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How goes the passive cooling? And I love the idea of 100% passive as a test of the components.
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Good with the exception of the gpu. Powercolor hasn't released their passive 7850 and I'd rather not build my own. Besides being 100 percent passive, this is also supposed to be something anyone can easily build.

I have my doubts however that their graphics card can be 100 percent passively cooled.
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I ran into this video on youtube and it made me think of this thread. Youtube Vid
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Any deliveries from OP? I wish I had the money to do such an experiment frown.gif
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Been following this thread with keen interest. Quick question at the OP, when you did your preliminary testing with a GTX 660, what were your ambient temps like? Barely breaking 60c on your cpu with passive cooling is a bit hard to believe....
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Been following this thread with keen interest. Quick question at the OP, when you did your preliminary testing with a GTX 660, what were your ambient temps like? Barely breaking 60c on your cpu with passive cooling is a bit hard to believe....

Remember too that it's an ivy i5 @ 3.0 .860vcore. That's an extremely low vcore. Cooling the cpu with the massive passive cooler at these settings is the easy part. Ambient temps would have been 23-24c or 75f
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If you are still looking for a PSU Enermax has a fanless 550 watts and a 650 watts on the way
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