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OK the story is, my PSU has its main fan on the bottom of it so when it gets hot (my comp is on 24/7 so it gets very hot) it heats up everything in my case including my cpu cooler so i plan to turn the PSU upside down and cut a hole in the top of my case so it blows the hot air directly out, also i was thinking of putting pretend "flames" out the top so it looks like its on fire...

So i start when i get home form work tonight, should be very interesting

**UDPSUEF stands for "Upside Down Power Supply Unit Exhaust Flame" im not very artistic in coming up with names **
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Before Pictures.



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Slight change of plan, i added an exhaust fan and turned my cpu cooler around and it dropped the temp of my cpu by 15C now its running at 35C under load.
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Originally Posted by Cryraxz View Post
Slight change of plan, i added an exhaust fan and turned my cpu cooler around and it dropped the temp of my cpu by 15C now its running at 35C under load.


The CNPS series of coolers requires a fair amount of cross-flow for them to function up to par. Having the "pusher" fan up against the VGA card robbed it of any headroom to breath.

Good job on the experimentation of orientation.

You =
Me =

ah...exhaust. Yup - vital.
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Its still a rig is the making, the next step i have is to installing my new water cooling. lol

Going to be alot of fun!!!
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