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Unboxing pics, just got home, so I'll be testing things later on. Need to relax a bit




    
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Looks nice. I remember unboxing mine. It was fun.
Except I did mine on my youtube channel, and I ran out of memory because the camera I was using at the time sucked. So I had to delete some other crap off the camera, and do the video again.
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Fair enough, still I fail to see how TY-140 can be silent at the max 1350RPM. 41dBA according to XBit labs review. These fans are virtually silent up to 900RPM though, less than 33dBA.
"The distance to the receiver of our noise metering device was 150 (±1) mm . . . "

The standard distance - the ones manufacturer specs refer to - is 1 meter, or 1000 mm. There is a proportionality function you can use to compare dB at different distances. I use 10cm (100mm) so that when my meter registers 37dBA I can subtract 20dB to get 17dBA for the standard 1m reading.

I imagine 33dB is very quiet. It's under 20dB at 1 meter.
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Hey guys, I have a question for you. Have any of you mounted 120mmx38mm fan to your cooler's?? If so, what form of mount did you use? Thanks
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So I was going to install the Archon, took everything out of the plastic bag and ***?!



It's missing the applicator!!!!!!
    
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Lulz. It looks short and snubby.
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Ok so far, I've been testing it on a thermaltake armor open, and I'm a bit dissapointed, using 40lbs pressure (I think) and Gelid GC-Extreme, running large FFTs max temp is 68ºC with 25ºC ambient.
I think the "case" is the problem, since theres no air circulation at all, and once I close the side panel temps reach by 5ºC
When I get back my silverstone rv-02e I'll make more tests.
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So I was going to install the Archon, took everything out of the plastic bag and ***?!



It's missing the applicator!!!!!!
You are missing the plunger
    
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I was running a bunch of full load tests a few minutes ago on my OC'd CPU, and I think my temps are waaaay too hot. I'm pretty sure I put too much TIM when I installed the cooler or something stupid like that. Right now, on full load my cores are hitting 72-72-69-73. The reviews show nowhere close to that. This is on an OC'd i7 950 at stock voltage. The idle temperatures are also a bit too hot for my taste - 41-41-43-41. I know the Archon is more than capable of much lower temperatures, especially on stock voltage.

Anyone know why this is?
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