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You mean the fan controller built in to the graphics card?

You could doctor the lead to connect to the mobo, which would probably have it constantly flat out, or half speed if it's pwm... or connect it to a separate fan controller ---

I'm using EK waterblocks. The difficulty is that Palit/Gainward are non reference cards - not the standard pcb design. The GPU only waterblocks for 8800GTS fit I think, but then you'll need some little heatsinks for the vrm..

I cant think of a cheap or easy way out of this atm.
Edited by alancsalt - 10/4/11 at 5:24pm
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Yep, The fan controller on the card itself is kinda munted, I cannot stand the coolers at 100% they are far too loud, and the leads not really long enough, I figure a third party solution even if i had to cut a peice or two off it, That runs at a set speed constantly, or is good enough at dissipating heat should solve my problem, Unfortunatly i cannot afford to go water.
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