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Thermalright HR-03 & x1900 Crossfire Solution

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After reading all about the HR-03, here and here, I decided to order two of them along with two 92mm fans and see how well (and if) they'll work in my rig.

Having enough room for everything is my only concern (I doubt I'll be able to mount a fan on each heat sink). But since this is my first time modding these video cards, or any hardware for that matter, I thought I'd make a thread. I know this has already been done on here, but I figured what the heck. Everything is ordered and on its' way. I'll post remarks and pictures once everything is here.

What my rig looks like now:





Idle Temps with Stock Cooling @ 100% fan speed:
ATI Tool Says - 40C
CCC Says - 52C

More to come.
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Nice. Is that the Evercool crab cooler thing on your RAM?
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Yep sure is. It's the goofiest fan I've ever seen. It works alright though.
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You may have some clearance issues with the lower side panel fan.
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You may have some clearance issues with the lower side panel fan.
Yea that's where I'm expecting to have to work a little magic to get a fan mounted. The heatsink can be mounted in two ways, so I'll have to see what will be best. If nothing else the lower card will have to go without the fan, which shouldn't be a big deal because I'm gonna put two new 60mm fans on the removable case panel which will blow right onto it anyway.
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