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I plan on buying a new cpu soon to replace my 955 c2. I'll be putting the old chip in a computer i built for my mom and i have a coolermaster tx3 laying around. the case im using sucks for air flow but i'll be using a side fan for intake (92 or 80mm i dont know yet) and a 92mm exhaust. will this be sufficient enough for this chip if i undervolt it a bit and run CnQ?
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you cant pop a fan on the heatsink and then run it at stock volts with a mild overclock?
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my mom doesnt need an overclock at all. this is for my mom. web surfing and word documents, hence why i want to undervolt and make it quiet with no fan on the heat sink. plus im not sure where the clips are to hold the fan on.
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Knowone can really say for sure because there are so many variables. Give it a try, I would thoroughly test it, simulate max ambient if you can otherwise come back to it and test again when the weather gets warmer. Leave some overhead to allow for higher than expected ambient and dust build up too.
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Originally Posted by janz3n View Post
my mom doesnt need an overclock at all. this is for my mom. web surfing and word documents, hence why i want to undervolt and make it quiet with no fan on the heat sink. plus im not sure where the clips are to hold the fan on.
Get a low RPM fan and use zipties .

Safer that way .
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Delta AFC1212DE 5 x Coolermaster R4 (red LED) Windows 7 Pro Dell U2412M 
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