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How can the idles be lower than ambient
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Originally Posted by Longer Shot View Post
Wow nice!

Old temps
40-42c idle
54-57c load
ambient 46c

New temps
36-37idle
51-52c load
ambient 42c but better
Way to go! That'll keep the other components from overheating too. The only way I found out was when I picked up the box and the picture showed it facing the opposite of the way I installed it. It works a lot nicer when it's blowing the hot air out the back.
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How can the idles be lower than ambient
Not sure if in speedfan whether ambient is temp 1 or temp 2... temp 1 says 43c temp 2 says 37c
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