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Originally Posted by Kolmain View Post

There was plastic knobs sticking up where the "feet" of the cooling unit were, so it was just barley missing it, it would work if i took off the pcb but I rather have that on :/

theres every chance the antec khuler will not make any contact aswell you know...why not just remove the heat plate?
post #462 of 8622
I was thinking of watercooling my EVGA 560 Ti for a school project. The teacher asked that I have to have at least 3 feasible designs.

Can there be different designs for watercooling with a CPU watercooler? Like, different ways of mounting, or different placements?

The teacher said something like this
"When choosing something independently, I always advise students to think very carefully about whether or not the idea would allow them to actually achieve the highest levels in each criterion.

For example, how would you come up with three different design ideas for this?"

Does anyone have different designs for watercooling a gpu with a CPU cooler?
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Couldnt you have ideas like:

Mount the pump directly onto the GPU using cable ties / custom bracket
Making a custom shroud to fit a pump and fan to the card
Modding the original shroud to accoddodate the new pump
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theres every chance the antec khuler will not make any contact aswell you know...why not just remove the heat plate?

True, but people here have stated that the Antec works wink.gif
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post #465 of 8622
Antec works, if you look at my log in my sig I check the facing before I fully install my Kuhler 620.
At least on the GTX 470 the GPU heatsink sticks above the PCB heatplate by about 2 mm or so. The 620 surface is flat with no offsetting points unlike the Corsair.
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Just placed my order! thumbsupsmiley.png

Is it worth sanding down the concave center?
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post #467 of 8622
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Originally Posted by Kolmain View Post

Just placed my order! thumbsupsmiley.png
Is it worth sanding down the concave center?

Yes most people see almost a 5'c difference.
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post #468 of 8622
I just put a Kuhler 620 on my MSI GTX570, the weird one with the 470 PCB and 460 cooler (sucks a big one). Dropped idle from 50*C to 26*C, load from 90*C to 45*C with a single AP-15 in pull.

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post #469 of 8622
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I just put a Kuhler 620 on my MSI GTX570, the weird one with the 470 PCB and 460 cooler (sucks a big one). Dropped idle from 50*C to 26*C, load from 90*C to 45*C with a single AP-15 in pull.
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are those BARE VRM mosfets i see?! ph34r-smiley.gif
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are those BARE VRM mosfets i see?! ph34r-smiley.gif

Nope, they have those little cheesy heatsinks on them. They are all at the bottom of the card.
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