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Poll Results: Would you be interested in Purchasing this product

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 49% of voters (60)
    yes?
  • 10% of voters (13)
    no?
  • 27% of voters (34)
    maybe?
  • 24% of voters (30)
    I would pay £13 shipped for the bracket including the shim of your choice
122 Total Votes  
post #81 of 261
Awesome thanks for the update.
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post #82 of 261
http://www.overclock.net/t/1424611/build-log-a-kuhler-mod-for-2/10#post_20857742

I've updated my Kuhler mod. Definitely need a shim with the EVGA GTX 780 SC ACX card.
I didn't take a measurement as I don't have anything that small to use but I'd guess 1.5mm shim . The PCB plate mount sits right under the oval shape of the Kuhler plate on the 620.
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post #83 of 261
got a 7870 joker from club3d currently with a nzxt kraken x40 selfmade bracket because dwood isnt delivering, if you need a tester for that card i can help you out. thumb.gif
post #84 of 261
Thread Starter 
I havent ordered shims yet thank god cos there not cheap. I will look at getting diff thicknesses. Do you think there going to work.
post #85 of 261
I'm looking into ordering some shims in the mean time to finish my Kuhler mod build. I think it will need to be 1.5 or 2mm thickness, but I don't have anything that small to measure with at the moment.

I couldn't fit the Kuhler 620 block with the PCB plate on. No matter which orientation I tried, one of the mounting screws would sit under the copper CPU plate.

I think I can get the order in for the shim sometime this week. Taking the cooler off the 780 is incredibly easy so I should be able to get a measurement to how big a shim I'll need,
The 780 Die itself is smaller than the Kuhler 620 block.

Yes the shim will work. If I need to trim it with my Dremel I don't know, I don't think that will be necessary. A square shim will fit easily.

Your mounting plate, you tell me tongue.gif

Would the raised PCB plate mounting screws pose a problem? No they shouldn't as the shim will set the Kuhler above those screw mounts. thumb.gif
Edited by Aparition - 9/24/13 at 11:41am
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post #86 of 261
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How thick of a shim are you ordering?
I was thinking the thicker the copper the less heat transferred but im guessing this is not going to be the case. For a rough estimate do you think .9mm 1.5mm and 2.0mm thick shims will be the norm needed.
post #87 of 261
1.5 and 2mm is what I'm looking at.

The shim should be a very minimal performance hit. 1 to 2c difference if any.

I think a selection would be best for you that the customer can select based on their card. For the prototypes having all 3 would be good just to get a range of shims that work.
Edited by Aparition - 9/24/13 at 12:43pm
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post #88 of 261
Thread Starter 
Aye a will include all three with the prototypes. Im just shopping around for best prices.
I wish some more of my stuff will sell on flebay
post #89 of 261
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the 1st post has been updated and a poll added please take a look.
post #90 of 261
Sweet new title!
So far votes are positive tongue.gif
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