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Old 03-06-2009, 04:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have two temperature sensors to put inside my pc but I'm not sure where to put them! Do i put them directly on the heatsink or can they be taped over the vent things where the fan sits on?

Are there any specific places there they should go?
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I put them as close as possible to your heat sources. When I had heat sensors on my computer, I try getting a close as possible to the CPU or GPU core. Some times might mean i need to take part a heat sink so i can put the sensor in there.

Just remember to remove the sensors before you take apart your PC.
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