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I did that with some zip ties, only worked ok.

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Originally Posted by hakz View Post

thats a fairly difficult thing to mount, no? I'm a bit scared of scraping the board. tongue.gif

The board (MSI Fusion 870A) and CPU (AMD x2 555) where free so that took out some fear. Being its a MSI board I half expected it to catch on fire on first boot. I also put electrical tape on the board so no metal can touch the board. Tomorrow I put in the other power supply and the 8800GTS 640mb. devil.gif
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Being its a MSI board I half expected it to catch on fire on first boot.

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don't forget the footage! biggrin.gif
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MY GTS250 used to run hot in my small case so THIS HELPED ME DROPPED 8c .this was one of my first rigs at the time_
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^^ haha, that's a good idea. I use to open my window durring winter, and put my computer right next to the window to see how much cooler my components can get. I dont remember the exact numbers, but it definitely brought the temps down. biggrin.gif
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^^ haha, that's a good idea. I use to open my window durring winter, and put my computer right next to the window to see how much cooler my components can get. I dont remember the exact numbers, but it definitely brought the temps down. biggrin.gif
LOLS ur lucky U GOT WINTER!! i live in the CARIBBEAN HOT!! so i try all sorts of stuff to see my temps drop XD
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LOLS ur lucky U GOT WINTER!! i live in the CARIBBEAN HOT!! so i try all sorts of stuff to see my temps drop XD

yeah , here in puerto rico , if its below 80 in Metro area . is the apocalypse or something , its always between 87-93 . and on summer , its not that hot like in texas because we got the breeze from the ocean and that helps some , but it tops the 100s , its just that the wind helps here biggrin.gif
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MY GTS250 used to run hot in my small case so THIS HELPED ME DROPPED 8c .this was one of my first rigs at the time Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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Did you ever have any issues with moisture or condensation? That would be my biggest fear if I was doing something like this. Well, that and thieves breaking in through the open window tongue.gif
     
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I can see my temps drop by as much as 10C by just opening my window in the winter time.

or if i have the fan in my window exhausting air with all the other windows open (like i do right now; still gets chilly ) i see it drop by about 5


right now im sitting at a perfect 25 idle (ussualy closer to 30 )
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I can see my temps drop by as much as 10C by just opening my window in the winter time.

or if i have the fan in my window exhausting air with all the other windows open (like i do right now; still gets chilly ) i see it drop by about 5


right now im sitting at a perfect 25 idle (ussualy closer to 30 )

I used to idle at 17c from dec-feb
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