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meh.. i would have loved to avoid other fans to be honest .... and at the same time i didn't want to buy full cover blocks... at this point seems that i have no chance, or i get the full cover or i get some other fan if i use universal blocks ... redface.gif

Personal preference I would just buy some better fans for your case, your board wont be that screwed without the spill from your cpu heatsink plus rads will also help with airflow (pulling air out of case) as long as you have good intakes you should be fine
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You mean passive heatskinks on those golden capacitors? Btw i have no airflow since my computer is sitting on a bench table...
This is it ---> http://db.tt/9sLVdIzb

WOW!! Looks AMAZING!! Do tell how that specific soundcard performs?? I'm getting mine within a month after i do my custom loop with the LIGHTNING in:) Is that the one with built in headphone amp and that nice looking remote that you attach to sound card?? I LIKE! okey waay off topic but i just really want to hear anything and everything of that soundcard. Which headphones are the perfect fit for it? i was thinking of getting a analog 5.1 surround headset but still cant seem to find a Nice fit.
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Personal preference I would just buy some better fans for your case, your board wont be that screwed without the spill from your cpu heatsink plus rads will also help with airflow (pulling air out of case) as long as you have good intakes you should be fine

Doesn't have a case. He has a test bench, that he would rather not add fans to......



Purty, aint it?
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Hey is everyone still using AB 2.3 or newer when OC'ing?
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I am using 2.2.3
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Personal preference I would just buy some better fans for your case, your board wont be that screwed without the spill from your cpu heatsink plus rads will also help with airflow (pulling air out of case) as long as you have good intakes you should be fine

in the past i had universal blocks on these cards, sold it cause i was thinking to get full covers, i fall back when i started reading news about the kepler refresh that it may be out on early 2013, so i thinked that was not necessary spend 200€ for full blocks.... but now, it seems that i may buy again two universal blocks, in the past i used two 120 mm fans on the vrm parts, but i was not so happy by the sound produced by the 120mm fans and the appearance of the fans on vga, it looked like and half watercooled vga ...
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WOW!! Looks AMAZING!! Do tell how that specific soundcard performs?? I'm getting mine within a month after i do my custom loop with the LIGHTNING in:) Is that the one with built in headphone amp and that nice looking remote that you attach to sound card?? I LIKE! okey waay off topic but i just really want to hear anything and everything of that soundcard. Which headphones are the perfect fit for it? i was thinking of getting a analog 5.1 surround headset but still cant seem to find a Nice fit.

thanks mate smile.gif

the card is good enough, but the mic really sucks, seriously, the cable is not long enough to keep the mic device away from speakers. for the rest is a really good card, nice thing it got an earphone amplifier wich works like a sharm!, i often use the card with Sennheiser OCX880, sharp sound and deep bass, no distortion!!! Amazing!, i just wonder what can come out with a serious pair of heaphones /OT
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Doesn't have a case. He has a test bench, that he would rather not add fans to......

Purty, aint it?

what do "purty" means?
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Hey is everyone still using AB 2.3 or newer when OC'ing?

i do use AB 2.3 thumb.gif
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What speed denominator platinums u running? Have you tried oc them yet? I had the 1866mhz and could only get 2000mhz out of them.then I sold them for the 2400mhz..haven't tried to oc them yet but I'm sure they will.well I hope.
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I am using 2.2.3

I also use 2.3...
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