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psu can make idle temps go up?

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So today I flipped my psu ( fan now in taking from the inside) and my 7950's idle temps went from 33c to 41c is this normal?
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so the fan is now blowing at the gpu?
if yes, then the airflow in your case is disrupted
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This can be expected. A change in static pressure can have drastic changes to the temperatures of your hardware. Instead of taking air from outside the case, it's taking it from the inside. Thus; creating more of a vacuum then there previously was. AKA, lower static pressure.

Try throwing a 120mm fan as an intake, just to test if that's the exact source of the heat - There could be many variables.
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Originally Posted by [T]yphoon View Post

so the fan is now blowing at the gpu?
if yes, then the airflow in your case is disrupted

no the fan is now a intake below the gpu.
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This can be expected. A change in static pressure can have drastic changes to the temperatures of your hardware. Instead of taking air from outside the case, it's taking it from the inside. Thus; creating more of a vacuum then there previously was. AKA, lower static pressure.

Try throwing a 120mm fan as an intake, just to test if that's the exact source of the heat - There could be many variables.
So I added another 120mm fan as a bottom intake and idle temps are now at 33-35c and my room is hot from a 2 hour battlefield session, alot better then when I was getting 41-43c idle in a cool room. now I need to order some more fans because this one does not fit my color layout.biggrin.gif
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