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Thats a pretty sweet case. You will have no problem getting the Kuhlers in and you will love the performance....and lack of noise! I run my fans at 50% for near silence an I'm still in the 50's on temps.

mine's always running at 80% idle and 100% when gaming which is REALLY loud tongue.gif and temps are still terrible.

what temps are you getting full load btw? just a bit more I'm gonna buy two used anetc 620 for about 4000 philippine peso(2000 each) or 86USD asap. I'd prolly get them later if I you guys convince me more hehe.


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and oh yeah almost forgot. how much TIM did you put on the gpu's? can you give me a quick tutorial about this? thanks. almost forgot about the thermal paste. I'm still under 100 USD though for two antec 620's and one tube of thermal paste which is not bad at all tongue.gif
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mine's always running at 80% idle and 100% when gaming which is REALLY loud tongue.gif and temps are still terrible.
what temps are you getting full load btw? just a bit more I'm gonna buy two used anetc 620 for about 4000 philippine peso(2000 each) or 86USD asap. I'd prolly get them later if I you guys convince me more hehe.
edit:
and oh yeah almost forgot. how much TIM did you put on the gpu's? can you give me a quick tutorial about this? thanks. almost forgot about the thermal paste. I'm still under 100 USD though for two antec 620's and one tube of thermal paste which is not bad at all tongue.gif

See below for the latest benches and temps under full load. It gets less then that when gaming (BC2 & BF3).

As far as the TIM I drop a couple of pea size in the middle and and very thin X 1mm from corner to corner. Mount and twist, remove to check for pockets, I used Diamond 7 and it seemed to work just fine.



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great temps. really really hard to believe tbh. I'm idling at 52 degrees right now at 80% fan! and that's your max temps at heaven. impressive! you just convinced me smile.gif I'm gonna get it asap. ima update this thread as well if I I started working on it. thanks for the tips btw. +rep
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Cool bud! Keep us posted and let us know if any questions!
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Cool mod. But do these two still alive? I wonder how could you manage to cool the VRMs/VRam? I thought the fan & air flow can only work properly with the cover put on?
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Cool mod. But do these two still alive? I wonder how could you manage to cool the VRMs/VRam? I thought the fan & air flow can only work properly with the cover put on?

They are very much alive and kicking! There hasn't been any VRM/VRam heat issues at all. Honestly I think they get better airflow with the covers off.
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Looks like Zotac has released the OMNI upgrade kit finally. I was originally looking at this concept but am having a hard time justifying the expense at $179 a pop. Espececially how I was able to get 2 Antec 620's for a little over $100 for both. thumb.gif

http://www.zotacusa.com/omni-upgrade-kit-za-omni.html

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I also noticed Zotac is still selling the GTX 480 for $279. http://www.zotacusa.com/products/graphics-cards?limit=60

That's a great deal for a new card. I may be picking up a couple more from a chap on CL ($200 each used) for a another rig im planning to build. Slap on a couple more 620's and im golden! thumb.gif
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