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I friggin love those heatpipes, meh I don't care for dual slot.

I nearly bought the 7870 with pipes like that.

nice card tho

it does look nice..
i am quite happy with my non-top version of your card but i think mine might beed some mounting bracket to fix the cooler issues of so i hear but i am not sure if i will as it runs fine smile.gif .
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it does look nice..
i am quite happy with my non-top version of your card but i think mine might beed some mounting bracket to fix the cooler issues of so i hear but i am not sure if i will as it runs fine smile.gif .

is yours version2 or 1?

I don't have any mounting issues, all that was on version one. they didn't have an adequate mount to the pcb or frame. hence V2.

and the top only means its got a ocd bios. they probably overclock similar
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it does look nice..
i am quite happy with my non-top version of your card but i think mine might beed some mounting bracket to fix the cooler issues of so i hear but i am not sure if i will as it runs fine smile.gif .

is yours version2 or 1?

I don't have any mounting issues, all that was on version one. they didn't have an adequate mount to the pcb or frame. hence V2.

and the top only means its got a ocd bios. they probably overclock similar

i think it is version 1 since the cooler is about an inch over the end of the PCB and version 2 is flush?
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yea version1 is a different shape also. think it is recommended to have a mounting bracket for those.....

the cooling shroud is totally different.
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yea version1 is a different shape also. think it is recommended to have a mounting bracket for those.....

the cooling shroud is totally different.

sorry it is a crappy pic and older pic.. anyway is this shroud you mentioned?



also if i have version 1 what bracket should i get?
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post #66 of 73
youd have to research the best mount for you. ive seen two types, one that covers the entire card and one that's an added mount from the port plate.

how bad is your card drooping?
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youd have to research the best mount for you. ive seen two types, one that covers the entire card and one that's an added mount from the port plate.

how bad is your card drooping?

ok i will find out about the mount.

as you can see in that pic it was dropping quite a bit. then i lossened the screws and zip tied the PCB to the 5.25 frive bays and tighten the screws back up so no dropping now smile.gif
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ok i will find out about the mount.

as you can see in that pic it was dropping quite a bit. then i lossened the screws and zip tied the PCB to the 5.25 frive bays and tighten the screws back up so no dropping now smile.gif

bit of a ghetto mod, maybe best to get a suitable mount then. maybe email/facebook asus or something (never know might get lucky and they offer a new card tongue.gif)

from my understanding what happened with version1 was the droop caused a poor contact with the heatsink and processor leading to high temps. also its unwanted stress and looks awful.

and tbh I couldn't see much in that pic lol
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ok i will find out about the mount.

as you can see in that pic it was dropping quite a bit. then i lossened the screws and zip tied the PCB to the 5.25 frive bays and tighten the screws back up so no dropping now smile.gif

bit of a ghetto mod, maybe best to get a suitable mount then. maybe email/facebook asus or something (never know might get lucky and they offer a new card tongue.gif)

from my understanding what happened with version1 was the droop caused a poor contact with the heatsink and processor leading to high temps. also its unwanted stress and looks awful.

and tbh I couldn't see much in that pic lol

i will ask around thanks smile.gif

a bit better pic as you can see the end of the cooler. i need to get a decent camera a phtograph my rig lol
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Ended up getting all the money back and getting a 780 for a bit more smile.gif Good deal if you ask me.. should be getting it today YEAH!! And although the last one failed, i got an Asus again..
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