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Why don't they make video cards that have the shroud on top after being installed.?

What happens if they do?

would yohu prefer it on top or the current design right now?

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Edited by frankth3frizz - 4/30/11 at 3:23pm
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post #2 of 18
As in top behind the pcb or as in the whole card flipped upside down?
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post #4 of 18
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Quote:
Originally Posted by HaVoK C89 View Post
As in top behind the pcb or as in the whole card flipped upside down?
i mean with the shroud on top after installing.
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post #5 of 18


please be more specific
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post #6 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by frankth3frizz View Post
i mean with the shroud on top after installing.
Wait...Isnt this what they already do.
    
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post #7 of 18
he means instead of the heatsink facing down, it faces up... as in the way you set it on a desk
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Quote:
Originally Posted by noshibby View Post
he means instead of the heatsink facing down, it faces up... as in the way you set it on a desk
How would that even be possible?
    
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post #9 of 18
This might actually make some basic sense. If you flip the card over, the hot air from the heatsink doesn't try to rise through the PCB and clog on the exhaust anymore, that's how I see it.
 
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post #10 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by MR KROGOTH;13333750 
How would that even be possible?

soldering the chips on the other side.
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