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I've never had an aversion to modding a side panel to incorporate fans (see case modding in sig).

The only way to improve temps would be to mod the side panel, but the aesthetics of the window on this case is curtailing that impulse.

If you are still at 10c over room with side panel off, i don't think fans would help much
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GPU-Z 0.7.8 allows you to enlarge the window vertically so you don't have to take 2 screenshots :)   But only while in the sensors tab

 

My post on the TechPowerUp forums must have inspired someone to make the change :rolleyes: 

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If you are still at 10c over room with side panel off, i don't think fans would help much

In relation to what? Taking side panel off lowered, case, water, CPU and GPU temps.

If you're talking about the water temp, then you are probably right. It put me within 3C of the delta which is not bad though.
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GPU-Z 0.7.8 allows you to enlarge the window vertically so you don't have to take 2 screenshots smile.gif    But only while in the sensors tab

My post on the TechPowerUp forums must have inspired someone to make the change rolleyes.gif  

Good to know!
 
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In relation to what? Taking side panel off lowered, case, water, CPU and GPU temps.

I just mean i'm used to 18-20c temps inside case with cpu load, air cooling. You must have lower than 30c with cpu only load, unless your room is way hotter than mine
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I'm not surprised that your case stays cool with the components you have. As you know, Hawaii is hot and two of them are hotter. Your case is probably better laid out for cooling too.

I started playing around with moar overclocking of the GPUs.

At 1180MHz Core and 1400MHz Memory with Ultra BF4 settings at 140% Resolution Scale (1 hour and 45 min session);



Notice temps are great! Temps on the CPU seem to be dropping off a little in fact.

I will be trying further testing at 150% Resolution Scale and incrementally escalating the GPU overclocks to 1200MHz Core while maintaining 1400MHz Memory. After that, I want to see if I can reduce volts on the CPU.
 
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I'm not surprised that your case stays cool with the components you have. As you know, Hawaii is hot and two of them are hotter. Your case is probably better laid out for cooling too.

you must have way lower water and case temp with only cpu load, it's expected to go wild with like 600 watt of gpu thrown in there
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Increasing Load on GPU will Lower Temps on CPU:

Today, I tested using 150% Resolution Scale in BF4. Ambient temp was 20C and initial water temp was 21.5C. Peak case tempt was 33-34C and peak water temp reached 36.3C.

You know all this started with trying to flat line the GPU Usage in AB. However, it has had another unintended effect. Without realizing it, I touched on it in post #275 when I said "Temps on the CPU seem to be dropping off a little in fact.", and then it was something you said about "CPU load".

So naturally, increasing load on the GPUs not only decreased use of the CPU but by doing so, it also has the benefit of lowering temps on the CPU.

Below, you will notice BF4 Resolution Scale at 100% (post #248), 140% (post #268) and 150%. Yes, case, water and GPU temps rose by a miniscule, and even then CPU temps kept decreasing;

GPUs at 1170MHz Core and 1395MHz Memory with Ultra BF4 settings at 100% Resolution Scale (1 hour and 30 min session)


GPUs at 1180MHz Core and 1400MHz Memory with Ultra BF4 settings at 140% Resolution Scale (1 hour and 45 min session)


GPUs at 1180MHz Core and 1400MHz Memory with Ultra BF4 settings at 150% Resolution Scale (1 hour and 30 min session)


Well now, we can add another trick in our tool belt to decrease CPU temps!
 
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Well now, we can add another trick in our tool belt to decrease CPU temps!

To be honest, i'm not a fan of the "bottleneck your game performance so that the cpu or GPU/s are not used, that will lower the temperature of the underutilized part!" logic biggrin.gif

When i said to raise res scale, i was thinking more towards.. shift from hard CPU bottleneck to utilizing GPU's to increase quality without big performance losses. You kinda took it way beyond what i was thinking, and went quite deep into hard GPU bottleneck (which is not particularly bad, unless you want more FPS and they're not capable of pushing it because you're halfway to 4k resolution)

with your performance data and my initial thought, i would run 1.2, 1.25 or 1.33x res scale (6/5, 5/4 and 4/3 factors for 144%, 156% or 177% GPU load, though i'm not sure if it makes a noticeable difference to stick to these or not)
Edited by Cyro999 - 4/23/14 at 4:57am
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...overclocking continues.

Core 1190MHZ, Memory 1400MHz and 100% Aux Voltage. First time using the Aux Voltage. Without upping the Aux Voltage, BF4/computer would hard lock. Not convinced it is 100% stable yet. Will need to play more at those settings.

After a 1 hour, 20 min session

 
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...overclocking continues.

Core 1190MHZ, Memory 1400MHz and 100% Aux Voltage. First time using the Aux Voltage. Without upping the Aux Voltage, BF4/computer would hard lock. Not convinced it is 100% stable yet. Will need to play more at those settings.

After a 1 hour, 20 min session


Can you push core further than 1190 if you leave memory at stock?
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