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No problem. Before I purchased my GTS I tried to think of the best ways to cool the sucker without actually putting a new heatsink on, and a monster 120mm fan such as the Silverstone seemed like an interesting idea.

That HR-03 does look awfully efficient though .
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post #12 of 16
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No problem. Before I purchased my GTS I tried to think of the best ways to cool the sucker without actually putting a new heatsink on, and a monster 120mm fan such as the Silverstone seemed like an interesting idea.

That HR-03 does look awfully efficient though .
Well my Dusty rig is anything but silent. Well actually it is silent compared to what it used to be. i made some self mod on the power for the fans and made them get 5v instead 12 and the temos are good and its pretty silnt but the fans are 1 year old and some more than that so they are getting noisy. Anyway again good idea to do that. I might do it myself ^^
    
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post #13 of 16
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Oh yeah, I have a pic as well to give you an idea of my placement.



Right on the side, blows the hot air off the top and pushes it sideways to the exhaust.
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post #14 of 16
Ahh I see, thank for the further help. I already have a fan installed like this but its 8mm a lil loud but has 60CFM. Anyway @_@ what kind of CPU heatsink is this and omg such a tidy PC. My eyes! My eyes!!
    
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post #15 of 16
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Thanks for the complement . Actually, I'm not positive of the heatsink brand, it's the stock one that came with my Dell (does a nice job for cooling anyway). That duct that surrounds it is very nice for cable management though; it has various hooks all around it to keep your wires nice and neat.

The real mess of cables is at the top of my case, sitting in my empty optical drive bays.
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post #16 of 16
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Originally Posted by Aura View Post
Thanks for the complement . Actually, I'm not positive of the heatsink brand, it's the stock one that came with my Dell (does a nice job for cooling anyway). That duct that surrounds it is very nice for cable management though; it has various hooks all around it to keep your wires nice and neat.

The real mess of cables is at the top of my case, sitting in my empty optical drive bays.
Oooooo a dell custom made. Sorry I did not realize it was a Dell one. Thought you made it yourself,. Still it looks awesome. Well my dust is pretty messy inside. Chaos is not enough to describe. My Downloader is enough tidy. Well anyway thumbs up again fr both the pc and the help ^^
    
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