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GTX 580 "Fan" removal from baseplate

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So how you remove the stock fan from baseplate? I just bought EKL peter cooler, and im gonna use the stock baseplate as memory/vrm cooling like its recommended on this cooler. Do i need to remove the whole baseplate to get access to some screws? Or you just pull it out after you have taken shroud off :/
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Solved. Needed buy T6 Torx to get all baseplate screws off, there was 2 or 3 screws on the bottom of baseplate for the fan.
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Originally Posted by Tonza View Post
Solved. Needed buy T6 Torx to get all baseplate screws off, there was 2 or 3 screws on the bottom of baseplate for the fan.
Glad you were able to remove it.
Edit:
Just saw your post in the Nvidia cooling section on the new cooler.
Excellent results.
Edited by DerComissar - 7/29/11 at 9:39pm
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I must mention that the "laugh" is because of my previous post, which I just edited because I didn't know that Tonza just posted the new cooler's results there.
What I had said before that was:
"Be sure to let us know how well "Peter" performs"
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Yeah, that was a good one.
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Yeah, that was a good one.
Thanks maximus, I edited the post before I saw your post, and didn't want people to wonder what the heck was funny.
If I hadn't just seen Tonza's review of "Peter" in the Nvidia Cooling section I would have just left the post as it was.

On a serious note, apparently "Peter" is performing very well
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