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Got an H80 slapped on my 670 FTW. Lowered max heaven temps from 67-69 to 50-52 biggrin.gifbiggrin.gifbiggrin.gif

I'm about to get started OCing to see how far I can push this baby thumb.gif

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Nice dust buildup on your Antec 620.
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Nice dust buildup on your Antec 620.

Haha I know huh. My house is always super dusty because of our dog. I meant to grab some air at radio shack yesterday but totally spaced it. It'll be fixed within the week though smile.gif
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Haha I know huh. My house is always super dusty because of our dog. I meant to grab some air at radio shack yesterday but totally spaced it. It'll be fixed within the week though smile.gif
I just took mine out of the case and blew on it. biggrin.gif
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Got an H80 slapped on my 670 FTW. Lowered max heaven temps from 67-69 to 50-52 biggrin.gifbiggrin.gifbiggrin.gif

I'm about to get started OCing to see how far I can push this baby thumb.gif


What did you use to shim the card?
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I just threw it on with a bracket from triptcc.com.
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What did you use to shim the card?
The base plate is not on the card, it;s sitting next to the case.
No shim is needed when the base plate is removed.

Plate on, plate off, it's a matter of personal preference.
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The base plate is not on the card, it;s sitting next to the case.
No shim is needed when the base plate is removed.

Plate on, plate off, it's a matter of personal preference.

Yeah exactly. No shim needed with just the bracket I used. It was extremely convenient and inexpensive too. Highly recommended.
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Yeah exactly. No shim needed with just the bracket I used. It was extremely convenient and inexpensive too. Highly recommended.

I like keeping the plate on. No messing around with VRAM, VRM heat sinks, and I keep the original fan.
Just needs a good sized shim, and some lapping. Add a small cardboard box for the fan.
Highly Recommended.

edit:
Keep It In Context: The shim is needed only when the GPU top sits below the base plate. "In a pocket"

A shim is rumored to add 4-5c to the GPU chip. For the dinky little shims anyway..
The 40mm x 40mm shim I used has more than double the surface area in contact with the pumps copper plate.
Lapping the shim and pump makes that extra area useful.
Lapping generally helps anyway, about 2-6c depending how bad off the pump is.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1203528/official-nvidia-gpu-mod-club-aka-the-mod/2680#post_18842825
Edited by WarDad - 1/14/13 at 9:20pm
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Yeah exactly. No shim needed with just the bracket I used. It was extremely convenient and inexpensive too. Highly recommended.

No heating worries?
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