posted on Mar, 17 2008 @ 12:06 PM
Well I installed the 120 extreme and man, is it big! I had an 80mm side fan that was positioned above the CPU area I had to remove, but thats not
really an issue, ill just mod the side of my case and have the 80 pushing air towards my Vid card.
I did notice the HS is a little loose, and did some digging and found thats a common problem with this HS, with a simple enough fix, put something
underneath the mounting bracket (cardboard or a washer). Which I will do this weekend. Its not loose to the point that its not making contact (I
dont think) but its loose enough that it moves a little if I put some pressure on it.
Id have to double check the numbers, but at idle, temps range from 32-35, at load, temps are 45-48. So there is already a reduction in overall
Also, the fan I used is an adjustable speed fan that is currently set at about 35%, so Im going to see what happens when I crank that sucker up to