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almost the exact same system as the OP. i want to do this mod within the week. I hope you guys can help me
this is my case. an old gigabyte 3d aurora 570. I love this case to death and modded it for years. have no plans of replacing it
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This case is a legend drool.gif and you have the X58A-UD3R like me thumb.gif
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post #142 of 348
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Latest set of benchies pushed at 850/1700/2100 Temps peaked out at 54c & 56c thumb.gif

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post #143 of 348
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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'll quote myself:p
See Post #27:
www.overclock.net/t/1170771/cooling-for-gtx580/20#post_15751690
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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
I bought a new Zotac 480 AMP Edition on sale a few months ago for $289 to sli with my EVGA 480. It's been running fine, I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Zotac.
Of course the AMP Edition would be a waste for putting a 620 on, the regular 480 would make sense for that mod. But the Zalman VF3000F that comes fitted to the 480 AMP is worth about 75 bucks, so it's certainly worth considering, as it could be sold or used on another 480 as well.
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post #144 of 348
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Latest set of benchies after I removed the IHS and strapped straight to the GPU Die!
Worklog here: http://www.overclock.net/forum/newestpost/1173936

Lows at 32c
Peaks at 47c

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post #145 of 348
Looks confusing. I have an antec 902. Not sure were i would put the rads. Also it looked like your coolers were connected to like 4 fans.
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Ya, zotac has been very good for me, my 560ti hit 1275 bencmarkable using a H70 cooler. thumb.gif for zotac AND they have good prices too
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Looks confusing. I have an antec 902. Not sure were i would put the rads. Also it looked like your coolers were connected to like 4 fans.

Well I had to remove the drove cages altogether and place the drives on a custom base (stacked vertically) in space below the GPU and in front of the PSU. I had tried mounting up top but one RAD was too close to the H50 for the CPU and created a deadzone where the temps on that card was +10c over the other. So they are back in the front intakes.

In order for the rads to reach I had to stack at three fans in front. I eventually got 2 more and paired them to four different channels on my Fan Controller. Most of the time they are just running one pair @ 40%. when I need more for benching then I engage the others and or up the RPM's. Ive noticed lately in BF3 they stay at around 47-50c with OC settings at 850/1700/2100. And thats just with a single pair of fans running at 40%.

Best part is this rig is now whisper quiet. This is still very much a work in progress. Im toying with the idea of getting the base plate back on as well the stock shroud. Fans are also a work in progress.
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post #148 of 348
i bought the 620 to use on my 560ti but im not sure where i should mount it on my phantom case, any ideas would be great.

the only place i can see is mounting it on the side panel but i dont know if this would be a good idea.
post #149 of 348
that i would not suggest only because it would be difficult to open the panel. Remove the rear fan (120 or 140mm) and mount it there imo.
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Well I had to remove the drove cages altogether and place the drives on a custom base (stacked vertically) in space below the GPU and in front of the PSU. I had tried mounting up top but one RAD was too close to the H50 for the CPU and created a deadzone where the temps on that card was +10c over the other. So they are back in the front intakes.
In order for the rads to reach I had to stack at three fans in front. I eventually got 2 more and paired them to four different channels on my Fan Controller. Most of the time they are just running one pair @ 40%. when I need more for benching then I engage the others and or up the RPM's. Ive noticed lately in BF3 they stay at around 47-50c with OC settings at 850/1700/2100. And thats just with a single pair of fans running at 40%.
Best part is this rig is now whisper quiet. This is still very much a work in progress. Im toying with the idea of getting the base plate back on as well the stock shroud. Fans are also a work in progress.

Could you provide pics it sounds confusing.
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