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My First Pc builde



Great build. You did a fantastic job with the wiring and coordinating all of your components. thumb.gif
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I am going to go ahead and do a fresh install on the same HDD, just downloaded windows 8 to a usb, and backed up all important docs. Thanks. How often is it that PSU's fail? I was recomended that Rosewill Capstone 550 by the forum here, just hoping the next one works.

Also way off subject but...

Will newegg take my PSU RMA if I don't put it all neatly packaged like it was? No bread ties or plastic wrap...

And the AMD APU I have, is there an interface or configuration I can go into to look at voltage and such of the CPU/GPU for overclocking and making a gaming profile? Kinda like msi afterburner?

Newegg doesn't' care as long as you have the PSU stuffed in the original box. When I returned one of their Rosewill PSU's, I didn't include the screws or power cable and it was fine. As for how often they fail, it depends on the brand you buy. In the case of the Capstone series, it's generally fairly well regarded. You just got unlucky. With most power supply brands, if it works when you start it up, it will probably work for at least 5 years without any worry.
post #3693 of 8407
Okay thanks. my A10 5800k is idling around 40c, is that normal? geminII s524 heatsink...stock case fans
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Okay thanks. my A10 5800k is idling around 40c, is that normal? geminII s524 heatsink...stock case fans

What is the ambient temp?
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How do I get ambient temp? I have hardware monitor, that is what I'm going by. I just took off the cooler and scraped off the thermal paste, and re applied some. I think I put too much arctic silver the first time. This time pea size in middle, put cooler on, slight twist before tighten down. I'm not sure if it is where I have the case at, or that it is the GeminII S524 cooler fan or what. I'm trying to find a way to turn that fan on full blast 24-7 as well as my other fans. I don't know if they adjust or not. I'm new to all of this.

But the EasyTune software that came with my Motherboard says it is at 17C....and 31C system...which one to believe?
Edited by MusicMelody - 6/1/13 at 9:11pm
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How do I get ambient temp? I have hardware monitor, that is what I'm going by. I just took off the cooler and scraped off the thermal paste, and re applied some. I think I put too much arctic silver the first time. This time pea size in middle, put cooler on, slight twist before tighten down. I'm not sure if it is where I have the case at, or that it is the GeminII S524 cooler fan or what. I'm trying to find a way to turn that fan on full blast 24-7 as well as my other fans. I don't know if they adjust or not. I'm new to all of this.

Ambient temperature, aka room temperature, is impossible to obtain with anything standard such as watercooling or air cooling. Cascade and Phase can do it, but that's EXPENSIVE.
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How do I get ambient temp? I have hardware monitor, that is what I'm going by. I just took off the cooler and scraped off the thermal paste, and re applied some. I think I put too much arctic silver the first time. This time pea size in middle, put cooler on, slight twist before tighten down. I'm not sure if it is where I have the case at, or that it is the GeminII S524 cooler fan or what. I'm trying to find a way to turn that fan on full blast 24-7 as well as my other fans. I don't know if they adjust or not. I'm new to all of this.

Ambient temperature, aka room temperature, is impossible to obtain with anything standard such as watercooling or air cooling. Cascade and Phase can do it, but that's EXPENSIVE.
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Can this case fit 2 radiators without modding/tools (dremel ect.). like a 360 top and a 240?
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Anyone else? I have the case fans all hooked into the motherboard plus two AF120's at the front between HDD cage and front mesh
and the cpu fan hooked there too. I'm using a GeminII S524 cooler, help me get these temps down.

I took pictures of my desk area and where my PC is now. Please help me! I will move it if I have to but I don't know where to or where I would have room. I have another case fan that came with this (not enough fan output on motherboard for more than four frown.gif ) as well as a few 120mm 80mm and 90mm fans.

Here are links to pictures

http://s1296.photobucket.com/user/NikRye/media/IMG_0001_zps4be5e180.jpg.html

http://s1296.photobucket.com/user/NikRye/media/IMG_0002_zpsa00a2098.jpg.html

http://s1296.photobucket.com/user/NikRye/media/IMG_0003_zpsadd4b8d9.jpg.html
Edited by MusicMelody - 6/1/13 at 10:34pm
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Can this case fit 2 radiators without modding/tools (dremel ect.). like a 360 top and a 240?
You can fit two 240mm rads with out modding. If you want a 360mm rad you will have to remove a couple rivets that hold a support bracket on 5.25 bays. I have not done this but I believe that is all that needs to be done to fit a 360mm rad in the roof.
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