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post #1 of 24
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Hi all

Basically situation is picture below. Ive got gtx 460 as display/folding gpu, that blows air out of its fan onto the gtx 465 below, which is folding. The 465 has a small 80m fan set to intake air onto the gpu chipset, and theres a 120mm fan on the floor of the case which blows air toward the 465s fan intake.

My question is, how can I make the 465 cooler? Im doing all I can think off and temps still getting really high.

post #2 of 24
1. That 460 blows air towards the it's PCB and not towards the 465.
2. How's the exhaust in your case? Any fans at the top?
3. Aftermarket cooler on the 465?
post #3 of 24
use the 465 at the top and the 460 below it
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If you haven't blown the dust out of it in 6 months than that can easily cause a 30 degree increase in temps.
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Could we get a better pic?Maybe one from the side?
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Originally Posted by mbudden View Post
1. That 460 blows air towards the it's PCB and not towards the 465.
2. How's the exhaust in your case? Any fans at the top?
3. Aftermarket cooler on the 465?
2. No fan at top of case, I had to remove the 200mm fan on top in place for my PSU, as theres not enough room at the bottom of my case for the 465 & the 460.
3. Theres a 80mm fan I attached myself on the 465 using cable ties, initially it dropped my temps down to max 65C +/- 2C while folding, even with the stock fan at less than 50%.

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Originally Posted by godofdeath View Post
use the 465 at the top and the 460 below it
Wouldnt that be bad if the 465 would then be drawing warm air from the 460? As apposed to room temp air from the 120mm fan at the bottom of the case as is happening now?

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Originally Posted by djsi38t View Post
If you haven't blown the dust out of it in 6 months than that can easily cause a 30 degree increase in temps.
I recently (less than 1 month), took my pc apart and blew alot of dust from the case and fans using a vacuum to suck the dust out, I also reapplied TIM to my CPU and to the gtx 465.
post #7 of 24
b4 you even clean the case..... take EVERYthing out your room and then clean everyithg .... vacume the carpet (that is a big big dust collector). then once done with cleaning your room and the floor clean your pc outside to keep the dirt out. then put a mat outside your door and whipe your feet befor you go in to your room. and then once a month blow out your rig and at least once a week vacume your floor.
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Could we get a better pic?Maybe one from the side?
sure, ill go grab my parents digital cam.
post #9 of 24
Cable Management might help you get some cool air in from the front, Switch the Card Orientation so you have a reverse step, and dust. If that does not work, Take the GTX 465, put it in a box and mail it to me
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post #10 of 24
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Pics of my pc from the side, note the gtx 465 on bottom, followed by 460, then cpu cooler just above.



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