yeah, on my invoice the company I ordered it from said they tested it too...so supposedly Tt tests em before shipping, and then that company tested it, lol now I'm testing it, and will endure one more test before I actually power on the system.
Yes I did get the extra radiator
Well...I had my system running prime stable 235x10.5 but yeaaah , my game sof2 kept crashing, and far cry crashed once, and I haven't gotten a crash on sof2 when it's down at 200 and haven't done any thorough testing.
I'm hoping on some weird whim, that after I get the water cooling in there, and put on my SB cooler with some thermal epoxy (could be that it's getting hot, but I don't really want to put my finger on it, in the live syste,
Anywho...Currently I'm running:
200x12.5 = 2.5GHz - 1.875Vcore
Right now it's idling 29C but that's cause it's 70F in this room right now and the windows cracked, normally it'd be like 32C or so during the day.
And about 41C full load.
I think I've set the bar pretty high as far as being cool is concerned cause I have relatively low temps compared to most people with even less Vcore
But I think the fact I have a 35w mobile opposed to the guys with the 45w 2600+ has more to do with that.
I will be removing my motherboard because the PSU is really close to it, and it'd be hard to get the clip on, and plus it'll be much easier to sit at the table, motherboard out, and ensure I get a nice safe clipping on the thing, no worries of stabbing the mobo.
Keep in mind Ak, if I do have really good results (oh I hope I hope I hope) as far as temps go, I couldn't tell you if that's in part to the 2nd rad or not. And I really want to build a housing for both of them, inwhich a 3rd 120mm will be on the outside of the housing pushing air in, so that might considerably help (I just gotta figure out how to build that housing)
Of course I'm dying to get it into my system, but since it's a cheap kit, I gotta get everything out of it that I possibly can, so IMO that housing is a necessity for me
To sum it up:
200x12.5 = 2.5GHz
29-32C Idle - 41C full load