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i ended up stacking my two 120mm yate loon d12sm-12. max temp 75C. when i had them horizontal it was 5C hotter
pardon the mess wink.gif
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You could put the GPU in a block of ice... or under water.
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Originally Posted by ihatelolcats View Post

i ended up stacking my two 120mm yate loon d12sm-12. max temp 75C. when i had them horizontal it was 5C hotter
pardon the mess wink.gif
450

That is a fun looking mess you got there sir.........I got a Kuhler 620 today at Staples for $49.99 Im going to try to put in unto my 6870 biggrin.gif and if i doesn't work then I am going to put it on my 2500k because I am Rocking the stock Intel cooler that has around 10CFM

This guy managed to do it with his 6850's
http://www.overclock.net/t/1201484/need-help-in-choosing-an-aftermarket-cooler-for-my-ati-hd6870#post_16216306
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That is a fun looking mess you got there sir.........I got a Kuhler 620 today at Staples for $49.99 Im going to try to put in unto my 6870 biggrin.gif and if i doesn't work then I am going to put it on my 2500k because I am Rocking the stock Intel cooler that has around 10CFM
This guy managed to do it with his 6850's
http://www.overclock.net/t/1201484/need-help-in-choosing-an-aftermarket-cooler-for-my-ati-hd6870#post_16216306

That guy is me lol.
Yeah, Why bother with all the effort when you can get Antec 620 coolers for so cheap. Its very easy to mount them only takes 10 small zip ties each card.
And the temp drop is as good as a full cover water block.

Iv been so impressed with how well they work that im going to mount some on my xbox 360 as well.

Here is how my cards are rocking.
axg.png

Havent got over 50C
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That guy is me lol.
Yeah, Why bother with all the effort when you can get Antec 620 coolers for so cheap. Its very easy to mount them only takes 10 small zip ties each card.
And the temp drop is as good as a full cover water block.
Iv been so impressed with how well they work that im going to mount some on my xbox 360 as well.
Here is how my cards are rocking.
axg.png
Havent got over 50C

You sir are my inspiration <3
Can you please provide me with more detailed pictures of your 6850s showing zip tie placement? I'm also going to put VRAM heatsinks on
Edited by th3m3rc - 1/21/12 at 7:57pm
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Im very scared to put the Kuhler 620 on my card without seeing some more detailed pictures of someone doing it on a 6850/6870
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Update New max temp is 59C with a fan rearrangement
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Overclocked to 960/1175
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Im going to go ahead with the Antec Kuhler 620 mod wish me luck will post pictures biggrin.gif
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Good luck and make sure to take plenty of pictures!
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