive.
post #29 of 34
Dust might be a problem so you'll have to clean your rig regularly.
It also depends a lot on the area you're living in. London has a different climate than Hungary, and even that is different from New York or LA.
It also depends on the temperature of the room. And the temperature outside, because if it's warmer outside than inside and you open your windows so create some airflow, you'll just be bringing in warmer air.
 
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post #30 of 34
depends on the room temps. i remember i had better temps without a case.
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