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Ok guys here are the pics of my 80mm case fan mod. All you need are two motherboard riser screws, two ~1.5" screws (of same diameter as mobo riser), and 1 80mm case fan, and probably a molex extension cable.
Sorry about the poor quality of the pics, as I used my girlfriend's crappy phone camera.













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Well ATIFLash supports our cards now.....only if RaBiT supported it....we could get more voltage with the 1Gb cards.....
http://www.techpowerup.com/downloads...lash_3.43.html
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did that cause any real difference in temps or overclock?
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Ok guys here are the pics of my 80mm case fan mod. All you need are two motherboard riser screws, two ~1.5" screws (of same diameter as mobo riser), and 1 80mm case fan, and probably a molex extension cable.
Looks good, great idea you had there. I would probably try it out, but I just got all this delivered today:



My HR-03/R600, HR-11 Backside Cooler, Antec 92mm Fan, and a Vantec Spectrum Fan. You would make me think I wasted all this money.
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Well ATIFLash supports our cards now.....only if RaBiT supported it....we could get more voltage with the 1Gb cards.....
http://www.techpowerup.com/downloads...lash_3.43.html
So can we change the clocks using this tool? It doesnt seem to be compatible with Vista 64bit, so I'd like to know before I boot into XP to figure it out.
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So can we change the clocks using this tool? It doesnt seem to be compatible with Vista 64bit, so I'd like to know before I boot into XP to figure it out.
You don't boot into the OS using this tool. I used it with my X1950 Pro to flash a BIOS that I edited with RaBiT. You make a bootable flash drive (or cd, floppy,etc) that boots to DOS and you perform the flash command.


About the temps:
It dropped my load and idle temps on the core as well, but the most improvement was obviously on the backplate. OMG the memory is soooo much cooler. I could almost burn my finger on the metal brace and backplate, but now they're barely warm. It only takes about 5 minutes to install.
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You don't boot into the OS using this tool. I used it with my X1950 Pro to flash a BIOS that I edited with RaBiT. You make a bootable flash drive (or cd, floppy,etc) that boots to DOS and you perform the flash command.


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So I'd have to backup the BIOS, then edit the default clocks in the bios, then reflash? Is there a tutorial for the commands for ATIflash floating around?
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So I'd have to backup the BIOS, then edit the default clocks in the bios, then reflash? Is there a tutorial for the commands for ATIflash floating around?
I don't know, but all you have to do is type:
atiflash
without any of the extensions(i. e. atiflash -r -p or whatever) and it will give you all of the proper extensions. It's fairly easy as long as you pay attention to the directions in the help file. If you want the USB flash drive formatting program to make a bootable drive I can upload it to you. However there is no GUI program ATM that can edit our card's BIOS. I'm not sure of any other ways around it.....other than actually editing the hex code itself.....I have no idea if that's the case. I'll be reading up on it in the next few days, as I should be able to get some gnarly OCs with some more voltage. I have great temps with this extra fan installed, and I have another FM92 that puts out WAY more air, but it's pretty loud..

Hey here's a thread at techpowerup
http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?p=479397
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I'm going to play around with it and see what I can do. Post if you find anything interesting.
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I'm going to play around with it and see what I can do. Post if you find anything interesting.
I'll let you know.

BTW I played the Crysis beta to gather some info on the temps with the backplate fan on, now that I've reseated it properly. I gathered some temps before I installed it as well. I see a good decrease in temps for the core, but the memory has an INSANE decrease in temps. It's almost cool to the touch, where before it would practically burn you....

BTW disregard the minimum numbers, as I alt+tabbed out of the game to start the temp monitor...




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