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Hello, i'm currently making a mod for my ps4, i'm tired of the noise it makes... i want my fans running slow, i have an Alphacool 240 UT60 full copper radiator, i'm pretty sure it can handle the PS4 APU, what do you think ? thanks

PS: i also bought some Alphacool memory heat dissipator.
PS2 : sorry for my bad english
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Originally Posted by pegasuslove View Post

Hello, i'm currently making a mod for my ps4, i'm tired of the noise it makes... i want my fans running slow, i have an Alphacool 240 UT60 full copper radiator, i'm pretty sure it can handle the PS4 APU, what do you think ? thanks

PS: i also bought some Alphacool memory heat dissipator.
PS2 : sorry for my bad english

Have you tried repasting the APU or changing the heatsink fan?
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I tried yes, still make some bad noise, this time i'm gonna watercool it =)

thanks for you answer
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Realistically I think even a 120mm rad could handle the PS4 APU. It has quite a low TDP.
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i've just found that the ps4 have 140w TDP, yes even a 120mm could handle it, so my 240 is kind of overkill but nevermind i'm gonna use it =)
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How are you going to power & control it? Will you have to use an external power source, or does the PS4 use a standard fan header with enough power for everything?
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How are you going to power & control it? Will you have to use an external power source, or does the PS4 use a standard fan header with enough power for everything?

I have an external molex 12v adapter to provide enough power for watercooling pump and fan, basically you can run the ps4 without the fan, of course it will stop cause of the heat but the ps4 allow to run without fan so it's great for watercooling =) the power supply of the PS4 can provide 250watt, i can use it for my pump and fan, but i prefer use a separate power supply.

i also have a tension regulator that allow me to run the fan slowly =)
Edited by pegasuslove - 8/5/16 at 9:43am
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Sounds like a fun project, possible pics of setup or final completion?
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Sounds like a fun project, possible pics of setup or final completion?


yes =)
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I am posting here just to see the finish mod smile.gif

Please post your pictures in this thread when you are done.
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