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13oots2

Senior Member
Joined
Jun 12, 2001
Location
Dorchester UK
I thought that if all my backplates were removed and used a fan to blow on my hsf the temperature would be lower. Wrong, by sealing everything back up and using the fan to draw air out, I have lost about 2 C. And that is with the bus notched up another 2Mz. It's so easy for us newbies to get it all wrong.
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Hoot

Inactive Moderator
Joined
Feb 13, 2001
Location
Twin Cities
Wrong attitude. You just learned how to get it right. ;D

"Experience is the best teacher, but often the most expensive also."

Hoot
 
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William

Guest
it depends. For some people, running without a case on cools better. For others its worse. The better the airflow in the case, the worse the case will do open because you ruin that airflow.