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I just dont understand how your doing it the way you say. rad and 3 fans? how the **** are you getting them all connected? in my head is doesnt make sense.

Seem too much hassle probs leave it.
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I just dont understand how your doing it the way you say. rad and 3 fans? how the **** are you getting them all connected? in my head is doesnt make sense.

Seem too much hassle probs leave it.

lol How did I do it you ask? Determination and massive collection of 6-32 screws!

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Heres how you chain together fans:

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Heres how the fit is shortly after the I made the custom rack for the SSD and 2 HDD's. The wires are tucked away and sensors.
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And you have done that for both of your rads?

WOW im not good as that kind of thing. Finding the right screws will be a hassle.

I might just have to do push and pull config. I hope it works properly in my antec 902 case.
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Problem for me is i wouldnt know were to stick my 2 ssds and HDD.
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And you have done that for both of your rads?

WOW im not good as that kind of thing. Finding the right screws will be a hassle.

I might just have to do push and pull config. I hope it works properly in my antec 902 case.

I had to put at least three fans in front as the water lines aren't long enough to reach otherwise.

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Problem for me is i wouldnt know were to stick my 2 ssds and HDD.

Yeah me to. But a little creativity and determination and you can do it! thumb.gif
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Would i need to do what you have to get it to work?

the antec 902 is alittle different to the 900 i think.
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Just to also confirm does this work with 470s which is what i had in mind?
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Surely you can do a better oc than that?

Their is a modded bios floating around which increases the voltage past its maxium and also does some other stuff. I would try for a 950.





quote name="Rage19420" url="/t/1140299/gtx-480-sli-antec-620s-mod#post_15282885"]I was inspired by cravinmild here on OCN to use a traditional CPU cooler on a GPU. http://www.overclock.net/nvidia-cooling/1086286-complete-build-log-zotac-560ti-corsair.html

So I decided to stuff two Antec 620's into my EVO case to cool my reference ZOTAC GTX 480's. It wasn't easy....but props to cravinmild for his help!

I wasn't able to get complete photos throughout the mod, But i did have a chance to take some today.

UPDATE: See here for IHS removal

First off the only thing removed is four screws that hold on the heatsink on the GTX 480 as shown here: http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1258/3/

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Then mount the cooler with zip ties

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Now there is no way the Rad is going to reach the front of the case so I had to stack 2 fans in series + and shroud to give me space.

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Both cards stuffed into the case

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The Rads had to me rotated to fit

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Mounted and secured

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Done!

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Have to say that it makes a huge difference not listening to the fans on these cards. I now have a virtually silent rig. smile.gif

Updated benchies w/Heaven 2.5 thumb.gif

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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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******UPDATED******

Successful 900/1800/2200 Overclock with a couple a cheap $59 Antec 620's with temps topped out at 46c and the VRM Temps via fans sensor at 47c thumb.gif

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Would i need to do what you have to get it to work?

the antec 902 is alittle different to the 900 i think.
You may have to.
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Just to also confirm does this work with 470s which is what i had in mind?
Yes. But remember its something you have to be comfortable and confident with doing. At first I was not. But then after consulting other like Cravinmild, I was confident I knew what I was doing. Any project like this you risk the worst case scenario happening and toast something. redface.gif
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Surely you can do a better oc than that?

Their is a modded bios floating around which increases the voltage past its maxium and also does some other stuff. I would try for a 950.

Thanks! I eventually may do just that! tongue.gif
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