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well i changed my airflow direction. i now have the stock 780i NB fan cut to pieces and mounted between the cooler and my top 8800 and have a modded 680i fan so its pulling air threw the heatsink and my temps droped from 45C to 38C and the hot air is now going on my CPU cooler. (which can handle it BTW)
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how can having air going from the hot gpu area upwards towards the cpu yeild cooler results? i have a 80mm fan doing the same thing you are and the temp is usually 30-35. i dun remember the temp having hte stock cooler the stock orientation, but the ladder intuitively should cool the nb more than our mods
    
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how can having air going from the hot gpu area upwards towards the cpu yeild cooler results? i have a 80mm fan doing the same thing you are and the temp is usually 30-35. i dun remember the temp having hte stock cooler the stock orientation, but the ladder intuitively should cool the nb more than our mods
you dont have a 780i. the 780i runs alot hotter with the stock style of cooling. my top 8800 runs pretty cool. but you also have to relize that im running sli. thats alot of stress on th northbridge and it heats up and dumps that on my video card and my system becomes unstable.
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my question was: why hot air from your graphics card will cool your nb more than cooler air from near your cpu
    
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my question was: why hot air from your graphics card will cool your nb more than cooler air from near your cpu
because the way its setup the stock NB cooler sucks so much it dosent matter. by reversing the airflow it allows it to be cooler faster. sure if i got the air from my CPU cooler it would run cooler but then my GPU would start to overheat again. the nb is to hot to even touch so the air comming out of that is pretty warm. it made my card idle at 56C compared to 48C like before.
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