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Today I updated my sig rig's case to an nzxt phantom. As I expected the cpu ran a bit cooler (most likely cause i cleaned the dust out) but my gpu is running hotter. On stand by my gpu would mostly run around 36c maxing out at 37c. Now with the exact same settings with the same fan speed it will never drop under 42c. This is not a major problem but any ideas why?

I now raised the fan speed from 75% to 100% and now the minimum is 40c. This is not a big deal it is just kinda odd.

Alright added some pictures of the new case. They are pretty bad because of my current lighting situation (it is 3 am and my light is dim) but I will take some new ones tomorrow.

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These are all the pictures I have. I took a couple more but they are not working.



Edited by awesomator - 12/27/10 at 1:38am
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Anything impeding your airflow to the GPU?
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Anything impeding your airflow to the GPU?
Not that I can see. If anything i would expect it cooler as it now has an open mesh side by it.
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not possible your fan connector for the gpu is a bit loose is it?
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not possible your fan connector for the gpu is a bit loose is it?
I don't think it is.
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post #6 of 6
ok pictures of case with your setup in it...

also with the side panel on...
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