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in my sig rig i have everything stock with 1 additional 92mm fan on the side.

140mm front intake
140mm top exhaust
120mm back exhaust
92mm side intake

cooler master hyper 212+ cpu cooler with stock fan

my idle temps without overclocking range from 28C to 32,33C (if the heat in my apartment is on). with the stock fans on my system, is this alright? should it be cooler?

i've read about switching the top 140mm to intake, but that actually increased my temp 2C.
Edited by Stud Muffin - 1/26/11 at 8:02am
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post #2 of 9
well, looks good for me also top should always be exhaust.

simple science. hot air rises.
    
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You always want there to be equal pressure in as pressure out for the most laminar (non-turbulent) airflow. I think that will be fine. Just be sure to monitor CPU temps and you'll be dandy!
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also top should always be exhaust.

simple science. hot air rises.
i agree. but i've read where some recommend switching it to intake and only having the back as exhaust. anyway thanks for your confirmation
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Originally Posted by Don Queso View Post
You always want there to be equal pressure in as pressure out for the most laminar (non-turbulent) airflow. I think that will be fine. Just be sure to monitor CPU temps and you'll be dandy!
cool thanks. i began second guessing myself because i may have put too much thermalpaste on but if the temps seem good i'll keep it as is. thanks
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did you jsut use a small dot in the center and apply pressure when putting the hs on this spreads out the tim effectively
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did you jsut use a small dot in the center and apply pressure when putting the hs on this spreads out the tim effectively
no, and that's why im second guessing myself. i spread about a pea size on using a business card, should have used a smaller amount, and possibly applied it to the hyper 212 and filled in any crevices on it
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idle temperatures doesn't matter
compare it in load
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post #9 of 9
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idle temperatures doesn't matter
compare it in load
yea i realize that and that's actually what im going to do now.

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