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Hey.
Ok so today I got my new PSU - Corsair 620W Modular.

It was an upgrade from the current PSU in my sig rig.
However, i've noticed an increase in temperatures in my GPU's.
They now idle at around 48 - 50 Degrees each whereas before they were idling at around 40 degrees.

Both GPU's have Thermalright HR-03's on them with a fan each.
Similarly, my Core temps have risen by a few degrees. Could this be due to the temperature of my GPU's increasing and the heat not being expelled or could it be due to the new PSU pumping out more heat?

Here's a picture showing what I believe is the air flow of my case.


The dashed line shows a window fan that I can mount either as an intake or exhaust.

When I put my hand in around the area of the Graphics cards, the air is extremely warm and I believe this is affecting my Tuniq's temps.

Also,
would it be better for me to just have the internal fan on the Tuniq and not the External aswell? The internal is a Scythe Kaze 1900Rpm and the External is a Yate Loon.


Small question aside, will using more fan headers create higher motherboard temps? I believe the answer is yes but would benefit from reassurance.


Hope this hasn't been too hard to follow :S Please feel free to ask questions.

Any suggestions or comments are extremely welcome.
Thanks a lot
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post #2 of 9
Did you check your ambient temps?
    
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I think that it's that the PSU isn't blowing as much heat out of the case. I have that same psu and it doesn't push alot of air...
    
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OK, this is just a guess, but it looks like since your 2 GPU fans are pointing at each other that MIGHT be causing an issue. Try swapping the cards out to see if it helps. Your Tuniq should be good like that. IMO.
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post #5 of 9
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Yeh the psu seems a lot hotter than my previous, it's more powerful yes but i'd expect it to expell heat as good.

I'll try putting a fan between the two cards to expell the heat out the empty pci slots.
Maybe that will get rid of it.
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You sure you didnt let any dust/poop inside, and would you say your new PSU shoots out more air or simply gets warmer faster? Other than that, have your drivers changed for the cards, and maybe the fans are on not as high as before? Other than that, there is ambient temps going up...
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Well the ambient temps are pretty much the same as yesterday (when I ran my older psu)
Both fans are on full settings for the GPU's and im idling at 46 - 48.
The 2 intakes at the top don't have any filters on.
Tomorrow i'll try the fan mod i've spoken about (UK so times 1:32 am )
and i'll experiment with the top 2 fans.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by warnesey333 View Post
Well the ambient temps are pretty much the same as yesterday (when I ran my older psu)
Both fans are on full settings for the GPU's and im idling at 46 - 48.
The 2 intakes at the top don't have any filters on.
Tomorrow i'll try the fan mod i've spoken about (UK so times 1:32 am )
and i'll experiment with the top 2 fans.
Alright, try something like this, helped me chop off around 5C.
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post #9 of 9
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think I know what that is without even clicking on it
Yeh that was the initial idea, just an issue with my Hard Drives as the wires are so close to my 8800's
Will take some pics tomorrow n see what happens with my temps.
Thanks for the replys
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