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One more question....I have my cpu heatsink fan turned down a little in the bios. It's an after market heatsink made by Scythe USA....is it ok to crank up the fan and it be running high all the time?

I'm asking because it might allow me to OC and keep the temps down a little.

The more mhz the merrier! Aka the cooler the merrier! I just have mine silent because I can with california ambients of 70f
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I'm in Texas....and it's bastard hot here. The cool weather is coming though...can't wait!
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The more mhz the merrier! Aka the cooler the merrier! I just have mine silent because I can with california ambients of 70f

I was just wondering if running it high all the time would wear it down.
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The more mhz the merrier! Aka the cooler the merrier! I just have mine silent because I can with california ambients of 70f

I was just wondering if running it high all the time would wear it down.

Well more strain on bearings but replacing a fan is within your budget in a year or two is it not?
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Well more strain on bearings but replacing a fan is within your budget in a year or two is it not?

Yes....don't think that would be a problem. smile.gif

Just wouldnt want it to die on me and burn up my board.
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