Recommend more cooling ? Tags: Heatsinks Cooling Fan Overclocking Last response: January 31, 2012 8:59 PM in Overclocking Share Silttor January 15, 2012 4:19:13 AM RAIDMAX SMILODON SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower 1 x 80mm Side Blue LED Fan 1 x 80mm Side Cooling Fan 1 x 120mm Front Intake Fan 1 x 120mm Rear Exhaust Fan GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3P LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz LGA 775 Quad-Core ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 7 Pro Tuniq TX-2 Thermal paste. (Applied using line method & checked for excess) EVGA 896-P3-1255-AR GeForce GTX 260 Core 216 896MB 448-bit GDDR3 APEVIA ICEBERG ATX-IB680W-BL 680W ATX12V / EPS12V Fans are flowing in the correct directions. Heatsink is facing the correct direction. Flow goes in from the side and front over the CPU out the back. Room temperature is luke-warm to chilly (67-69). Running 3 D2 Bots and SWTOR in windowed mode on low-mid settings. 2 browsers w/ 8 tabs. Also in an area of SWTOR thats big with far sight. Should I invent in more cooling or does my system look okay ? Thank you More about : recommend cooling | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove omgitzfatal Overclocking Authority January 15, 2012 8:22:11 AM Your temps aren't dangerous but they are fairly hot, you may want to invest in some high performance fans that'll push alot more air, also you could clean the fans and case if its dusty and tidy up any cable mess. | Report abuse davcon Overclocking Authority January 16, 2012 4:17:32 AM No point in investing more money in that case. Cases with 80mm fans are oudated. Modern cases for $40-50 have better cooling characteristics. | Report abuse deejayburnout January 31, 2012 8:59:49 PM get a case with 2x 120mm fans for an intake. I noticed a big difference with my sharkoon T9 | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Overclocking>Recommend more cooling ?> Related ressources: ForumRecommend an Air cooling solutoin for moderate OC's on AMD FX8120 ForumWhat kind of water cooling would you recommend for this setup ForumCan someone recommend a water cooling system? ForumDoes this PC need more cooling ? ForumRecommend a cooling system ForumPc is too hot-do i add more cooling , power supply? ForumCooling Recommendation.... ForumDo I need more cooling ? ForumCooling recommended for 2400MHz? ForumRecommended Water cooling units for this PC. ForumRecommend a PSU? ForumWhat mobo would you recommend for Intel Core i7-3930K? ForumI have £300, what do you recommend ? ForumAre These Good Parts? Recommend me some! ForumFixed Voltage ForumLiquid cooling? ForumCase Cooling Help ForumWater Cooling Advice ForumAMD3+ CPU Cooling Advice - 1090T ForumCooler Master Hyper 212 Plus Vs Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro Rev.2 More resources Read discussions in other Overclocking categories CPUs Motherboards Memory Chipsets Heatsinks Water Cooling Intel AMD !