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But the fact that you can get the 620 for so cheap defeats the purpose of even thinking about the corsairs. And I like the rubber tubing on the Antec's
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But the fact that you can get the 620 for so cheap defeats the purpose of even thinking about the corsairs. And I like the rubber tubing on the Antec's

+1

And if you need fan control via temp and such you might as well get a Antec 920 which is cheaper then the H80/100. But it would be over kill for the heat AMD cards put out.
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+1
And if you need fan control via temp and such you might as well get a Antec 920 which is cheaper then the H80/100. But it would be over kill for the heat AMD cards put out.

H80's and H100's would be VERY hard to mount because of the square design.
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H80's and H100's would be VERY hard to mount because of the square design.

nah... you would just need 4 zipties for each side for the square shape, then a ziptie down from the middle of those sides. Wouldn't be to bad
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What do you guys think of these fans? 74cfm 15db
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835226042

from what i have read around on the internet, most manufactures lie about cfm and db. 15db pushing 74cfm is pretty ridiculous. The very well regarded thermaltake ty-140 can only push 73cfm @ 21db.
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They dont lie just stretch the truth of there specs.
They measure the db at 1M away on a 90 degree angle of intake and the CFM is measured with no air restrictions.
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I just bought the Antec from th3m3rc. Will be putting it on my 6850. It's doing fine at 980/1100 during games and 1000/1100 during folding. I was able to clock it higher but everytime the temp gets above 70c, it'll error during stress test. Or I had it folding at 1075 but when it hits 70c, it stopped. So I'm hoping this will improve things. biggrin.gif

But I'll need VRM solutions. My card does not have any sinks on them. frown.gif
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Meh... I hit the quote button instead of edit.
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Like to thank everyone in this thread for the insight. Bit the bullet and picked up 2x620's installed yesterday in a very very tight case that I was having heat issues with because of the graphics cards. First couple burn ins I got a 64c and a 87c on the card with less airflow/ tighter bends on the tubing. Thought that was the problem but decided to reseat the cooler anyways, rotated the cooler 30 or so degrees to get a better route for the tubes ... also tightening the snot out of the zap straps. Ended up with a 56c average burn in on that card ...


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I'm thinking that if I can get those temps on the gpu2 cooler that has it worse off, I need to reseat the other.
Edited by ReeferMadness - 3/1/12 at 8:33pm
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Holy mackerel! Tight fit is right!
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