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    ArchDevil replied to the thread Router temperatures.
    Any idea what size the stock thermalpads on the wifi chips on the AC86U?
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    ArchDevil replied to the thread Router temperatures.
    My AC86U got a temperature rise of 6-10c after connecting my NAS to it. I have a fan blowing air at the back, before i connected the NAS...
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    ArchDevil reacted to Tomo's post in the thread Router temperatures with Like Like.
    Not necessary
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    ArchDevil replied to the thread Router temperatures.
    Okay, I've ordered this 1.5mm and 2mm copper plates and this 1.5mm Thermalpads. Did you use some on the wifi chips too or that is not...
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    ArchDevil reacted to Tomo's post in the thread Router temperatures with Like Like.
    see post n°327 and 333 :)
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    ArchDevil replied to the thread Router temperatures.
    That's is very good without any fan. What kind of copper and thermalpad thickness did you use? Will this 1.5mm Copper do the trick? I...
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    ArchDevil replied to the thread Router temperatures.
    I live in an high temperatures area at summer so my AC86U easily was running at 97-103c constantly. What i did is i bought a cheap 120mm...
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    ArchDevil replied to the thread AC86au + Merlin.
    *Edit* I connected my NAS to the first LAN port and now temps are around 78-84c. Of course. I'm dusting every week. Now without AC...
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    ArchDevil reacted to Tech9's post in the thread AC86au + Merlin with Like Like.
    This is acceptable CPU temp. You don't need anything else. Clean the dust once a month.
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    ArchDevil replied to the thread AC86au + Merlin.
    Ok I've received a cheap 5V fan from AliExpress, just put it blowing air at the back of the router and this is the temperatures right...
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    ArchDevil replied to the thread AC86au + Merlin.
    Yeah.. the high summer ambient temperatures ain't giving it an easy life. Will update on the temperatures differences once the fan arrives.
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    ArchDevil reacted to Tech9's post in the thread AC86au + Merlin with Like Like.
    Yes, the router is passively cooled. Any forced air circulation will improve the temperatures significantly.
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    ArchDevil replied to the thread AC86au + Merlin.
    Alright. I ordered a 120mm 5V Noctua fan. Should be enough.
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    ArchDevil reacted to Tech9's post in the thread AC86au + Merlin with Like Like.
    Depending on the fan airflow, expect 15-20C temperature drop. Should be enough to prevent cores shut down. I would use 120mm quiet PC...
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    ArchDevil reacted to Tech9's post in the thread AC86au + Merlin with Like Like.
    I know. Some people tried to convince me this router model is fine. I know what’s inside and how it’s made. Find a thread called “Router...
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