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post #2901 of 6380
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420
Yes ... I used paint ... lol !! ...
I was going to use the Golf Ball fan for looks at the front of the rad (black border with grey center and stripes) ... and the antec fan at the back in pull mode (pink block with stripes) ...
I don't know how else 2 make a black rad look good and not get damaged in transportation while being in the front of a white case ... redface.gif

so you are trying to put your GPU on liquid using 3 x 5.25 bays? in that case, i'll recommend you reverse the airflow and make it an exhaust port instead of intake.
post #2902 of 6380
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my bad biggrin.gif thought we were talking about the RV02-E biggrin.gif however what i said still hold true for the most part. the RV03 is still designed with positive pressure in mind(even tho there is far too many leakage points in the case for it to retain much of that pressure)

So basically, I should be just fine with the stock fan that came along with the RV03? smile.gif
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post #2903 of 6380
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So basically, I should be just fine with the stock fan that came along with the RV03? smile.gif

depends on what you have in the system. just remember, the majority of the heavy lifting is done by the AP181's the exhaust fan is simply there to create a low pressure zone to let the air inside the case know where to flow towards. always remember air flows from high pressure to low pressure
post #2904 of 6380
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depends on what you have in the system. just remember, the majority of the heavy lifting is done by the AP181's the exhaust fan is simply there to create a low pressure zone to let the air inside the case know where to flow towards. always remember air flows from high pressure to low pressure

Yeah, well, I got a setup like this:

2x AP181s bottom intake
1x Arctic Cooling F12 top, front intake
1x Apevia CF12S-UBL bottom, front intake
1x Coolink SWiF2-120P rear intake
1x Arctic Cooling F12 side intake
1x Silverstone FN-121 top exhaust

My Noctua NH-D14 has the following setup

NF-P12 ---> NF-P14 ---> NF-P12 - from bottom to top


Has it anything to say at all? smile.gif
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post #2905 of 6380
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And I thought I had OCD.... rolleyes.gif

Not really OCD... I just like it to be clean.

reallllly clean.
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Yeah, well, I got a setup like this:
2x AP181s bottom intake
1x Arctic Cooling F12 top, front intake
1x Apevia CF12S-UBL bottom, front intake
1x Coolink SWiF2-120P rear intake
1x Arctic Cooling F12 side intake
1x Silverstone FN-121 top exhaust
My Noctua NH-D14 has the following setup
NF-P12 ---> NF-P14 ---> NF-P12 - from bottom to top
Has it anything to say at all? smile.gif

well... what's your temp like? sounds like you are trying to fix something that's not broken biggrin.gif unless your CPU is seated improperly or you forgot to put TIM on your cooler you shouldn't be having bad temps at all biggrin.gif
post #2907 of 6380
Well, I'm just trying to see if I have to change anything smile.gif

Hmm... Well, idle my cores stay at 30, 31, 27, 32 (roughly), and when doing heavy gaming it's about 40, 42, 37, 44 (roughly)...

Right now none of my fans are on, and the idle temps are 42, 40, 37, 41 (roughly).

Not OC'd though...



Is that alright? smile.gif
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post #2908 of 6380
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Well, I'm just trying to see if I have to change anything smile.gif
Hmm... Well, idle my cores stay at 30, 31, 27, 32 (roughly), and when doing heavy gaming it's about 40, 42, 37, 44 (roughly)...
Right now none of my fans are on, and the idle temps are 42, 40, 37, 41 (roughly).
Not OC'd though...
Is that alright? smile.gif

in Arizona during the summer, 42C is called ambient temp and 44C is called a hot day:D
post #2909 of 6380
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in Arizona during the summer, 42C is called ambient temp and 44C is called a hot day:D

Oh, well, then I guess there's nothing needing change smile.gif

Is it normal that one core is some degrees lower than the rest?
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post #2910 of 6380
yes. it's normal because most prog's aren't written to take advantage of multi-threading

also most people forget the fact that computer chips aren't made from human skin biggrin.gif what may "feel" hot to human skin is perfectly normal for a silicon chip:)
Edited by psyclum - 2/9/12 at 3:54pm
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