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Originally Posted by Ultisym View Post

Not questioning your motives, I knew there would be no significant increase in performance. Still wanted to know the results. It will undoubtedly increase the life of the components and make cooling the rest of the system that much easier.
I wish my card could go past 1.212 so I really could test the true benefit of doing this mod. Unless I want to go the pencil route and change resistance I don't I can do anything about it frown.gif.
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This is what... IMO the Kraken G10 should look like.

It's so ugly it's not even funny... IMO. Now I don't have to see any NZXT logos. Taking care of the backplate too.

Some Dremel action and 20 mins on a grinder and we have just the mounting bracket. Couple this with a shim (I have a 1080 FE, requires a shim) and this is what the G10 should have been. If NZXT shipped just the mount bracket, multiple shims and screws it would fit any GPU with stock VRM cooling.

Just some thoughts.
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I wish my card could go past 1.212 so I really could test the true benefit of doing this mod. Unless I want to go the pencil route and change resistance I don't I can do anything about it frown.gif.

Do you have custom watercooling, full cover waterblock and a redundant amount of rad space?

Thought not.

1.212v won't give you anything but throttling unless your GPU die is at ambient temp (30c loaded) or less.

So let that dream die. smile.gif

*edit*

Pencil? That's so 2006.
Edited by nexxusty - 8/12/16 at 1:16pm
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I wish my card could go past 1.212 so I really could test the true benefit of doing this mod. Unless I want to go the pencil route and change resistance I don't I can do anything about it frown.gif.

Id be with you on Kepler and earlier versions. But these newer gpus are so efficient your not going to see any big difference going higher than what you can already achieve at the 1.212 with water cooling.
   
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hi planning to put nzxt g10 with id cooling 120 mm radiator.. but im a bit concern about the vrm on the 980ti g1 windforce..i found this old 290x vrm heatsink kit..and i think it fits nicely on my 980 ti g1




and its ok to leave the vram without heatsinks of i put nzxt g10 ?
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hey dont know if it has been asked anyone tried to see if it fits on the RX 480 reference pcb?
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Does anyone know if the G10 fits on an RX 480 reference?
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Nice dremel mod on the g10 AIO plate, but I would still need a fan to cool the vrms on my XFX 390X though. The stock vrm heat sink is good but not enough.
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Ive never had a problem with the VRM heat sinks on the STRIX GPU. Even though i always thought they were a little small for the task. The NZXT fan blowing on them has always been sufficient. A lot of the time, the issue with GPUs with high temps on the VRMs involves poor airflow in general within the case. Of course certain AMD VRMs are hot no matter what.


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Ive never had a problem with the VRM heat sinks on the STRIX GPU. Even though i always thought they were a little small for the task. The NZXT fan blowing on them has always been sufficient. A lot of the time, the issue with GPUs with high temps on the VRMs involves poor airflow in general within the case. Of course certain AMD VRMs are hot no matter what.


i see, i have nzxt s340 case and nzxt x61 mounted on the front





my temps goes sky high while playing gpu intensive games like gta v, witcher 3

i want to lower my temps

my load temps at max peak is 81c
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