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K9-Cop
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Cooling me CPU

Post by K9-Cop » Wed Feb 20, 2008 2:54 pm

I have a potential build below. My only concern is cooling.

I'd like to go with a passive Scythe Ninja. Would a single Noctua NF-S12-800 120MM rear care fan and a single Nexus 92mm intake fan be enough to cool everything? For example, do I need a fan on the Ninja or a second Nexus intake fan?

Also, given that I'm sticking with the provided EarthWatts PSU, is there much point switching out the Tricool (on low) for the Noctua?

CASE: Antec NSK 3480
PSU: The EarthWatts that comes with the case
MoBo: Asus P5E-VM HDMI
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E6550
Ram: Mushkin EM PC2-6400 2X1GB DDR2-800
Harddrive: Western Digial SE16 250KS
Optical: Samsung SH-S203N

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