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Thread: Need a new heatsink
05-08-09, 04:24 PM #1
Need a new heatsink
QX9650 in a XPS 630i.
max i wanna spend is $75 shipped.
The case is reverse ATX so clearance might be a issue on some heatsinks.
92mm fan has been installed that is directly behind the cpu so this might work better with certain types of heatsinks.
05-08-09, 05:28 PM #2
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05-08-09, 07:30 PM #3
Yeah, what case are you using and how far away is the socket from the case bottom? With my old P5WDH board I could mount a TRUE the normal way in a Silverstone TJ06 but when I upgraded to a X38-DQ6 board the socket was closer to the edge of the mobo and I couldn't mount a TRUE the normal way (exhausting towards the back of the case). I ended up going with a MM U2-UFO case for my main rig and I ended up watercooling another setup in the TJ06.
BTW, that QX9650 will respond very well to a nice watercooled setup.
05-08-09, 09:20 PM #4
http://i175.photobucket.com/albums/w...is02/002-2.jpg pic of the true black mounted in it. Side wont close the guy said\ but i dont care i leave it off anyways.
So anything preform like the true but cheaper?
Also a pic of the zalman 9700 nt installed
05-08-09, 10:20 PM #5
how about the xigmatek HDT-s1283 or mini ninja?The OCForums Folding Team Needs Your Help!
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05-08-09, 10:34 PM #6
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05-08-09, 10:50 PM #7
Do you have any specs? I know the actual height of the SB CCTF, and I could find other heights, but I need to know what to look for. I do know that a water setup will keep you nice and low .
05-08-09, 11:00 PM #8
im going air on this system. i got a rig that water cooled and i dont wanna spend 4300 on cooling a dell.
i'll do some measurements tomorrow
05-08-09, 11:11 PM #9
05-09-09, 12:39 AM #10
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05-09-09, 12:56 AM #11
ok im gonna get the Xigmatek s1283 Dark Knight.
What would be the best fan i can slap to that that will give me the best temps without sounding like a jet.
05-09-09, 09:54 AM #12
Psh! Who doesn't like to have a jet computer!?!?! I say get a 200CFM fan and run it full blast @ 80+ dB. But all joking aside, probably a sythe s-flex or a yate loon med.
05-09-09, 02:47 PM #13
Just ordered the Xigmatek s1283 Dark Knight. it should fit i seen people with simular heatsinks in the 630i.
i'll use the stock fan and see how i like it but i'll prob end up getting a flex for it.
05-10-09, 05:59 PM #14
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The stock fan on it isn't too bad.. I just don't like white LED's in my Blue LED case.. looks odd ...."I'm a mean bomb-buildin' mofo, cuz without AMMO troops, the AF is simply another unscheduled airline" -- Unknown AMMO troop