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post #1 of 12
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Ambient: 21-22c
Idle: 29-32c
Load(dual prime): 49-51c

Right now I'm pushing 1.44v through it, clocked to 2.9GHz. With my case panel off, the load temp drops to the 46-48 range.

Cooling is a TT BT, stock fan, two stock Lian-Li 120mm fans, and an 80mm undervolted Ultra-Speed Panaflo on top. The AS5 is fresh(not yet cured).

What do you guys think? Are these temps alright? If not, how should I improve them(simplest ways first)?

Thanks,
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post #2 of 12
I'd say you're doing all you can at the moment to keep it cool.

If you want to go extreme, though, you could take a house fan and just have that baby blowing into the open side of the computer. That can help tremendously.

I mean, I think there was a person on this form who connected a bunch of Mountain Dew boxes and made a tunnel out of them so that he could channel a/c air directly into the computer. lol
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I know a better CPU fan would probably do me good. What about better case fans, will those make a difference?
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post #4 of 12
Your temps are fine now. You won't be able to get much more of an OC without watercooling (good watercooling, not just some kit) or something else thats better than air (or a house fan, they really help).
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post #5 of 12
Im sure you could drop temps maybe 5 degrees by lapping the hsf and getting a higher cfm fan. thats like 5-15 bucks for the fan, and 15 or so bucks for a lapping kit. As long as the case fan's are making a good wind tunnel inside the case, it should be fine. Let us know how the temp's react to the lapping and higher cfm fan.
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post #6 of 12
your case fans seem to be giving a nice ambient. your Heatsink Fan would probably improve your load temps along with lapping your cooler.

Good luck!
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post #7 of 12
Lap your big typhoon. You'll notice a huge drop in temps, since Thermaltake seems to use chainsaws to get their contact surface finish.
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Lap your big typhoon. You'll notice a huge drop in temps, since Thermaltake seems to use chainsaws to get their contact surface finish.
LMAO! Yes, do that. My 9700 was like a mirror when I got it. At 3.0Ghz I'm at 25C idle and 36C load.
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post #9 of 12
Upping to a Silverstone 121 works well too
    
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post #10 of 12
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http://www.frozencpu.com/products/28...pping_Kit.html

That a decent lapping kit? Or can someone recommend me a better one?
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