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Does this look good to use as a VRM fan?

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So before I push my overclock for my FX-6300 from 4.2 GHz to 4.5 GHz I want to put a fan over the VRM heatsink with double sided foam tape for better temperatures because my H80i radiator isn't letting any air get to the VRM heatsink. I filed off some of the stands on the stock AMD heatsink so it would fit better on my I/O panel with double sided tape. How does it look?


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I think just putting a fan facing the heatsinks in that area would have worked more than well enough without the extra modding to them,but being you already did it, might as well keep going, no? biggrin.gif
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post #3 of 6
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Originally Posted by Kuudere View Post

I think just putting a fan facing the heatsinks in that area would have worked more than well enough without the extra modding to them,but being you already did it, might as well keep going, no? biggrin.gif

Yeah but the VRM fan will probably give more direct airflow to the heatsink.
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post #4 of 6
Just use 2 40mm or 2 50mm fans and ziptie them on.
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post #5 of 6
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Just use 2 40mm or 2 50mm fans and ziptie them on.

I don't have those around and I wouldn't be sure where to ziptie them also.
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post #6 of 6
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Okay so I have it mounted. The H80i plus the two radiator fans cover the entire VRM fan, but it should be fine right? The fan works but its a stock fan from an AMD heatsink so its loud.
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