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Originally Posted by 1keith1 View Post

What do you mean by this? (in the OP)
Edit: nice Kolmain I have done the same thing to my GTX480 just yesterday. have even worse idle temps still at around 49C with dual monitors. I tried to add thermal paste because there wasn't enough on the kuhler but i'm gonna take it off later today and lap it as well.

I just unplugged my second monitor to test and idling around 32°C drool.gif
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post #522 of 8603
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Originally Posted by OverClocker55 View Post

Are 460's the 256-bit worth buying like a h80 or h60 for and doing this mod?

Ive done my GTx 580 with a H-50.

If the tubing for the h80 / 60 is anything like the H50, its a bit stiff and not all that flexable.

Id go with a Antec purely due to the tube flexability.

Having said that, Im very happy with the results my old H50 is giving me. Id imaging a H60 / 80 would deliver comparable temps.

Your call really wink.gif
post #523 of 8603
It would seem that all these coolers 620,H40,60,70,80,100 all have the same amazing effect and from what ive seen its perhaps 6c spread across all coolers so its more about which works best for your situation. 620s' are a proven all round performer but peeps have issues with pump noise. Corsairs offerings are less flexable tubing and the older pumps had shorter waterlines. Corsair does have more variance in that they offer models with double thick rads, 240mm rads, round head or square head pumps, higher end models have access to corsair link tech albeit so does Antec with the 920 (go for link tech, go for link tech) which offer some amazing "extras".

Then there is whatever is cheapest.
post #524 of 8603
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Originally Posted by Kolmain View Post

I just unplugged my second monitor to test and idling around 32°C drool.gif

http://www.overclock.net/t/1203528/official-nvidia-gpu-mod-club-aka-the-mod/330#post_16653069

26C idle tongue.gif
post #525 of 8603
Add me please.


Instead of zip ties I lasered out a bracket at work. It uses the same design as the stock bracket with the cut out notches and you insert it and twist the pump. For the bolts I used the ones that came out of the stock heatsink, they are the same thread as the mounting holes one the corners of the chip so I was able to use those holes and didnt have to drill back through anything so I can put the stock heatsink back on anytime and you would never know.


Its held on very tight and I am very pleased with the results, max temperature before was 80c now 49c.

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+REP for nice bracket. You should start selling those =)
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Very nice, Dwood!
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+REP for nice bracket. You should start selling those =)

could sell it for 5$ shipped

gotta get enough rep here, got a few things to sell when I finally get there
Edited by Dwood - 3/21/12 at 6:28am
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very very nice DWood. Theres a huge demand and market for these brackets, you could make a killing!! Great price too at $5 shipped for buyers!! Shame someone hasnt done this yet on a large scale in the UK or US!
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To those who have done this mod...

How noisy is the Antec Kuhler 620 pump? I bought one a week or so ago specifically to do this mod but haven't fired it up yet. Can you hear the pump above the other system fans?
    
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