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I forgot my specs, give me some input on what you guys think of my build and specs. biggrin.gif
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Reporting Back: =P
I measured 32mm from the tip of the front plate screw to the tip of the molex power receptacle. And the Height & Width at the front plate, i got 43mm x 147mm. The Front plate sticks out a cpl mm's farther than the pcb on both axis'

okay thanks. but can i get you to make another measurement for me? i want to know the whole deepth. from the tip og screw and to the mounting screw on back you use to mount it in you case.

sorry if my english is a little bad. im from denmark so im trying hard to type smile.gif
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It's about time to redo the loop. I'm adding a HWL Black Ice 120 because it was collecting dust. pix soon
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@RazerJLD Your build looks sweet. Welcome to the club!!

 

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okay thanks. but can i get you to make another measurement for me? i want to know the whole deepth. from the tip og screw and to the mounting screw on back you use to mount it in you case.

sorry if my english is a little bad. im from denmark so im trying hard to type smile.gif

 

I don't have my bay mounts connected to mine. I'm planning on probly custom mounting it. I took the mounts off when i changed the faceplate. But just holding the mounts up right now to where they connect, it seems they add 29mm to the measurement i gave you last night

    
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http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/nepton-280l-tundra-td02-water3.0-pro-reserator3-max,3607-11.html

I have a question folks. If you look at the VRM cooling results in the link above, you'll notice that some coolers result in substantially higher VRM temps. I imagine my Corsair h60 would probably be in that camp. If someone could provide a coherent explanation for why this is the case, I would appreciate it immensely.

I would imagine its because the stock cooler (and other downflow coolers) are designed to blow air down and over the VRM area aswell as the rest of the board. Many tower coolers and all AIO coolers don't have anyway to compensate for the downflow the stock cooler provides, and as the air around it is probably stationary or moving very slowly it heats up quickly. Good case airflow can help in most cases and if it's getting too hot whack a fan pointed directly at it and that should help.
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I would imagine its because the stock cooler (and other downflow coolers) are designed to blow air down and over the VRM area aswell as the rest of the board. Many tower coolers and all AIO coolers don't have anyway to compensate for the downflow the stock cooler provides, and as the air around it is probably stationary or moving very slowly it heats up quickly. Good case airflow can help in most cases and if it's getting too hot whack a fan pointed directly at it and that should help.

My old arctic cooling freezer 13 pro had a little fan at the base which cooled the vrms and socket quite well.
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I would imagine its because the stock cooler (and other downflow coolers) are designed to blow air down and over the VRM area aswell as the rest of the board. Many tower coolers and all AIO coolers don't have anyway to compensate for the downflow the stock cooler provides, and as the air around it is probably stationary or moving very slowly it heats up quickly. Good case airflow can help in most cases and if it's getting too hot whack a fan pointed directly at it and that should help.

I buy your premise but that wasn't indicated by the results. The results compared a tower cooler to 120mm and 240mm AIO coolers. The tower cooler and quite a few of the AIOs maintained very low VRM temps while others did not. So in this case, I don't see how the results can simply be explained by the direction of airflow.
    
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Can you link the source?
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Can you link the source?

Already did but here it is again:

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