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So I've been seeing people put 620's on their GPU's. I figured heck, if its worth doing, its worth over doing, plus my 480 was hitting 93 deg in Crysis 3... So. I know this isnt the optimal setup but its the best I could do at school. Running Kombuster now, maxing out at 64 degrees at 1.1v, 900mhz core, and 2ghz memory. Ill post pics of temps later. After ripping the entire computer apart and redoing the cables, this is what I have. Think I can push this card higher?. Also thanks to Dwood for the bracket, I was even able to get the stock backplate back on











edit: Temps:


Edited by sbruno624 - 3/13/13 at 3:09pm
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So I've been seeing people put 620's on their GPU's. I figured heck, if its worth doing, its worth over doing, plus my 480 was hitting 93 deg in Crysis 3... So. I know this isnt the optimal setup but its the best I could do at school. Running Kombuster now, maxing out at 64 degrees at 1.1v, 900mhz core, and 2ghz memory. Ill post pics of temps later. After ripping the entire computer apart and redoing the cables, this is what I have. Think I can push this card higher?. Also thanks to Dwood for the bracket, I was even able to get the stock backplate back on











edit: Temps:


What are your ambient temps?
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hot as hell, those were my ambient temps. Im running two monitors so the thing doesnt undervolt in idle. but it doesnt get much hotter after that. I'm switching over to intel so ill run the second monitor off the mobo
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Can you give me a value? Hot as hell is relative. The normal ambient temps in my place are 30-33C.
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I remember trying this mod on my 560 Ti's Lotta fun!

anyways, one suggestion that comes to mind involves the vram. Does the fan on your card still blow? If now, a lot of people would have a little case fan aimed at the GPU just to blow some air across the PCB
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Can you give me a value? Hot as hell is relative. The normal ambient temps in my place are 30-33C.

**** sorry confused ambient with idle.. duh... anyway, I have no idea what they are, I have an air conditioner running though, so it's pretty cool. The coolest I got the card was 36 degrees, and the coolest the liquid got was 33 degrees running on silent mode, and that was with the card down clocked all the way.
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I remember trying this mod on my 560 Ti's Lotta fun!

anyways, one suggestion that comes to mind involves the vram. Does the fan on your card still blow? If now, a lot of people would have a little case fan aimed at the GPU just to blow some air across the PCB

Yeah the fan is on, I was thinking of putting the swiftech heatsink on there if I can find one since they have holes to attach a 92mm fan just to shut the stupid one on there now up, but Im not sure if ot would fit on there, I could always mod it.
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