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Performed the same thing, and it seemed to cool down my lower card by 4C... I use the stock tri-cools, which I purchased a lot from MicroCenter on sale, and set it to the 2nd speed; 1600RPM...





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Edited by Chris13002 - 11/2/11 at 8:33am
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interesting..step by step instructions please!

how exactly do we mount this fan without looking too ghetto? I got a antec 3 speed and a few noctuas, think it will help? but it will have to be turned on all the time wont it? otherwise it will overheat even more! somebody else try this and tell us about your the results

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Here are my steps, and sorry for the huge images above... I lowered these...

First I took the screw out...


Then did the ghetto part of breaking the corner of the fan, so I could use a long screw into that part, and simply zip-tied the top right of the fan to the case... no harm done to the case... and only paid like $2 for each fan... and got like 10 of them....


Edited by Chris13002 - 11/2/11 at 8:30am
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Edit... took off the fan... because it bent my DVI cable upwards which seemed to have started my card to artifact... Hopefully nothing is permanently damaged...
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