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I seen a video recently that someone just used a 240M on a R9 290, wondering if anyone else did this?


Part 1 Install
Part 2 Temps
Edited by bluedevil - 4/7/14 at 8:17am
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post #2 of 52
There is a club here on OCN full of people doing this. I will see if I can dig up the link for you.

Here:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1203636/official-amd-ati-gpu-mod-club-aka-the-red-mod

Have fun. thumb.gif
Edited by BradleyW - 4/7/14 at 9:20am
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post #3 of 52
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Originally Posted by BradleyW View Post

There is a club here on OCN full of people doing this. I will see if I can dig up the link for you.

Here:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1203636/official-amd-ati-gpu-mod-club-aka-the-red-mod

Have fun. thumb.gif

My bad! thumb.gif
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post #4 of 52
Quote:
Originally Posted by bluedevil View Post

My bad! thumb.gif

Not a problem.
Word of warning, after doing this mod, the VRM's will require passive cooling using small heat sinks and maybe a fan pointed towards that area in general.
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post #5 of 52
Very nice mod either way.

As for VRM's, some of us take it to a new level smile.gif
http://www.overclock.net/t/1203528/official-nvidia-gpu-mod-club-aka-the-mod/5360_40#post_21841606
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post #6 of 52
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Originally Posted by Nukemaster View Post

Very nice mod either way.

As for VRM's, some of us take it to a new level smile.gif
http://www.overclock.net/t/1203528/official-nvidia-gpu-mod-club-aka-the-mod/5360_40#post_21841606

Lol. I dunno if I am gonna something that extreme. biggrin.gif
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post #7 of 52
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nukemaster View Post

Very nice mod either way.

As for VRM's, some of us take it to a new level smile.gif
http://www.overclock.net/t/1203528/official-nvidia-gpu-mod-club-aka-the-mod/5360_40#post_21841606


Nice. I'm using the seidon 120m on both of my 7950's. Bolts right on without any bracket. Temps are great. I'm using the stock heatplate and stock reference fan to cool my cards. Temps are DEFINATELY much better than an air cooling solution.
post #8 of 52
I had a 240M on my single 290 ..... now I'm Cross Fired.



So I went back to 120M's.

SS
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I had a 240M on my single 290 ..... now I'm Cross Fired.



So I went back to 120M's.

SS

And it bolted right up?
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post #10 of 52
Looks great. You may be able to try one of the rads in the rear 120mm slot on the case

So the Cooler Master ones fit with the stock bolt holes right?
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