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    Default If a video card is just below a CPU mount...

    Is it all right to run the video card's fan faster to keep a hot CPU not so hot?

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    Default Re: If a video card is just below a CPU mount...

    Your video card's fan will have very little, if any, benefit for you CPU temperatures.

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    Default Re: If a video card is just below a CPU mount...

    Quote Originally Posted by Zinos View Post
    Your video card's fan will have very little, if any, benefit for you CPU temperatures.
    This is correct. CPU heat should be dealt with directly, using repaired or better CPU cooling.

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    Default Re: If a video card is just below a CPU mount...

    The CPU ran 80-90C with an NVidia 900GTX video card. With the NVidia 630, it runs at 60C, and 45C with the video card at 3000 rpm.

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    Default Re: If a video card is just below a CPU mount...

    Quote Originally Posted by AZ-J View Post
    The CPU ran 80-90C with an NVidia 900GTX video card. With the NVidia 630, it runs at 60C, and 45C with the video card at 3000 rpm.
    That goes to the new card drawing more hot air out of the case.

    That should be done with less expensive to replace case fans, instead of costly video card fans.

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    Default Re: If a video card is just below a CPU mount...

    OK I'll get one.

    This is for an old PII PC with 14TB storage, 8 internally.

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