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hey guys as u can see i have sli gtx 580 with twin frozr 2 cooler.Now the problem is that the upper card heats upto 98 C or so but lower is like 78 and all

my problem is not sure what to do for the upper card and iam pretty much lost

i was thinking of getting this http://www.lian-li.com/v2/en/product...34&ss_index=83

not sure if it will work and by how much

also if i buy this how should i setup the fans so they provide good cooling overall
Edited by paras - 8/17/11 at 12:18pm
    
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What's the GPU spacing like? and the Airflow of the Case?
    
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air flow is ok ill show the spacing

    
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So I would take it that, there is front intake fan, no side intake fan and no top exhaust/intake fan?

New to this case *sorry*

The main problem is basically the Twin Frozr just dumps the hot air into the case, try maximising the amt of fans before trying anything else.
Edited by sloppyjoe123 - 8/17/11 at 12:21pm
    
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post #5 of 12
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no dude it has 3 front intake,2 upper exhaust and 1 rear exhaust where now my H80 is this is an old pic i have also cleaned up for more space as H80 saves alot of space

http://www.lian-li.com/v2/en/product...ndex=61&g=spec
    
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post #6 of 12
Yea with that spacing you absolutely should not be hitting 98C. First off that's higher than the GPU max thermal limit according to Nvidia. I would first try putting all your drives in the top drive bay and remove the bottom two to get a less obstructed path for airflow from the front intakes.
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post #7 of 12
Is there any other fans in the casing?
Edit: Comp lagged.
The more fans the better, right?
Well hopefully they aren't loud huh?
Can't find any reviews on it either..
Edited by Cheeze You - 8/17/11 at 1:17pm
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post #8 of 12
How the hell are you hitting those temps? My hypothesis is that you might need another fan blowing directly onto the cards. If the fans at the front are stock, they probably do not have good CFMs. Try clearing out the dust on the fans. The air from the front is probably blocked by the HDDs,etc. as well. If possible mod the side panel to add a side fan. That works wonders for GPU temps.
    
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iam also thinking about the side fan but how can i do it

also should i keep my side panel open when i play maybe that will help?
    
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You probably need better case fans. What are you currently using ?
    
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