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post #131 of 8626
Remove that IHS! Your 33C idle is dang high! It's gotta be the TIM and space between the die and heat spreader. You can take that 620 and mount it right on the die. You'll get the best temps doing that. My idle is 1-2C above ambient temp in the room...so legit!
post #132 of 8626
Ya I just used the TIM that was on the 620:/ and this was my very first mod done so I know I could of gotten it closer. With my card the 620 is actually ziptied to the metal frame which is then bolted to the PCB. I was thinking of making a custom shroud and fitting it with the card can and using it to cool the vram, any ideas on the current setup I have?
post #133 of 8626
Ur mount looks the same as my 560ti. If so then you should be able to keep the shroud. Look at my log, link on first page. Pm me for further assistants. My card looked fantastic covered but i had no fans cooling the PCB, may be an issue with your hotter running card.
post #134 of 8626
For PCB cooling I've always thought that a dual 60mm RAM fan cooler may just work if clipped to the back of the PCB. Same way it attaches to the RAM clips, they are rufly the dame width.
post #135 of 8626
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A Kuhler is going to cost you $50 - $60 ish. Use that money and sell the GPU and get the proper GTX460 336 SP version, or just get a GTX470. They can be had under $150 now. Overall better upgrade. thumb.gif


I would, but from what I gather, I broke this one in fairly well not OCing it for the first 9 months of use. I say this cause I have achieved clocks that alot of the Asus DirectCU II Models have issues obtaining at the voltages I run. I run 890core 1000memory as daily use with only 1.025v, somethign the 470's even have issues doing stabily. It's a great card, but I think a GPU block will be the best route for me.

    
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I have decided to join the club! I havnt had time to fire them up yet, been pretty busy with other stuff. But here are some pics. I like how the first mod i decide to do it is just tear up my GPUs. Ha. Enjoy!
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I cut up the shrouds.. Got to drinkin and said screw it.
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The bottom one is the first one I cut, as you can see it is not very circular.. On the second shroud I went much slower and it shows
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Thanks for the idea, I had some fun doing this mod.

I like this one, was it impossible to fit it underneath without cutting so it looked normal like then pny ones?
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post #137 of 8626
Anyone here tried this? No mod required and cools the rest of the card as well for only a couple more $$$

http://www.zotacusa.com/omni-upgrade-kit-za-omni.html

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post #138 of 8626
thats sweet i bet we're going to see alot more of these gpu close loop coolers =D
post #139 of 8626
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thats sweet i bet we're going to see alot more of these gpu close loop coolers =D

I hope so, but I doubt this thing sold well as I have never seen it, only seen the card with it, but even that rarely.
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post #140 of 8626
Hello all,
I have always wanted to put my GPU under some water but never had the money mad.gif and now that I have a SFFish case I dont have room for a loop. But then I came across this thread and a light bulb went on thumb.gif I am really interested in this but I do have some questions... first thing first. Do you need to get extra heat sinks for the card? Has there been any failures so far? Is it worth it to do this mod with a Twin Frozr II? Anyway here is a picture of the PCB of my card (MSI GTX 560Ti Twin Frozr II) I am sure that I will have more questions to come but for now I cant wait to hear back from everyone!

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