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Edit: I have a 10c diff between 2 of the cores on the CPU. Should I reseat the block? And is Thermalright CF-III as good as the TIM corsair used for my H100i?
Thank you very much everyone.
+1 to all.

I think basically any TIM is better than the one that comes with corsair hydro series.
 
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what kind of Cooling is on the GPU's Bradley?

they blower types dumping hot air out the back?

if not you may need to get creative to make sure those GPU's arnt mixing hot air around into the case.
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what kind of Cooling is on the GPU's Bradley?

they blower types dumping hot air out the back?

if not you may need to get creative to make sure those GPU's arnt mixing hot air around into the case.

If it isnt a reference card i doubt it dumps the hot air out the back. By giving the GPU cold air it shouldnt make that much of a difference.
 
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yah im just a little bonkers about non rear blower style GPU cooling. It just makes too much sense to use them.

My wifes 9800GT's with zalman coolers are a nightmare, unless I put a fan blowing air to them directly they start to overheat and so does the processor.

I dont watercool so i cant say that the effect would be comparable with the rad he is using, and I doubt the bottom mounted PSU fan is helping the situation at al..

Guess it depends how much heat his Crossfire setup actually gives off. But if it were me with hi setup I would probobly look to create a shroud to help seperate the GPU air and the CPU air to help exhaust the GPU's better, like out the side etc.
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I turned the rear fan around and reseated the block. My temps are the same. I am at 70c on hottest core at 4Ghz, 1.27vcore, ambient 20+.
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I turned the rear fan around and reseated the block. My temps are the same. I am at 70c on hottest core at 4Ghz, 1.27vcore, ambient 20+.

Well its an h100 what do you expect? Even my air cooler is the same or outperforms an h100.
 
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Good thread!

First glance I see 2x 200mm and 2x 140mm intakes and only 2x 140mm exhaust out through cooler.

Where is all the air from the 2x 200mm fans getting out of case?

Have you tried turning off or reversing your side fan? Might help or it might not. Hard to say.

Might also try removing any unused PCI slot covers and see if air moves in or out of them.

Raising your case so you have 50mm clearance will help the bottom fans with less restriction on their intake air. The area of 140mm circle is about the same as 40mm clearance in front of intake... and 2 side by side loose the area between them (neither can get air from that area) so that make 50mm. wink.gif


All of this sounds logical but airflow is a fickled witch who often does what we can't logically explain. So don't be surprised when she does something strange. biggrin.gif
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