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post #11 of 18
Yes, as everyone else said, change top to exhaust. Hot air rises so when you have the top as an intake you are fighting against nature instead of working together with it.
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post #12 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by morencyam View Post

I saw my misread fixed it. I still wouldn't call that cooler an "internal exhaust cooler." To me that implied exhausing the internal air out of the case. So basically the only thing different than what I am saying is to leave the radiator as exhaust, blowing the hot air from the GPU through the radiator?

If it were my case, I would cut a hole in front of the PSU and add an intake there as well. Don't know why Corsair didn't already have that area ventilated like they do with most of their other cases
Blowing it out the case is called External Exhaust, if you look for the EVGA GTX460 EE you'll see.
Not necessarily, because the 200mm top will help with exhaust as well. Didn't he say he reseated it and got the same 53C temps again?
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post #13 of 18
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Blowing it out the case is called External Exhaust, if you look for the EVGA GTX460 EE you'll see.
Not necessarily, because the 200mm top will help with exhaust as well. Didn't he say he reseated it and got the same 53C temps again?
Replaced thermal paste and re-seated the block 6 months ago and got the same results. He doesn't say anything about changing fan orientation though.

One more recommendation, regardless of radiator fan orientation, is add another fan to the radiator for push-pull
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Replaced thermal paste and re-seated the block 6 months ago and got the same results. He doesn't say anything about changing fan orientation though.

One more recommendation, regardless of radiator fan orientation, is add another fan to the radiator for push-pull
an SP optimised fan.
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post #15 of 18
Well, seeing as the H60 at one point was working and the CPU was working and he had lower temps I would look at those first.

Is the H60 working properly?

Can you check the temp on all the individual cores? You may have a runaway core. Happened to me, everything is running fine then one day one of my 3570k cores is runaway hot to the point where I can't run a game application with the system shutting down to protect itself.
post #16 of 18
I think the radiator is blocking in the heat. I would go push pull first of all. Secondly I would mount it to the top of the case (if thats possible) and put a fan for extake where the rad is currently sitting. Its better to have more positive pressure (intake) rather than negative pressure (extake). There was a thread about best 800d fan configurations. The 800d is known not to have the best airflow for an aircooled system. Out of many many different configurations the one that gave the best temps by around 4c was one that had all intake with only one extake.

Heres the thread I was talking about: http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?268348-Corsair-800D-Air-Cooling-and-Fan-Configuration-Explored-with-Results
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post #17 of 18
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OK update: I still have no idea what is going on... I figured since the GPU never gets hot (max in the upper 50C) it isn't what is causing the issue... I assumed that the H60 was dead/dying so I took that out and put in the stock Intel cooler I never used (no other coolers on hand) and the temp is still idling very high... But also like before, the cores themselves are not remarkably high at all, while the "CPU" itself is much higher... Could my CPU be biting the bullet? It is idling at the moment and bouncing between 45C-52C

Here are my HWMonitor temps just after installing and restarting my PC:


EDIT: One of my system fans isn't displayed in there, but it is on and at 100% at all times.
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Are you looking at the CPU at the very top or the Core temps? The Core temps don't look too back TBH. Try running Prime95 for a few minutes and post a screenshot of the temps while running
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