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post #51 of 89
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I already have it rigged like you showed haha.

Fans are way louder than the pump. Honestly my sp120 fan is the loudest out of all 6 of them.
Theres an intake fan in the 5.25 bay btw

Auto clocked it to 4.2@1.26v using the profiles my mobo has in the bios for fun.
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OK soz, maybe try removing the stuff i crossed in red, could you try putting all the fans to an 'acceptable' (comfortable maybe) level and see if the pump noise stands out.
Pls no, don't auto OC, y u do dis :-C ?
 
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I turned them to low and still couldn't hear the pump. The pump on this little sucker is quiet. I even made sure that the fan header I have the pump plugged into is set to maximum.

btw, I wouldn't cut out the parts you marked off. on the right is my hard drive bay, and on the left is a wall that keeps the drive and psu heat away from the main components. The hard drives and psu are cooled by their own intake fan. in the middle (by the GPU) I actually have it set as an exhaust fan. The GPU is basically pulling air in from below it, pushing it through the sinks, then I have a low speed fan up front to help draft the warm out the front of the case. It seems to be working good. The entire system is pretty cool. Even with the fan speeds set to quiet, using OCCT on the PSU test is only pulling CPU temps up to around 50c with my current overclock. (while drawing 360-370w for the whole system at 100% load)
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Wow, I didn't realize Fallout 4 was so RAM hungry. I've been letting my memory sit at 1600 when I could have put it at 2133 for like 2 years because I'm lazy. Maybe clocking it up where it should be will help me pull some extra juice from my 6300.

Im not sure if AMD processors benefit quite so much, but there's never any harm in getting the most out of what you have smile.gif

OP I'm jealous, it's been a long time since I had that Christmas feeling of so many new boxes. I like a good box, have fun thumb.gif
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This is how my airflow is set up. So far it's working great.


Haha it's been a long time for me too! I was worried I forgot how to build a PC. Took my time, measured lots, cleaned everything. It's been 7 years since I did a full PC build. It was great hearing that little BEEP when I powered it up the first time. I'm at 4.4ghz@1.296v right now running nice and cool~ Once I get my games set up this is gonna be one hell of a rig
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I turned them to low and still couldn't hear the pump. The pump on this little sucker is quiet. I even made sure that the fan header I have the pump plugged into is set to maximum.
ROFL, are the people crying of agony because they find the pump noise deafening equipped with this or what ? Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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The hard drives and psu are cooled by their own intake fan. in the middle (by the GPU) I actually have it set as an exhaust fan. The GPU is basically pulling air in from below it, pushing it through the sinks, then I have a low speed fan up front to help draft the warm out the front of the case. It seems to be working good. The entire system is pretty cool. Even with the fan speeds set to quiet,
i dunno man, maybe everything would be cooler if it was getting arflow from fans i marked (inclding feet+floor intake)
(use 3.5" to 5.5" adaptators for drive bay and PSU air cant be that bad, is it pushing or pulling air from GPU ? maybe you could mod a grill/hole underneath the case, flip the PSU and done)
also wth exhaust front ? pls provide your poor GPU with some fresh air.
Now that the CPU is frosty, it's time to see how the GPU heats up like
edit : TL:DR pic Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

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post #57 of 89
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GPU doesn't heat up lmao. Runs really cool as well.
occt is making it get to 73-74c (hovering) with it boost clocking to 1379mhz while tapping the TDP (I haven't raised it yet either) It's flat out maxing out the card to get those temps. Fan speed is only at 75%

That's after 5 minutes of running it like this.

my exhaust fan is working perfect. Because there's a grill in front it's actual exhaust capability is quite low, its only job is actually to help pull the warm air from the GPU out of the case while the intake fans feed cool air to the CPU. CPU temp is hanging around 40c due to the 35-40% load OCCT is pulling.

according to Kill-a-watt I'm drawing 360w. If the CPU was at full load it should be around 400W for the system

I don't know if OCCT is messing with my temp monitoring or not. it says idle temp is 29c, then as soon as I start the test it spikes (and holds) at around 50c. Gonna find a better program (oh wait, i have a really old version. downloading new version now)
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post #58 of 89
yeah right, the GPU is 'cool' but it wont be long before it gets toasty after a real OC (yes you could always increase fan speed but heh.)
Isn't OCCT cpu heat bench ? try with a real GPU bench like heaven or smth


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a 120 won't fit under the GPU. a 92mm maybe would.
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Wow, you know your case is old when it doesn't have a black painted interior. You plan to replace the case soon?

And the pump on my H55 is only noticeable on first boot. I hear the water rushing through it. After that its just my fans, most of which are silent series fans (Fractal Design) Not to mention mine has been working well since around December of 2013.
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