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post #11 of 22
If you can get a pic of the board of your gpu using the ek cooling configurator i could highlight the vrms.
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post #12 of 22
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Quote:
Originally Posted by huhh View Post

If you can get a pic of the board of your gpu using the ek cooling configurator i could highlight the vrms.

Yeah it sucks I can't get a full block. But this is the PCB.also would ek akasa VGA heatsinkswork.also I was think because I have nzxt 530 I was going to mount a fan on the hardrive cage to blow over the vrm s
post #13 of 22
The VRMs are under the grey thermal tape in that photo. The black tape hides the memory chips.
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post #14 of 22
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Originally Posted by charliehorse55 View Post

The VRMs are under the grey thermal tape in that photo. The black tape hides the memory chips.
so do I need the put heatsinks on both of thoes spots. And my idea with the hard drive cage and fan will that work?
post #15 of 22
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Will I need to cool both. I recently bought a pack EK AKASA VGA Heat sinks. From what I think they can only cool the memory and not the VRMs. Considering if this is true would these be alrigth? http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=207_314&products_id=24256

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post #16 of 22
You mainly will need the heatsinks on the VRMs, you won't even be able to get them on all the RAM because the thermosphere will cover some of them. Whatever RAM is exposed if you can get heatsinks on them then so much the better. Look under the stock cooler first, it may already have a heatsink on the VRMs, if it doesn't then maybe you can get something like this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA4DR1KR9613

I have no idea if it would actually fit or work, but for the price maybe worth a try? It looks like each one would cover 2 VRM's and it's copper to match the thermoshpere. GL.
 
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post #17 of 22
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thanks again I will order everything soon. thumb.gif andwill try everything out.
post #18 of 22
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Is it worth buying the gelid vrm heatsink kit

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835426042&cm_re=vrm_heatsinks-_-35-426-042-_-Product

?.Because I read it wont fit unless modified on this card.but I don't know.so is it worth buying and modifying or trying to fink others like these.

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=207_314&products_id=24256
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA4DR1KR9613

thanks thumb.gif
Edited by TheEnfusedBird - 10/15/15 at 3:14pm
post #19 of 22
Alternative:

Flog you current card as a "Special Limited Edition" on eBay to get the most money out of it and buy another (reference PCB) card which DOES have waterblocks for it smile.gif
post #20 of 22
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Um maybe, I was thinking of that but I will just buy a gelid vrm kit and the ek thermosphere with ek akasa memory heat sinks. its a good idea but nah thanks anyway thumb.gif
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