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Bending heatpipes on a HR-03

post #1 of 12
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Here's a look at what I did in order to install two HR-03's with fans. I didn't have enough space on the first video card to install a fan, so I made space. I did it by hand, which is why the bend isn't perfect, but it fits. Very snug, in fact.



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post #2 of 12
wow im serprised you didnt break them, good job man

thats sick lookin, how are your temps
edit: oh and welcome to the forums, and how the heck you gonna get that in a case
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I get temps of 37 load and 31 idle with an ambient temp of 20. You can't tell from the pics, but the motherboard is fastened to the wood. I stopped using cases a couple of years ago. Too much hassle.
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post #4 of 12
Nice mod!

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post #5 of 12
Very nice temp's!!! Good looking mod...
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post #6 of 12
lol a case modder that doesnt use cases (thats funny)
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post #7 of 12
great work
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post #8 of 12
Nice, i didn't think you could bend heatpipes without ruining them or breaking them.

Btw whats with your Tuniq? It's facing the wrong way.
post #9 of 12
Sweet, I too found the heat pipes bend fairly easy... did a little tweeking on my SB HR-05 SLI
    
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post #10 of 12
I think this offset cooler work better?http://www.jab-tech.com/product.php?productid=3450
I order 1
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