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Old 08-10-2004, 11:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm building my first PC and I was wondering if my cooling would be efficient enough. My specs are below and I have a Diabolic minotaur gaming case with a 120mm case fan, an air duct right on the cpu heatsink/fan that lead out the side of the case, 2 copper heat spreaders for my ram, and my psu has 2 fans on it. Would this be enough cooling? and what are the ideal temperatures for my processor, memory,case etc.?

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Old 08-20-2004, 10:01 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i have 10 fans in my computer...ive made extra holes with a dremel so i could add more...i dont think that you can have to many as long as you have them all goin in the same direction. other than that you should be sure to have and exhaust fan..but wat you have should be good

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Old 08-20-2004, 10:44 PM   #3 (permalink)
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processor - anything under 55 is good higher than that is ok
ram dunno
case - not sure but i wouldnt say too much above the anbient temp

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WHat he said, but just make you have a powerful enough psu to handle so many fans.
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