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post #1341 of 8630
Saw the 620 on sale at Fry's this weekend for 29.99. If I didn't already have one, I'd have so bought it.

Never has video card cooling been so affordable.

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Anyone try a 670 yet? I just got mine and want to try it but idk if it will mess up my warranty? I got a galaxy btw
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Originally Posted by kcuestag View Post

Anyone knows if I could install one of the EK Supreme HF universal waterblocks on my GTX680's and keep the stock cooler installed to keep the vrm's cooled?
Here's what I mean:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1232473/official-nvidia-gtx680-owners-club/3230#post_17288968

Ive seen this before posted in the Asus ROG forums. The user had a matrix 580 and used a block like you linked. Zipstraped the block to the card and wired the shroud with stock fans back on to it. He included the gpu into their loop. That person seemed pretty happy with the results.
post #1344 of 8630
Which 92mm fans should I order for Dwood's bracket? The Gelids?

Also looking for some 120mm's for push pull on the 620's rads or to just replace the ones it comes with.
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I know i havent had my modded GTX 580 long but i couldnt resist getting a deal on the new Asus Direct CU II TOP GTX 670...I pick it up tomorrow thumb.gifthumb.gif Going to run it with stock cooler for awhile then when DWOOD confirms and ive seen a few others do it, ill refit 'the mod' to the new card thumb.gifthumb.gif
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post #1346 of 8630
congrats on the new 670, thing is beast and much quicker than the 580 AND ITS CHEAPER. Ill will be selling off my Matrix 580 and upgrading when the "real" highend nvidia cards get released later this year. Ive heard that the new cards are very cool running and quiet so you may find that The Mod is not needed.
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Anyone try a 670 yet? I just got mine and want to try it but idk if it will mess up my warranty? I got a galaxy btw

i tried it on my 670 but i wasnt able to get any better clocks and the factory cooling was good enough. i would just say you leave the 670 alone and enjoy it the way it came.
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I can upgrade again at christmas if the GTX 685 turns out to be affordable and a worthy upgrade or just pop a second GTX 670 in thumb.gif

Yes i have seen reviews saying its whisper quiet even under load just 25db so i might not need it but we will see smile.gif

I wonder if you can overclock the asus top gtx 670 even further than its already highly overclocked 1137mhz core? Im certainly going to try!! thumb.gif

I just need to sell my GTX 580 now and put the Direct CU II cooler back on it. The beauty of it all is i have a contact with a well known computer company in the south of england and they have reserved me one before they are even advertising them as they will sell out in 5mins and apparently stock from suppliers is low already. Also they said if i keep it in A1 condition and i dont think its worth the money i can return it for a full refund and then i can just keep my GTX 580. Win Win really although im sure ill keep it. Looking at benchmarks of the Asus Direct CU II TOP, It beats a GTX 680 for £100 less!!

I have been searching on the net all week for reviews on the card and theres so little about, only 2 reviews and no videos or further benchmarks. Im going to post some pictures, comments and benchmarks vs GTX 580 when i get it thumb.gif
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I picked up these sweet Zalman Shark’s Fin 92mm's for the dwood bracket I have incomming, Should be fine right?

The white/black goes with my theme & they are sleeved. I figured it would be best to not skimp on the 92mm's for vrm cooling.
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yep that fan will be perfectly fine for DWOODS bracket! thumb.gif Be sure to post pics up once you have finnished!
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