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Cooling 480 SLI

post #1 of 8
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Hi guys
I just bought another 480 and I would like to keep these beasts cool. Ive been playing bad company 2 and the first gfx gets up to 84ºC with MSI afterburner. (bit loud).

As you can see, my motherboard wont allow me to have an artic cooler so ive been thinking several options:
  • What do you guys think of MSI Twin Frozr II? Would this solve my heat problem? Its only 2 slots right?
  • Change the motherboard and buy one that allows me to have more space ( I guess it will still run hot)
  • Buy a cooler master haf X (would decrease my temp but not much ;()
  • Try this mod http://www.overclock.net/nvidia-cool...-620s-mod.html
  • What else could I do??????????

Thanks guys, and btw. AWESOME FORUMZ!
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post #2 of 8
try 620 antec mod, looks awsome.
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post #3 of 8
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Thanks for the reply, Ive been thinking of this and IMO is the best idea.

Anyone else?
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post #4 of 8
Where you get the twin frozr from? I'm want one
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Originally Posted by theturbofd View Post
Where you get the twin frozr from? I'm want one
Found them on a spanish store


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post #6 of 8
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Originally Posted by rttnpig] View Post
Found them on a spanish store


Anyone else?
Could you provide the link pleeeeease?
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Could you provide the link pleeeeease?
http://www.alternate.es/html/product...tas+gr%E1ficas
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rttnpig] View Post
Thank you +rep
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