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Running PSU as exhaust drops temps by about 2 degrees for me.

The largest impact should be with regard to motherboard temperatures smile.gif
I didn't get any change, mine runs at about 25 degrees regardless of whether PSU is exhaust, with the CPU at 4.1GHz@1.18V.
 
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post #3982 of 10067
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I didn't get any change, mine runs at about 25 degrees regardless of whether PSU is exhaust, with the CPU at 4.1GHz@1.18V.

Hmm, I saw sizable improvements in that department, but there are many variables and uniqueness among setups. The old saying "YMMV" applies smile.gif
     
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post #3983 of 10067
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I didn't get any change, mine runs at about 25 degrees regardless of whether PSU is exhaust, with the CPU at 4.1GHz@1.18V.

Hmm, I saw sizable improvements in that department, but there are many variables and uniqueness among setups. The old saying "YMMV" applies smile.gif
Indeed. My case has quite a bit of airflow already, unfortunately it's negative pressure, so I have to clean my case once a week to keep the dust out frown.gif
 
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post #3984 of 10067
Lost 10C switching it around. That puts me at 85C running stock. That really makes me want to get a 620, but then I don't know where I'd put my HDD. Nothing has worked for me so far.

BodenM, keep in mind the differences in cases.
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Does anybody here know of a CPU cooler that will fit my sig rig?

Intel stock is a bit loud, because the PWM on my MB sucks. Bear in mind its only to cool an i3 so it doesn't have to perform that well, it just has to be consistently quiet.

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Rear of case showing max allowable height of cooler -By my estimate it is 800mm:

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Scythe Kozuti would serve your needs just fine. If you want super low profile I like the Silverstone NT-07.
     
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I used to own an ECS H67H2-I and used a Samuel 17 with a Slip Stream PWM (SY1225SL12LM-P). I'm sure an H60 would work as well, but you did mention not wanting to spend too much, so I'd go with a cheap cooler coupled with the Slim Stream I mentioned . What's your budget?
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Scythe Kozuti would serve your needs just fine. If you want super low profile I like the Silverstone NT-07.

I would think the 80mm fan on the Kozuti would be far from quiet, but I could be wrong. No idea on the SS cooler.

Edit: The only thing I dislike about the Samuel 17 and a few other low profile coolers would be the mounting being a pain. It's best to turn the board upside down and push two of the four pins threw the board (pre-threaded), so you can screw it into the heatsink.
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Does anybody here know of a CPU cooler that will fit my sig rig? Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Intel stock is a bit loud, because the PWM on my MB sucks. Bear in mind its only to cool an i3 so it doesn't have to perform that well, it just has to be consistently quiet.
Board:
356
Rear of case showing max allowable height of cooler -By my estimate it is 800mm:
500

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Originally Posted by armourcore9brker View Post

Scythe Kozuti would serve your needs just fine. If you want super low profile I like the Silverstone NT-07.

My choice would be a Prolimatech Samuel 17 - 45mm height all by itself (70mm with a 120mm fan).
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Thanks very much guys!

An H60 could be a good bet. Or the Kuhler 620.

The Samuel looks super good, but I'm guessing it'll be expensive.

I haven't set myself a budget as of yet, but I wouldn't like to spend toooo much, I'm in New Zealand, so everything costs a little bit more, so I'd probably want to cap it at 70nzd. Which would probably be the equivalent ofa 40/50usd cooler over in the states, considering the prices here.
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post #3990 of 10067
Sameul 17 is $40-50 USD, though I did get my brand new (open box) for $20 USD. Regardless of which cooler you go with, I strongly recommend the Scythe fan mentioned above (0-1500rpm and quiet).
    
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