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Hooray, I finally saw the light and bought aftermarket cooling

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I have never bought aftermarket cooling before and one day I got fed up at the heat that my PC was enduring and so I did a little project today and these are the results:

Before (with stock CPU/GPU heatsink fans):


After (with ARCTIC COOLING aftermarket CPU/GPU heatsink fans):
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835186134
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835186026


I dropped 20C on the CPU and about 30C on the GPU for about $60! This is a good day for me

Whoops I accidentally put this in milestones. Can someone move this?
Edited by Gearbox - 2/18/09 at 12:58am
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Come talk to me when you got a watercooled harddrive and memory bro...

LOL just kidding ^ Joke intended with that one.

nice, glad to see you came off the stockness
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Nice results!!
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noice congrats on the vision of a greater future
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