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Help replacing cooler in stock pc

lettda

50 months ago

Hello! I have an AsusCM6730 Specs are as follows: Intel i7 3700 (not a 3770k) Corsair 600w 80 bronze powersupply (just installed) GTX 950 (probably going to return and just get a gtx 970) 16gb ram Dimensions [[173 x 360 x 400 mm (WxHxD) 242 x 480 x 513 mm (WxHxD) with Carton]] I would like to install a liquid cooler if possible in this case until I buy my new MB and case, but a good fan would do too. The 950 seems to run at about 65-75c, need to bring that down some

All other specs can be found here: https://www.asus.com/Tower-PCs/Essentio_CM6730/specifications/

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  • 50 months ago
  • 1 point

Temps don't seem all that high to me tbh - http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Gigabyte/GTX_950_Xtreme_Gaming/34.html

Some better case fans would prolly help more than changing the cpu cooler.

  • 50 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks for the reply, that 71c 950 SSC is right o the money +/- 1-3 degrees and that's playing SC2/Blade and Soul/GW2 on high/ultra settings. I plan on buying a new case soon would a liquid cooler help reduce the temp at all or is it still better to do just the case fan? For the liquid I was thinking something like a corsair h100i or h80i

  • 50 months ago
  • 1 point

NP :D

Case fans would be my first route, it looks like that case only has one exhaust & no inflow which is prolly restricting your airflow & leading to the temps you have.

A liquid cooler might help too as that's taking your cpu heat outside the case but I don't really keep on what's good with them (except the swiftechs, but they're kinda spendy), some of the corsairs get a lot of smack talk but I don't remember which ones sorry.

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