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post #11 of 19
he's just saying potentially it could make contact with a cap or other and short it out which would blow it. n ot saying with some heavy modding it would happen.
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post #12 of 19
oh i see, well thats the reason i had to make mine all ugly so it will fit. but i wouldnt really worry about it hittin something that under it (something poking off of the gfx card) cuz the original coolers on those cards are pretty close to the card ne ways.
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post #13 of 19
Well, he doesn't mean it will literally blow up... (tiny mushroom cloud, tehe)
just a pop
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post #14 of 19
to mount the cooler im plannin on drillin and taping threads into these holes so that i can use mobo standoffs to give the right clearance so hs makes contact with core, and im willing to grind down standoffs to achieve proper clearance.
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here is the original thread where the person did it...
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post #16 of 19
its a p4 but ur right the principle is still the same, except u cant just bent the mounting brackets to fit it where it needs to be cause they are too thick and will snap and probably will be almost impossible to get correct clearance that way.
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post #17 of 19
Here you go guys, the PERSON who did it .. was me lol

I used my stock Intel P4 heat sink and made it fit on my 7900GS GPU
My Max temp on ATI tool is 62 degree, while gaming is usually around 50 to 55. My GPU core Voltage is at 1.55v. I believe my temps are higher during the ATI tool artifacts scanning because it has a heating phase during its cycle.

Here is my previous Thread and here are some pics to prove I actually did it. (The heat sink blades are a bit crooked on these pictures but have since been straightened out)

Enjoy!

http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/1903...nk-7900gs.html




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post #18 of 19
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Originally Posted by carheadman View Post
its a p4 but ur right the principle is still the same, except u cant just bent the mounting brackets to fit it where it needs to be cause they are too thick and will snap and probably will be almost impossible to get correct clearance that way.
Yes you can bend the brakets and they won't break... just dont' start bending and re-bending and re-bending over and over again.. you'll be fine.

Bend the brakets, get it straight .... drills your 4 new holes, cut off the extra braket ends, then lap it to get better results, apply AS5, then mount with 4 small screws and 4 small nuts.
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I just took a new pictures....

Here you go, my home made creation!
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