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post #1181 of 8626
What would be BEAST would be to mod the two Kuhlers to 1 loop on the 690 bracket setup.
You would then be making a H100-ish system with 2 blocks and 2 pumps tongue.gif
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My heart just skipped a beat.
I was going to skip the 600 series ( if i came to be able to afford one )... but now i think If i can scrounge up $900 $999, I just might not skip GTX690. I'm going to keep my 470, and my money, for now...
Think you can make a double bracket with fan mount between them?

Haha


It would be foolish to think I couldnt smile.gif

I'm waiting to see how the IHS looks
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Right then...

Tonight i have spent the evening taking the card apart for the last time...I sanded and sanded and sanded and now my cooler is lapped much better i think.

Before (last attempt at lapping):

640

NOW

640

640

My final results:

Stock clocks, 1.110v idle temp 25c, load temp in heaven 3.0 49c
950mhz core, 1.138v idle temp 25c, load temp in heaven 3.0 59c
1000mhz core, 1.175v idle temp 25c, load temp in heaven 3.0 62c

DIRECT CU II COOLER:

Stock clocks, 1.110v idle temp 29c, load temp in heaven 3.0 62c
950mhz core, 1.138v idle temp 31c, load temp in heaven 3.0 73c
1000mhz core = DRIVER CRASHED, NOT STABLE


As you can see, not bad! I did try a few more powerful fans on my radiator and the stock H100 fan did keep it from ticking over 60c with 1000mhz core but it sounded like a jet engine taking off! I also tried a Xigmatek XLF 62CFM fan which seemed to knock 1c off but i didnt like the smoked black look and the white leds were warmer than my case so it didnt really match. Ive settled for my Artic F3 fan for the moment unless i can find something really powerful and quiet...maybe another AP-15 in the future if its needed.
Edited by Darylrese - 5/2/12 at 1:02pm
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post #1184 of 8626
I've got Akasa apache fans on my 620 there quite good.
post #1185 of 8626
I went with a real fan.

Delta AFC1212DE-PWM

3900RPM 140~ CFM

running 5v from fear of going deaf, or possibly blowing the innards of my 620's rad out.
post #1186 of 8626
Very nice job with the lapping. When you posted the first lapping pics it didnt really look like it had been lapped much but the last lapping session really looks fantastic. That final lapping is on par with what ive seen from the other units that have been lapped in this club.... i said lapped alot lol... lazy lapping lions licks larrys long legs lalalalalal.......

Sorry, got carried away there, lame

looks like a mirror, god got to stop with the words that start with the letter L, going to start making up songs pretty soon.


Fantastic job doing that thing with the sandpaper.... tongue.gif
post #1187 of 8626
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lapped in this club.... i said lapped alot lol... lazy lapping lions licks larrys long legs lalalalalal.......

yeah...that was quite the alliterative styles there, mate.

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post #1188 of 8626
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Right then... ~snip~...maybe another AP-15 in the future if its needed.

Very nice job there, Darylrese.

I have AP15s x 4 (P/P) strapped to my h100 rad and I have found them quieter than the case fans.

I also have a Scythe Ulltra Kaze 38mm 2000 on my H50 rad for the GTX 580 mod. In truth, I dont find it that loud. Might consider those too.
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Skimmed through many of the unread posts since my last visit, so a question to mount users; do you screw your fan in from the underside, then just mount the pump to the bracket? Just trying to get a concept going in my head, but i'm likely over-thinking it.
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Skimmed through many of the unread posts since my last visit, so a question to mount users; do you screw your fan in from the underside, then just mount the pump to the bracket? Just trying to get a concept going in my head, but i'm likely over-thinking it.

That's definitely one way.

I did the bracket fan last, though and just secured it "caddy-corner" with two zip ties. Quicker for me since I wanted to try several different 92mm fans in order to find the right balance of output/silence. I've just decided to stick with the zip ties, personally.
    
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