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Discussion in 'Overclocking & Cooling' started by mysticjon, Feb 25, 2007.

  1. mysticjon New Member

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    basically this thread is meant for us users/members to share how we keep our computers cooled down, whether it be fan, liquid, phase change, peltier, bong, cooled,

    please no arguing in which cooling method is better, just share ur ways thats all :toast: :toast:

    ill start off

    i use liquid cooling for my cooling
    the liquid i use is red line water wetter mixed with water
    i use thermal takes's bigwater 745 cooling system
    the parts i cool down in my computer is my cpu (AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ Manchester 2.2GHz Socket 939 Processor), and my radeon x1900xtx, i have one fan in my computer whihc its job is to pull-out the whatever air is in my comp
  2. freaksavior

    freaksavior To infinity ... and beyond!

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    I use air, 2x250mm, 1 x 120mm, intakes and outtakes, AC freezer pro 7 on a Pentium D 945 and a ac silence 4 on my x800
    Crunching for Team TPU
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    dual antec 80mm rear fans
    cooler master hyper l3 heat pipe socket 775 heatsink/fan


    chris
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    7 x 80mm fans. 4 Intake, 3 Exhaust. Going to get water cooling soon.
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    pt not a suicide-bomber

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    8 fans
    2x140mm fans (psu and front)
    4x120mm fans (cpu, 2xside, rear)
    1x92mm fan (gfx card)
    1x40mm fan (chipset)

    thermalright si-128 and thermalright hr-03 with stock chipset cooling
    edit: almost forgot, my lovely aeroengine 2 aswell :D
    :toast:
    AIR RULES! :D
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  6. zekrahminator

    zekrahminator McLovin

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    Aegis has a lovely quiet-cooling...thing. Or a bunch of them, for that matter.
    2x 120mm case fans, each spin around 1500 RPM.
    1x92mm case fan, same speed.
    Arctic Cooling Silencer 64 on CPU, about 2000 RPM
    Zalman VF-900 on GPU, 2500RPM on high 1500RPM on low
    2x80mm fans in PSU, very quiet

    Darth Flatulence on the other hand...has quite a lot of loud fans :p.
  7. JC316

    JC316 Knows what makes you tick

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    Arctic Freezer Pro 64
    Twin thermaltake 120MM fans
    80MM thermaltake fan
    Antec power supply fans.

    Total CFM = 240CFM
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    2x120mm front,1x120mm rear,arctic freezer 7 pro on cpu.

    cool at 3.5ghz.
  9. mysticjon New Member

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    hey i noticed u all guys do fan cooling ever tried using silenX fans??

    120mm 72CFM @ 14dBA :) no joke '
    u saw it typed rigth 120mm 72CFM @ 14dBa
  10. WarEagleAU

    WarEagleAU Bird of Prey

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    Koolance Exos on my AMD Athlon X2 3800+ (stock speed) idles around 24-25C and load is 29C :).

    VGA has the Artic Cooling Silencer Rev5 Series. NB is standard Asus heatsink fan and my case has two 120mm Blue LED Antec TriCool fans, one Side intake 120MM Tricool Antec Fan, one top mounted outtake 200MM Tri Cool Antec fan. Rear has Blue Led 120MM Tricool Antec Fan,.
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    120mm Intake on front - Another 120mm in the middle of the case to throw air to the rear - 120mm Exhaust in rear - Antec VCool PCI Fan - Thermaltake Big Typhoon cooling Athlon 64 3200 currently @ 2.75Ghz (275x10) Idles around 27-30 and Loads ~42. Really depends on season and ambient temp.
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  12. ktr

    ktr

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    For me...

