Topic Title: AMD R9-295x2 heat and performance
Topic Summary: heat ceiling and performance
Created On: 07/02/2014 10:48 PM
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 07/08/2014 11:17 AM
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QB the Slayer
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I would still try and set up the cooler to take in cold outside-of-the-case air...  there is no harm in trying, you can always flip it back

 

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 07/09/2014 12:53 AM
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Your the second person  whos mentioned that. The problem is this card puts out so much heat its literally like a hair dryer,no exaggeration. Setting this up as intake would dump an enormous amount of heat into my case.



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 07/09/2014 02:49 AM
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That's what a top exhaust fan is for.

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 07/09/2014 01:32 PM
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One top exhaust fan is not going to offset putting that much heat in to the case.

I really think he should try setting up the radiator completely outside the case & see if it runs cooler (just leave the side of the case partially off or something & try it)



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