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post #11 of 31
yeah that must be it!...i have 4 120mm fans oriented directly for the CPU (intakes and exhaust) only, and my temps are 35/60!..
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post #12 of 31
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It's comfortable in my room. Not too warm, not too hott lol. But my case has excellent airflow and I've heard that this 9700 depends largely on airflow. Here's what it looks like before I installed the Zalman.

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post #13 of 31
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Quote:
Originally Posted by gmaurice134567 View Post
yeah that must be it!...i have 4 120mm fans oriented directly for the CPU (intakes and exhaust) only, and my temps are 35/60!..
WOAH! I was cooler than that with my AC PRO! You may need to tweak your airflow. You have any pictures we can take a look at? And maybe it is just a lot warmer where you computer is in your house. But 60C seems way too hott for me!
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post #14 of 31
Ive got 2 120's blowing right into the zalman...and 2 right directly behind it exhausting the air...but i would have expected more of a drop from removing the IHS, it was like 1-2 degrees..maybe that.
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post #15 of 31
Nice temps.

So how is that cooler different from the 9500? Just bigger?
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post #16 of 31
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Originally Posted by CWell1337 View Post
Are they really Dim LEDs? Cause I can't even tell if they're on through my red tinted window lol.
To get the LED's brighter, you need to turn up the fan speed.

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Nice temps.

So how is that cooler different from the 9500? Just bigger?
Bigger in size and a bigger fan...
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post #17 of 31
Or you could take off the FanMate and see if you get even lower temps, along with brighter LEDs.
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lol I ttok the side off of my case and I can't see the LEDs now. My red tinted window turns it red so I really can see it with the side on!
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Core #1| 27 °C (81 °F)
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post #20 of 31
Quote:
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To get the LED's brighter, you need to turn up the fan speed.


Bigger in size and a bigger fan...
Also has thinner fins then 9500 so there are more of them.
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