    120mm front intake, 120mm rear exhaust, and another 120mm in the middle of the case.

    for cpu i got a g-power pro (idles around 28 on low), memory i got some vantec copper heatsinks with a thermaltake cyclo fan on top of it...
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    hmm.

    in short.. a shitload of fans.

    to be more specific:
    zalman 120mm deal (cnps 7500 alcu i think...) for cpu
    vf70alcu for vga
    5x80mm fans
    2x120mm fans
    ultra 7ch fan controller

    it sounds like a jet engine and sucks in several pounds of dust a week.
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    Fans;

    1ea 120mm stock Gateway air intake/CPU
    1ea stock ATI 1900XTX GPU (modded case for exhaust)
    1ea 40mm suspended 1cm above Memory
    1ea 40mm Northbridge fan
    1ea 80mm Variable speed Exhaust
    2ea stock Variable speed Exaust fans, internal PSU
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    7ea fans total

    All fans run full speed at startup, it's a little noisey but not to bad.
    Have not had any overheating problems, yet.
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    1x arctic cooling 120mm intake
    2x arctic cooling 80mm intake
    1x arctic cooling 92mm on thermalright xp-90
    1x zalman vf900-cu and evercool 20mm x 20mm ramsinks
    1x thermalright hr-05 sli chipset heatsink
    2x arctic cooling 80mm exaust
    1x 120mm 1x 80mm psu fans exaust
    1x sunbeam 4 channel fan controller (chan 1 vf900, chan 2 intake fans, chan 3 exaust fans, chan 4 case lighting)
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    1 X 120MM FAN ON FRONT BLOWING AIR IN

    1 X 120MM FAN ON BACK BLOWING AIR OUT

    1 X 80MM FAN ON SIDE BLOWING AIR IN

    1 X 80MM FAN ON TOP BLOWING AIR OUT

    CPU: Arctic Cooling Freezer 64 Pro

    GFX CARD: HIS IceQ II TURBO (on a x850xt card)

    CHIPSET: 40mm fan

    PSU: 120mm fan
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    2x 92mm fan Intake & Outake, @ 3000 RPM

    CNPS7700CU with re-milled base with AS5

    AcceleroX2 on X1950PRO with AS5

    Stock Northbridge aluminium Heatsink with ASC

    120mm PSU fan

    FOX-2 60CFM Blower fan (silent.... a hurricane indeed) I would suggest installing one under the CPU-yes the CPU if there are two PCI-E slots avaliable.
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    I'm using a Koolance case/setup for the cpu and the vid is stock. I have a Thermaltake Tidewater that I might try if it fits, have it on my 850xt and it worked great. Also have a Vapochill setup I might end up trying for the cpu, don't know if I need it or not though.
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    Well, as I have a HTPC setup and need it to be silent, I've gone ZALMAN all the way, including PSU. It's quieter than anything I've used in the past, and I've used quite a lot, as I have a box full of HSF and fan bits and pieces.
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    5 fans of which 3 spins

    Radiator (outside the case):
    - 2x Papst 120mm 4412F/2GLL @ 5V
    - 1x Papst 120mm 4412F/2GLL @ 0V (unplugged)

    PSU:
    - ADDA 120mm AD1212HB-A71GL @ non-audible
    - ADDA 60mm AD0612HB-D71GL @ 0V (controlled by PSU, never spins)
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    Echelon New Member

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    water cooled cpu with a extra big 120 mm antec 3 speed fan on the rad
    stock 8800 gts cooling with a 120mm and 90mm blowing on it
    2x120 mm fans for intake blowing on the 4 harddrives
    90 mm fan exhaust
    stock 120 mm power supply fan
    ocz ram cooler, has 2x60 mm fans
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    Swiftech watercooling here :)

    MCP655 pump
    Apogee CPU Waterblock
    MCW30 Chipset Waterblock
    120 x 240mm radiator

    ^That's all 1/2" inner diameter tubing, and keeps my e6400 below 28c idle, and below 39c load @ 3.6ghz 1.52v :D
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    e4300 stock intel hsf

    1x80mm exhaust (side panel)
    1x120mm exhaust (rear)
    1x120mm intake (front hdd bays)
    1x80mm intake (rear cpu)

    keeps my cpu at 32c idle and 50c load max, x1950pro 42c idle/70c load.
  24. Towly

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    I use 4 case fans 2 intakes and 2 exhaust fans a Zalman CPU and VGA coolers.
    Its much quieter than before. Cooling is good to me.
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    Kewl. Zalman coolers are very quiet. :)

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