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Try it out, see if it helps.
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Wow, nice idle temps for a hot room. My e2180 always idled at round 37, and this room is always at around 20 to 22c.

woo-hoo, another edit: My e8400 is idling at 38c right now, as a matter of fact.
post #13 of 33
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Try it out, see if it helps.
Any recommendations on a fan?

The manual says 80mm, but i measured and 80mm is too small, so i'm guessing i need a 92 mm fan, blue LEDs if possible.
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post #14 of 33
Hey, if the manual says 80mm, then go with it. That's the measurement of the fan, not the size of the fan plus the enclosure thingy it's in.

And yeah. Blue LED's! I love blue led's.
post #15 of 33
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Hey, if the manual says 80mm, then go with it. That's the measurement of the fan, not the size of the fan plus the enclosure thingy it's in.

And yeah. Blue LED's! I love blue led's.
I know that, but it still seems too small haha...i'm gonna dig around and see if i have an old fan laying around just to get an idea haha
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post #16 of 33
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Ok so i found an old fan that still works and it fits...tried it out and it dropped my idle temps by 6C!! Guess my case had horrible airflow or something...lol
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post #17 of 33
Whoa, imagine what a high-end fan with high CFM could do! Possibly knock off another 3-4c?
post #18 of 33
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Whoa, imagine what a high-end fan with high CFM could do! Possibly knock off another 3-4c?
yeah maybe haha. This fan came out of an old HP from like...1997 LOL, couldn't be that great...
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yeah maybe haha. This fan came out of an old HP from like...1997 LOL, couldn't be that great...
Wow.

This is starting to make me wonder what adding fans to my cm690 would do. I currently have it at stock.
post #20 of 33
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Wow.

This is starting to make me wonder what adding fans to my cm690 would do. I currently have it at stock.
I think it depends on how your airflow is at stock.

Like, my case must have had crappy airflow, so it helped a lot, if your case has good airflow, it might not make much of a difference.
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