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I was surprised how quickly I was able to mount a Kuhler 920 onto my GTX 580 using zip ties (about 15 minutes). I've ordered a pair of brackets from Dwood, so I will need to remount the cooler when they arrive in the mail.
As for a custom loop, just leak testing alone is enough of a hassle for me to shy away from it. I'm considering upgrading to a GTX 690 to avoid all the heat my 580s are producing.

Definitely post pictures of two 620's mounted to one card thumb.gif
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Definitely post pictures of two 620's mounted to one card thumb.gif

Damn, you're right. Two 620's mounted to a gtx 690 would be boss!!!
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Sethy, I would like to see how it works out. Artic mentions heat sinking for VRAM and VRMs, but shows no heatsinks. I wonder if you will need to purchase more. It woud be neat if you had access to a temperature meter.
I bought this, it's a bit large and the software is crude.: Amazon PC USB Powered Thermometer Temperature Sensor Data Log (TEMPer1) $10
The fellow estimating the custom loop cost left too many things out. TIM, tubing, fittings, fans, optional fan controller, resevoir or fill port, a bigger case or external radiator mounting hardware, more RAD ($50 is not enough) and appearance items.
I would prefer a better pump. I would also go for a big rad like the MORA3 and hang it on the case side panel. In for a penny, in for a pound. Why not be effective and get more bang for the buck?

Having at look at the Arctic site, it does state 31 heat sinks included , along with all the mounting hardware.
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That shroud is probably quieter and more effective than the stock nvidia ones too... $170 is definitely too much though, could buy the kuhler, heatsinks, a bracket, and a real nice fan for less, but i suppose you lose the advantage of directed airflow (out the case with the hybrid rather than in and around with a bracket + fan).

Should be noted that asetek seems to have some other solutions in the works too... I would consider ditching my NH-U12 for something like the 760GC.
Edited by claes - 6/28/12 at 1:37pm
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Not really the primary source of heat is going to the radiator, the vrm's and such migh get hot but they don't put that much heat into the case.
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I was talking specifically about airflow rather than heat. In some cases there are hard compromises: the stock shroud directs airflow out of the case and doesn't pull too much air, maintaining positive pressure. However, some users can't use it (non-reference cards) or don't want to (silence/mods). In positive pressure cases airflow might also be messed up due to non-reference fans pulling too much air and the lack of direction (out) by the shroud.
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(ooh my first post lol)

will an H70 fit on a vinalla evga gtx 570 with the heat plate still installed? i kno the 620 fits, and wasn't sure if the H70 would also.

for example, these two mods hav the heat plate still.

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Congratz on your first post and welcome to the forum wave2.gif

OMG, OMG... toooooo much TIM. smile.gif

Really, you dont need that much man... less is more with TIM

If it helps. I have a H50 on a 580 and there is no issues. Your setup should work also.
Edited by Sethy666 - 6/28/12 at 4:55pm
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H70 fits too
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H70 fits too
ok thanks =)
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Congratz on your first post and welcome to the forum wave2.gif
OMG, OMG... toooooo much TIM. smile.gif
Really, you dont need that much man... less is more with TIM
If it helps. I have a H50 on a 580 and there is no issues. Your setup should work also.

thanks for the welcome! and yes that's not my mod lolol i just grabbed the image for reference of the heat plate
and aight sweet thanks =)



i'll post pics when i buy the parts and do the mod!

and thanks again both for ur fast replies =D
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