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post #81 of 98
ac chiller is the way to go for testing like that can usually be done for less than 50 bucks just takes up alot of space and power bills will kill you if you run it too much

im sure dice chillers are big fun but what good is that if you coldbug at -15
    
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So do you think the vregs would be fine like that with a healthy oc for 24/7 use? With just those blue sinks?

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I keep active airflow on the mosfets and inductors with core voltage above 1.3v.. I would not recommend just using sinks alone.. you need active cooling at this level.
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What do you mean exactly by active cooling? A fan on it also? And I plan to keep it under 1.2v. Would that be ok?
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You should be fine with no fan on the VRM's with GPUv set below 1.2v
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Thanks a lot man appreciate it, rep given (not that you need some)
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Ok one last thing, is it neccesary to put the extra heatsinks on? Or can I run in under 1.2v with just the plate that comes stock?

EDIT** Found those Zalman ones on amazon went ahead and ordered them. It seems in this pic you added some more. I only got one pack, can you tell me the best place to put them?? Thanks a lot.

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Just add them on-top of the cooling plate..over the memory IC's [like in the pic below]. The only reason I left a small area blank was for clearance of the waterblock and tubing Unfortunately there is not enough room to get an additional sink over the mosfet area [as its very thin..between the 4x input capacitors and the inductors]. You should be fine though with your low GPUv. I have added sinks to all of the inductors, as with +1.3v they get veryvery warm..the 120mm Enermax fan keeps everything cool.

*even at stock..the memory gets very hot when gaming or benching high res.
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Thanks again!
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Wish the Zalman reserator was a chunk of copper instead of Aluminum.... I'd add one of those to my loop.... Nice Overclock man!
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