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Maybe I'm expecting too much of this setup, I'm not sure. Hw Labs GTX 480 RAd with 4 Kaze 3000's cooling 1 GTX and a 920 at 4.2GHZ. Check the picture.

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Ambient is about 23 to 25C

Edit: Ran EVGA OC Scanner, GPU temps went to around 57 to 59C, something is definently wrong, how can i make sure all air bubbles are out of the RAD and blacks? Also I bought the rad from a member here, Fedex was careless with he shipping and right where the barbs are at is a dent that runs horizontally, could this be effecting temps? With my 450-500 watt heat dump and 4 KAZE 3000's, my water out air in should be 2.97.
Loop order is RES/Pump>GPU>CPU>RAD>pump.
Edited by Tom1121 - 3/20/11 at 2:38am
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temps look pretty good!
    
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temps look pretty good!
Thanks! May I ask what your CPU and GPU temps are?
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Sure, I get between 60-65c on CPU and never seen over 40c on GPU's. That's at a room ambient of 25c or so.
    
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Sure, I get between 60-65c on CPU and never seen over 40c on GPU's. That's at a room ambient of 25c or so.
Nice! Looking at martins Graphs though, it seems I should have better performance, how have you guys been applying temps to GPU's?
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Nice! Looking at martins Graphs though, it seems I should have better performance, how have you guys been applying temps to GPU's?
Gaming for several hours lol! Real world testing

I would say that your GPU is pretty hot when stressed, your temps are completely acceptable IMO
    
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Wow very similar specs as i cheers. what are you using for CPU cooling? I get up to 84C and thats with liquid cooling and a slightly lower voltage.

Edit. lol right there above the pict NM
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i have the XSPC RASA block and a danger den 480 clock, guess I was hoping for something like a 5C over ambient temp load temp lol.
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Bump, I run evga oc scanner and temps go to the high 50s on the gpu, surely a Gtx 480 rad with kaze 3000 can so better, the block mounts are good and I don't see any bubbles in the loop. How can I tell if there is air in the rad or blocks.
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Anyone have any ideas on this? I will try shaking the hell out of the rad later, but I thought I'd have much closer to Ambient temperatures to what I've been getting.
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