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Passive temps same as Med YL temps? :confused:

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Well early this week I changed from YL low speed fans to YL med speed fans expecting a drop in temps. Even after adding shrouds I experienced very minimal temp drops. So tonight I ran occt twice, once with YL med fans, once passive. The temp curves for both were almost identical, fluctuating 1-2c at times. Right now the rad is mounted at the top of my case internally. Fans are pushing outside air into the rad. I'll try switching directions, but other than that does anyone have any ideas? I am almost 100% positive that the radiator has been fully bleed. When the case was empty I un-mounted the rad and turned it every which way until bubbles stopped flowing from the loop. Even vigorous shaking didn’t yield any more bubbles.
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What radiator are you using?

Also, the E7200 does not put out that much heat at all, so you are no where near maxing out your rad unless you're on a TT 120 rad.
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The rad you are using and temps would be nice. Some rads need 90+cfm to really shine. The medium yl don't put out that much air.
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Yeah, sorry about that.
Rad: MCR320
Blocks: Dtek V2, MCW30
Pump: MCP350
Res: DD Bay Res
CPU: E7200@3.8 1.29 Vcore

Idle is about 35-37c. Max load on OCCT is 55c. Temps in game are mid 40s.
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You're heat load is too small to measure. Keep the low speeds on there with the shrouds and call it good. You'll notice more of a change with a weeks worth of dust buildup...
    
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