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you should know then that its their top of the line cooler series. iceq is a legend for its own as they are making them for i dunno how long.
he is talking about iceq series. it is true that it is the only one fully rear exhaust custom cooler. i dont remember any other similar model from different brands.
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ah yes, forgot about toxic series from sapphire, but they are not always made as rear exhaust.

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There's one example. There are more out there, but they are scarce.
post #32 of 38
love how they flared out the intake fan. you can see that it intakes air from the back of the card too. very smart.

i like the blower fan design more because i have a sound card and it blocks the fans sometimes on those dual fan design heatsinks.

need to get a mobo with a PCIe 1x on top of the main PCie 16x..

i swear that should be a standard...and have the graphics card as far away as possible.
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This guy has such a bad accent. And I'm not really buying it about their cooler design, it looks ugly as sin.
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TBH with you guys, i adore it. Pure function over styling. Clean, simple and robust looks. Awesome.

you know that this cooler exhausts some air back to the case?
Edited by prznar1 - 3/6/12 at 11:26pm
post #35 of 38
It's still a rear exhausting card.

All cards, even rear exhaust ones, will add heat to the case. That's why it's important to have proper overall ventilation and air flow.
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It's still a rear exhausting card.
All cards, even rear exhaust ones, will add heat to the case. That's why it's important to have proper overall ventilation and air flow.

No one refuted that.. But rear exhaust is obviously far better than none at all. If possible at least. No one complains about lightnings or anything as they shouldn't.

It's just a nice card and something different.
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No one refuted that.. But rear exhaust is obviously far better than none at all. If possible at least. No one complains about lightnings or anything as they shouldn't.
It's just a nice card and something different.

You must of read this all wrong tongue.gif

Was just giving another example of a rear exhaust card and was giving a rebuttal that all cards will give off heat no matter if they are rear exhaust or not.

It's definitely a nice card. I personally prefer rear exhausting reference cards myself wink.gif
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need to get a mobo with a PCIe 1x on top of the main PCie 16x..
i swear that should be a standard...and have the graphics card as far away as possible.

Just don't get one where there is a heatsink right next to the top PCI-e x1 slot.. Mine has the heatsink, and pretty much cannot install anything in that slot.
 
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