(2012-05-14 03:57)CpTHOOK Wrote:(2012-05-14 03:51)Dougie Fresh Wrote: Honestly, if it's below 70C and it's quiet then who cares . I used to think everything had to be as close to ambient temperature as possible. Going small you need to change your expectations and learn not to worry. Relax, don't worry, have a quiet machine .
aftermarket cooling options = placebo medicine for paranoid HTPC'n! If the stock HSF is quiet enough, then SAVE THAT CHEESE!
if your mobo has somewhat features that let you tweak your stock cooler's FAN speed,
thats one thing,
but try to tweak your CPU Fan speed on a gigabyte motherboard.
not even easyTune or SPeedFan works.