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post #17652 of 28613
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Vertex 2 60gb x2 raid 0
That is nice and fast. For the people that don't know how fast, here is my WD 1TB Blacks x2 in raid 0.
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So I got curious...

I took a standard sheet of 8 x 11 note paper, and slapped it up against my side panel on my Scout, while the two side fans were running, essentially blocking off their air flow. The suction from the fans held the paper in place, and...

My noise decreased quiet a bit, but more importantly...

My Video Card Temp dropped a fell 10c almost immediately! It was running at 58c on default stock settings, while running Second Life, and then it dropped to 47c within 2 - 3 seconds of covering the airflow from those side fans.

Removing the sheet of paper and the Video card immediately climbed back up to 58c... and then putting the paper back, and again, within 2 -3 seconds it drops to 47c!

It had little to no effect on my CPU Temps, I think I maybe only saw a flucuation of only about 1c either way on the CPU...

But the Video card dropping a full 10c within seconds, is in my opinion somewhat remarkable, especially considering I'm using MSI Afterburner to overclock it! If going without Side Fans, and blocking off those vents or not having them at all makes that much of a difference on the Temps on my Video Card, then I am now convinced!

I'm taking these side fans out, and replacing that plexie with a solid sheet as soon as I can afford to get one made for me!
Edited by cjc75 - 1/28/11 at 9:44pm
     
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post #17654 of 28613
Quote:
Originally Posted by cjc75 View Post
So I got curious...

I took a standard sheet of 8 x 11 note paper, and slapped it up against my side panel on my Scout, while the two side fans were running, essentially blocking off their air flow. The suction from the fans held the paper in place, and...

My noise decreased quiet a bit, but more importantly...

My Video Card Temp dropped a fell 10c almost immediately! It was running at 58c on default stock settings, while running Second Life, and then it dropped to 47c within 2 - 3 seconds of covering the airflow from those side fans.

Removing the sheet of paper and the Video card immediately climbed back up to 58c... and then putting the paper back, and again, within 2 -3 seconds it drops to 47c!

It had little to no effect on my CPU Temps, I think I maybe only saw a flucuation of only about 1c either way on the CPU...

But the Video card dropping a full 10c within seconds, is in my opinion somewhat remarkable, especially considering I'm using MSI Afterburner to overclock it! If going without Side Fans, and blocking off those vents or not having them at all makes that much of a difference on the Temps on my Video Card, then I am now convinced!

I'm taking these side fans out, and replacing that plexie with a solid sheet as soon as I can afford to get one made for me!
Before you replace the side panel try it with the fans removed but the fan holes open then blocked to compare that. It's quite possible that you'll get better temps with the fans out, but the fan holes open. That's normally been my findings with most cases since instead of forcing air through them you are just allowing it to flow as needed in response to the rest of the airflow.
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post #17655 of 28613
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cjc75 View Post
So I got curious...

I took a standard sheet of 8 x 11 note paper, and slapped it up against my side panel on my Scout, while the two side fans were running, essentially blocking off their air flow. The suction from the fans held the paper in place, and...

My noise decreased quiet a bit, but more importantly...

My Video Card Temp dropped a fell 10c almost immediately! It was running at 58c on default stock settings, while running Second Life, and then it dropped to 47c within 2 - 3 seconds of covering the airflow from those side fans.

Removing the sheet of paper and the Video card immediately climbed back up to 58c... and then putting the paper back, and again, within 2 -3 seconds it drops to 47c!

It had little to no effect on my CPU Temps, I think I maybe only saw a flucuation of only about 1c either way on the CPU...

But the Video card dropping a full 10c within seconds, is in my opinion somewhat remarkable, especially considering I'm using MSI Afterburner to overclock it! If going without Side Fans, and blocking off those vents or not having them at all makes that much of a difference on the Temps on my Video Card, then I am now convinced!

I'm taking these side fans out, and replacing that plexie with a solid sheet as soon as I can afford to get one made for me!
This is what is going on.
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Well almost all my parts are sitting at my house except, 1 6870, my 2nd ssd for raid, mi I/o shield for mb, and my new hs. Most of the parts im waiting on will arrive on monday but the ssd and gpu wont till thursday/friday
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So after several hours...2600K running at 4.8GHz @ 1.42v and ~70c after 30 minutes of prime. Good?
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