Originally Posted by johnnyfiive
Prior to the water setup at 3.5Ghz it got stupid hot. Idle was 40-45c and load was 60-65C. I never ran it for long periods of time because it got so hot. The cooling setup was a Scythe Katana II and a 120mm fan. With the water setup I'm idling around 30-35c and full load has not passed 47c. I'm in Tucson AZ and its been pretty warm lately, low 80's. My house stays around 74-76F during the day. So 30-35c idle is pretty good.
Ditto - @75f ambient that is a really good delta.
Don't have those ambient temps here in new hampshire atm
Like the added VRM chipset fan.