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Hey wardad glad the mods worked well for ya. This mod is soon becoming a legit cooling solution and less a mod. Nice comments btw.
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Hey wardad glad the mods worked well for ya. This mod is soon becoming a legit cooling solution and less a mod. Nice comments btw.
I already consider it a legit cooling solution. It is the only one I will recommend people whom are looking into aftermarket coolers for their graphics cards.
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I already consider it a legit cooling solution. It is the only one I will recommend people whom are looking into aftermarket coolers for their graphics cards.

Here on OCN peeps are pretty open minded but the response has been much less warm when posting on other .... places. Ill look at the tech lvl or the person first and base my suggestion for cooling on that. Most get the "leave it alone" statement but others i may suggest it if i think they are capable.
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Here on OCN peeps are pretty open minded but the response has been much less warm when posting on other .... places.
Yeah, I once got someone who was convinced that an Antec 620 could not cool a GTX 480 sufficiently.
post #2075 of 8622
ya its pretty amazing the resistance there is towards this mod by some posters elsewhere. Lots will say its pretty neat but there are some/enough hardcores who outright refuse to accept this is happening or that its even possable to cool a gpu using this method.
post #2076 of 8622
So my gtx580 VRM's or at least the PCB is getting darn hot under them. The top of the PCB is showing around 71C when folding. Wayyy hotter than my core. I just ordered a 70x10mm fan to blow right on top of the PCB by the VRM. My guess is the stock thermal pad is crap, where I replaced 1 thermal pad its 60C so htere's quite a drop in area just from the different thermal pads. I figure if I have a good fan blowing down on the PCB it'll really help keep everything cool. I also might help direct airflow over the PCB via a custom PCB backplate I'll make. So we'll see how it goes. I just ordered the fan now and I expect to get it sometime next week.
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Very interested in your backplate idea...
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post #2078 of 8622
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I already consider it a legit cooling solution. It is the only one I will recommend people whom are looking into aftermarket coolers for their graphics cards.

Thats taking a bit far imo.

Yes this mod is super cool, and incredibly easy.

But there are still some very nice aftermarket air coolers, and some people on a budget will prefer that.

Additionally, the vast majority of people who delve into water cooling still prefer to do custom water loops.

So although this mod has its place, and its a great thing dont get me wrong, to say its "the only one you will recommend" is doing a huge disservice to your fellow overclockers and computer enthusiasts.

/off soapbox
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Does this work on GTX 670s?

 
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post #2080 of 8622
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Does this work on GTX 670s?

Yes. There are a great many 670 users posting here in this thread, and other similar threads.
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