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watercool your PSU]

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cant you just mod it by cutting a hole and attaching your own fan? lol
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yea, the power-brick? if u make a fan, u would have to place it in the right place because it could disrupt the air-flow, just proper planning, and if ur gonna do that then you might as well as water cool the whole thing.
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if you guys ever open your 360 and feel the heatsink it will almost burn you. im surprised it is designed to run this hot
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mine never gets hot. I don't know whats with yours but mine always is room temp even when playing GOW
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if you guys ever open your 360 and feel the heatsink it will almost burn you. im surprised it is designed to run this hot
No ****. A xbox 360 is basically a computer try touching your PC heatsink that wil ldo the same

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u dont need to go that far, im tired of hearing people say there xbox just "fried" all by itself just overheated, there dumb for not taking care for it.
Very much agreed. People must remeber that xbox 360 are computers and cant handel being moved around alot and not only are they computers , their also badly cooled ones so if your not stupid and keep it in one spot all the time and dont fool with it and read the manaual to prevent messing up stuff you will be fine.

oh yeah if your xbox 360 does break than its a defect most people are confusing people who dont take care of their 360 and people who got bad ones
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Originally Posted by bblackmon19 View Post
No ****. A xbox 360 is basically a computer try touching your PC heatsink that wil ldo the same
It'd better not!! If your heatsink on your processor is that hot there's something wrong. Either your fan isn't strong enough or your heatsink is being completely overwhelmed.
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They designed to the thing to be quiet too, so cooling is really at a bare munimum. Even then though, mine has only frozen once in six months. Just give it some room to breathe just like your PC and it will be fine.

If it's still overheating and you're A) not afraid to void your warranty and B) not afraid of EM radiation, then open it up and remove all the metal shielding inside. It'll breathe a lot better.
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Originally Posted by bblackmon19 View Post
No ****. A xbox 360 is basically a computer try touching your PC heatsink that wil ldo the same
the Scythe Infinity Heatsink on my computer isnt hot to the touch at all...... in fact, my computers core temperature is at 32 degrees celcius and its running overclocked at 2861mhz opposed to its stock 2200...
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copper dissipates heat better then allum.
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