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GTX 970 VRM cooling (enzotech)

post #1 of 15
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Would like to treat my ordered GTX 970, with some better VRM cooling. But what do I need?
I will be getting an Alpenföhn Peter 2. So there is plenty of clearance for either of those below.


MOS-C1
http://www.enzotechnology.com/mos-c1.htm

or

MOS-C10
http://www.enzotechnology.com/mos_c10.htm

And do you think it will work better, than the small preinstalled VRM cooler?
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post #2 of 15
What 970 did you get?
post #3 of 15
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EVGA GTX 970 SC

EDIT: But I can still change it to another brand, since the hardwarestore needed around 4-6 days to bring it home.
Edited by wendigo4700 - 12/11/14 at 7:51am
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post #4 of 15
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EVGA GTX 970 SC

EDIT: But I can still change it to another brand, since the hardwarestore needed around 4-6 days to bring it home.

You will have to buy extra heatsinks then, since EVGA uses a vrm heatsink thats stuck to the ACX2.0 cooler.

Edit: Not sure why you want to buy an aftermarket heatsink I doubt it'll provide much better cooling.
Edited by Gilles3000 - 12/11/14 at 8:10am
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Perfect. I wonder which one of the VRM heatsinks I wrote in #1 that would be best?

Thinking about dimensions for VRM on the videocard itself VS. dimensions on each of the two heatsinks.
Edited by wendigo4700 - 12/11/14 at 8:14am
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post #6 of 15
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I just ordred the Enzotech MOS-C1 for VRM and Enzotech BBC9 for memory. Think those MOS-C1 has the right size. But if you look at my attached picture here. Is it all correct?

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post #7 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by wendigo4700 View Post

I just ordred the Enzotech MOS-C1 for VRM and Enzotech BBC9 for memory. Think those MOS-C1 has the right size. But if you look at my attached picture here. Is it all correct?
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

Yes, those are most likely the correct size, and the right ones need cooling too.
post #8 of 15
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I guess they just fake looked VRM. Because EVGA says to me as of right now, that they dont need cooling. Those 4 to the far right side.
I sure hope those copper MOS-C1 wont perform worse compared to default.
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post #9 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by wendigo4700 View Post

I guess they just fake looked VRM. Because EVGA says to me as of right now, that they dont need cooling. Those 4 to the far right side.
I sure hope those copper MOS-C1 wont perform worse compared to default.

They probably don't require as much cooling, since the stock cooler uses a heatspreader on them instead of an actual heatsink. But imo, it can never hurt to give them some extra cooling.
post #10 of 15
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Does GTX 970 have VRM temperatur monitoring ?

Would be awesome if I could check it, once I get everything installed. So I have an idea, how those Enzotech holds up on the VRM.
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