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Im thinking of modding my old HD3650.

How do I start with making a shroud?
to make the card look monstrous like a GTX 295.


Can tupperware plastic or acrylic withstand the gpu heat?
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I like this idea lol I would add to the original shrouding
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Originally Posted by edalbkrad View Post

Im thinking of modding my old HD3650.
How do I start with making a shroud?
to make the card look monstrous like a GTX 295.
Can tupperware plastic or acrylic withstand the gpu heat?

i would think so, you can boiling water in the cheap glad ware ziplock stuff, and that's at 100*C, my 470 doesn't get that hot at full load under stock cooling.
    
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thanks for the link although the photos are dark and I cant quite understand what he did.

I was thinking of buying a broken gpu for cheap, like a defective 8800GTX
and attach its shroud to the 3650.

then paint or put a sticker that says HD7990 6GB GDDR5 1024-bit
ill start looking around at online ads but have to measure the 3650 first.

maybe we can also do this with our pci soundcards laughingsmiley.gif
Edited by edalbkrad - 12/12/11 at 2:51am
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