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post #11 of 20
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Originally Posted by Qbert View Post
Progress report:

I OCd to 3.0Ghz and am now seeing a 5C temp drop instead of 6C when I turn on the fan (after 20 mins Orthos load). So it still rocks but looses just a wee bit of effectivenss as we OC:



On a side note, how do you guys think my core0/core1 temps are looking at this OC based on the various monitors shown (with and without fan)?

Can I push it to 3.2Ghz on the Intel HSF or have I reached a limit? Please see my system specs in sig area (note: my vcore is at 1.35v but drops to 1.296v under load).

Thanks!
for max load, those are nice temps.
I think you can oc until you hit 60c max load
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post #12 of 20
get a new cooler anyways! It will lower temps.... longer life, etc....
[plug] i do have a TT blue orb 2 for sale on the cheap [/plug]
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post #13 of 20
Wow, now thats stylish. A simple and elegant solution. Seams to produce relatively good results as well. I think I might try this! (if I do, Ill be sure to post the results).Yey for cheep and effective!
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post #14 of 20
there is nothing lucky about dragons.
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post #15 of 20
You should try one of these. 11,000cfm at 20ft!!
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post #16 of 20
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You should try one of these. 11,000cfm at 20ft!!
Nah, I'd rather not spend another $50 for enough ear plugs to last me that fan's life.
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post #17 of 20
We have one of these setup in our store and I would say its not any louder than stock AMD heatsink at full speed. Its amazing how quiet it is.
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post #18 of 20
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by kennymester View Post
We have one of these setup in our store and I would say its not any louder than stock AMD heatsink at full speed. Its amazing how quiet it is.
Wow, that fan looks cool. May strip the paint off my case though!!

Anyone else have any fan stories?

Cheers!
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post #19 of 20
My special gpu cooling is in my sig rig
post #20 of 20
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Wow, now thats stylish. A simple and elegant solution. Seams to produce relatively good results as well. I think I might try this! (if I do, Ill be sure to post the results).Yey for cheep and effective!
Yes Jaryth, please do and report back your results (pics too if you can please)! Make sure you get a silent one or it may piss you off after a while!
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