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09-23-2019 03:50 PM
Recently i bought the omen obelisk rtx 2070 version. The setup on the pictures looked good but the real product came with a gpu that has only 1 fan. On the ad itself it shows 2. Okay, i dont mind that , the problem is that the system gets really really hot instantly under load. Im looking at 87-88 degrees C. Besides the high temperature it starts making really loud noises which im worried about. The case only has one exhaust and no intake cooler. How long will a system like that really survive and what can i do since its under warranty.
09-23-2019 05:58 PM - edited 09-23-2019 07:20 PM
Welcome to the forum.
I am not a HP employee.
You are saying the system gets to 88 degrees C. This is not good with respect to the GPU or the CPU. I would guess PCH temps are also not very good.
You are not the first person to have this problem with the Obelisk PC.
The 2070 is a blower style graphics card. You only have one, probably 90 mm, chassis exhaust fan.
What CPU cooling solution do you have, air or liquid? You have a lot of heat being generated in the CPU, GPU, VRM area on the motherboard. You need to move more air through the chassis to control these temps.
All you can do is contact HP Support (Link) or try to add some fans to the PC to get the hot air out of the chassis. There are liquid cooling solution options for both the CPU and the GPU. Not practical with an OEM PC plus it may void the factory warranty.
The GPU will throttle at about 90 degrees C. Consistent eighty plus degree CPU temps are not good for processors.
Reduced component life should be the result.
09-23-2019 06:15 PM
Like @Grzwacz said, you could add a 120MM fan at the top of the case if you decide to.
Here is a 2 page thread talking about it... https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Gaming-Desktops/Where-how-to-install-additional-120mm-fan-in-Omen-Obel...
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