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You may want to try to space your fans a bit away from the radiator and build a shroud so the total pressure of the fans is spread out over the entire radiator. That'll increase your airflow quite a bit, while also using more surface area of the radiator.
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The GT Stealth already uses a shroud...It lifts the fans off probably ~3/8" or so Should I try for more? It seems kind of futile.
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The GT Stealth already uses a shroud...It lifts the fans off probably ~3/8" or so Should I try for more? It seems kind of futile.
Oh. I guess much more wouldn't really help much.
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The GT Stealth already uses a shroud...It lifts the fans off probably ~3/8" or so Should I try for more? It seems kind of futile.
Ideal distance for fan from rad is about 1.25 inch. (40mm) according to Cathar/Thermochill/XS
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Ideal distance for fan from rad is about 1.25 inch. (40mm) according to Cathar/Thermochill/XS
:\\ You know how they make spacers for carburetors in cars? I think I might be able to get someone to mill a spacer like that to offset the fans, and seal it up nicely...I am not sure though whether I can get ahold of such a big piece of aluminum :\\ I will talk to a friend and see what he can do for it. I sure can't mill it on my mill, way too big a piece.

I am rock-solid stable at 2950 now...I am going to try 2970 and see what happens

Oh, and I'm going to take the TEC off and re-tighten the coldplate and see what happens Hopefully I will be able to get it tighter!
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Hope your OCing proves to be good. Mine is looking kinda grim right now.
    
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Well that sounds like you will break the 3.0 mark on this rig. So far I have nothing exciting to report from deep frozen CPU goodness--except that it is quiet.

Waiting on my new gear to arrive so I can jump on the bandwagon
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Ill RAM timings BURN...
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Ill RAM timings BURN...
I love them too

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Well that sounds like you will break the 3.0 mark on this rig. So far I have nothing exciting to report from deep frozen CPU goodness--except that it is quiet.

Waiting on my new gear to arrive so I can jump on the bandwagon
:\\ I hate waiting on new gear- Get there, already!!!

Tightened down the coldplate to the maximum where I am comfortable having that much clamping pressure on it.

I know I did a bad job with AS5- Some still leaked out the sides, signaling that there is too much on...Next time I drain the loop (never), I will dis-assemble it and re-apply, this time with a better application. I wasn't sure how pitted/grooved/holey (new word) the surface of the TEC would be, so I figured extra would be good. It was grooved in several places, but not enough to warrant that much AS5.

Ceramique also came out the sides, for the above reason.

Dropped down to 15-16C
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Burn I know you like quiet...But if you could stand these fans you would get a lot better static air pressure through your rad....It should help your temp's...Atomic got these and said they were pretty quiet....Panaflo / NMB FBA12G12L1BX 120mm Hydro Wave Bearing Fan w/ RPM 68.9CFM 30dBA
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