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Well placing a 200mm fan in front of the vrm heatsink dropped cpu temps about 12C biggrin.gif
Thank you so much guys!
I'm now thinking of watercooling the motherboard after seeing these results!
post #22 of 29
Is your CPU delidded? Intel CPUs can be a nightmare for overvolting if you don't delid.

Not sure I'd order that radiator from PPCs solely because the radiator you linked is clearly the Phobya Xtreme Nova, but the page's description says it's a MagiCol Xtreme Nova. I have a feeling PPCs may be trying to do what they did with the G-Vans/Lamptron controller and sell you it as a phobya, then give you a magicool product. Just be sure to double check your sales confirmation if you order from there.

If it is indeed the Phobya radiator though, I'd definitely recommend it. I own the Phobya Xtreme 480 which is basically a smaller version of that, and it's great. Phobya products are some of my personal favorite, as they always seem to be GREAT quality. It's basically a glorified over sized Phobya G-Changer, but it's a good performer, and has nice build quality.
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^^^^

at least read the last post smile.gif
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^^^^

at least read the last post smile.gif

The irony here is I read through every post but that one. XD
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Actually, it must have been a placebo effect...my temps are back to 90C even with cooling on the heatsinks.
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Actually, it must have been a placebo effect...my temps are back to 90C even with cooling on the heatsinks.

biggrin.gif well then my question stands, is your CPU delided?
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biggrin.gif well then my question stands, is your CPU delided?

You cant delid a 3930k. That false info guys can kill components. Pls research before you post something so dumb
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I just tried removing 3 of my ram sticks and leaving one on the right side of the mobo (1 x 8gb stick). Temps went down from 84C to 76C for the same duration in Intel burn test.
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You cant delid a 3930k. That false info guys can kill components. Pls research before you post something so dumb

I do apologize. Intel models throw me off, I didn't know Sandy Bridge went into the 3k model numbers. Why on earth did they skip 28xx-29xx? That is just plain silly.

Again, I do apologize.

Anyways, back to the OP: How long ago did you fill your loop?
What did you fill your loop with when you added components?
When was the last time you cleaned your loop/waterblocks?

You may have scaling/gunking over your CPU block, which makes for a piss poor thermal conductor. Your GPU temps are normal so it's something on the CPU end, not the entirety of the loop.
Edited by ZytheEKS - 9/15/13 at 7:49pm
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