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Old 01-29-2005, 01:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Anyone have an cooling tips i can have without buying anything. So far ive opened the case and put a fan on mine so i could OC my graphics.
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Old 01-29-2005, 06:13 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I suggest 120mm fans with 80-CFM or above. But first what case do you have? One fan you installed to OC your video card? I wouldent count on just one fan to keep my system from burning out.

Try this site out, go to fans and check out their sizes.
www.FrozenCPU.com

Personally i suggest a new Heatsink/CPU fan. For you Video Card i suggest a VGA Heatsink, with a Dual PCI Fan pointed above at your AGP. Something like these:
http://www.frozencpu.com/vid-18.html
http://www.frozencpu.com/cac-01.html

For a PCI cooler, i would order it, then see what size fans it holds, and replace them with the best you can find for that size. Heatsinks and fans always go good togather.
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Old 01-30-2005, 12:46 AM   #3 (permalink)
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bigger fans rather than faster ones

make sure there is an airflow through your case, not just a bunch of fans at random.
make sure you have an equal intake as output of air
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well its a Dell case. The gap between my AGP slot and my PCI slot arnt very big and i don't think that if i get a cooler it would fit.
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