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Originally Posted by Nuxly View Post
Is it worth buying a fan to cool the back of the motherboard?
Me personally...I would say no. I bought one and installed it, not even 1c temp change. It did absolutely nothing. That may also be in part because of the bracket I have for the V8. I see you also have the V8

Maybe if somebody has a push pin style CPU cooler it may cool the motherboard more and they might see results.
Edited by TheScOuT - 5/17/09 at 3:34am
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post #4572 of 19729
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Is it worth buying a fan to cool the back of the motherboard?
LOL that was asked like 1 page ago... but yeah if you're looking for lower CPU temps, it's useless. However, it will cool the backside of the motherboard, where the inner layers usually go over 100°C. Unfortunately there's no temp monitors and such...

Basically, it's useless. The motherboards are designed to handle those heat loads. It's also tricky finding a 80x80x15mm fan, since most are 25mm thick. If you can find a 15mm thick 80mm fan and you have money to burn, go for it
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anyone going to add me to the club?

im feeling left out.. lol
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post #4574 of 19729
Here's a link for anyone looking for the fan that fits on the back of the motherboard (80x15)..

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...a83c695b5a8b04

Hope it helps!
Edited by YaGit(TM) - 5/17/09 at 4:38am
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post #4575 of 19729
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Originally Posted by T3h_Ch33z_Muncha View Post
If you can find a 15mm thick 80mm fan and you have money to burn, go for it
Well there's one on the CM's parts shop but I won't go for it if it is useless.
Also, if there back of the motherboard is about 100° hot, wouldn't that mean that there would be a ~100° air current spreading into the case? Or burning my face as my case is right next to me?
post #4576 of 19729
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can you find what the error codes mean?
each one means quite a bit...
havent found any solid answers to them, nor have i figured out one problem that all may be pointing at
post #4577 of 19729
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each one means quite a bit...
havent found any solid answers to them, nor have i figured out one problem that all may be pointing at
you still have the manual that came with your motherboard? normally in the back it has the codes.

here is one of our hot rods

bonus points to any one that can guess what year/motor/ and what we were doing to it.


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you still have the manual that came with your motherboard? normally in the back it has the codes.

here is one of our hot rods

bonus points to any one that can guess what year/motor/ and what we were doing to it.
I know that is a 1980 vette or early 1980 model because in 83 they came out with the edged vette and the flat back. As for the motor that is very hard, i want to say 427 but is it a small block chevy?
Edited by doat - 5/17/09 at 10:21am
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iisnt it a stingray with a 350 or a 400 block?
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im just about ready to strip my rig down and rebuild it in my new CM690... before i do are there any tips/info that would be good to know about this case before i go and do it ??? or is it all just pretty straight forward
Edited by wiggy2k7 - 5/17/09 at 2:00pm
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