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My A70 finally came, results and pic inside.

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I refer you back to this thread for the heat problems with my phenom 2 cpu/ cooler. http://www.overclock.net/amd-cpus/94...5-too-hot.html

So following advice, I purchased a A70. Came after a week after a long wait:




Inside the really tight case, yeah I know messy.




Test Results

Idle Stock cooler:

Idle A70:


Load Stock cooler:

Load A70:



It is around 2-3c cooler when idle, under load it is around 20-25c cooler.

So now I can finally overclock this thing.
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Looks good! The only thing I would recommend, if your motherboard supports it, going horizontal with the fan instead of Vertical so that it isn't blowing hot air up into the PSU and is blowing it out towards the exhaust fan Its always nice when you buy something and actually see a difference immediately!
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Looks good! The only thing I would recommend, if your motherboard supports it, going horizontal with the fan instead of Vertical so that it isn't blowing hot air up into the PSU and is blowing it out towards the exhaust fan Its always nice when you buy something and actually see a difference immediately!
Yeah, I agree. Ill do that sometime in the future as thatll involve removing the mobo and rotating the bracket.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by appleg33k85 View Post
Looks good! The only thing I would recommend, if your motherboard supports it, going horizontal with the fan instead of Vertical so that it isn't blowing hot air up into the PSU and is blowing it out towards the exhaust fan Its always nice when you buy something and actually see a difference immediately!
OP, congrats on the a70. it really is a great cooler. check out the guide in my sig to mount the a70 horizontal. take care
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My A70 is awesome! So is yours! I think its just A70's in general.

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post #6 of 12
grats op
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Congrats on moving into happy cooling land. As I said I both love and hate this cooler, so hope you enjoy it (and maybe even hate it) as much as me.

Quote:
Originally Posted by GMcDougal View Post
OP, congrats on the a70. it really is a great cooler. check out the guide in my sig to mount the a70 horizontal. take care
wow awesome, wish I had seen this before I totally reworked my system to accommodate the vertical setup. Good job man, +1 for your work, even if it's too late for me
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post #8 of 12
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OP, congrats on the a70. it really is a great cooler. check out the guide in my sig to mount the a70 horizontal. take care
Great guide, I might do it in the future. Although currently, I have a back fan as you can see in the pic blowing sideways on the cooler aswell, which seems to be working effectively.
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post #9 of 12
Why is your rear case fan set to intake?
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Congrats on moving into happy cooling land. As I said I both love and hate this cooler, so hope you enjoy it (and maybe even hate it) as much as me.



wow awesome, wish I had seen this before I totally reworked my system to accommodate the vertical setup. Good job man, +1 for your work, even if it's too late for me
Do you hate it because of the noise? I sure do. Ive put the resistors in and it has made a difference.
Q fan seems to have no effect on the fan speed.
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