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My lapped XP-90c, thanks TheInformationator :)

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Thanks to TheInformationator's guide on lapping I was able to lap my xp-90c in about 6-7 hrs. This is my first lap, I guess it could of been a little better but I was eager to get it done haha. Also lapped my opteron 146.

Ambient temperature is between 25C to 26C (78F - 80F)

Thermalright XP-90C w/80mm coolermaster fan @ 1800rpm

Before temps:
Idle: 34C
Load: 47C

After temps:
Idle: 32C
Load: 43C

Once it hits winter here the temps will drop more probably.

BEFORE


AFTER


Thats a bamboo plant you see in the reflection...


Btw my 7900gs cooling:


Temperature tests were done with ATITool 0.26 with 3D View on

Coolermaster 70mm fan @ 2400rpm

(Stock clocks)
Temps:
Idle: 44C
Load: 54C

Thanks again Informationator, really appreciate your guide...It helped me out a lot!
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post #2 of 15
I must say, that is one of the best lap's i've ever seen. Awesome!
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Thanks Kopi, it was well worth my time
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post #4 of 15
That is a wicked GPU cooler.

Nice lap job man. Better than my first one.
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nice lap there buddy
    
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nice lap
    
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Is that a XP-90C on a GFX? o.O, aren't they for CPUs?

6-7hours?

Anyway,nice lapping job, you did better than me
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Nice lapping and nice GPU cooler. It looks just like one I've seen a few times on vr-zone. How did you work out the mounting? It looks like a CPU cooler to me
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Thanks guys for all the responses and compliments. Thanks for whomever gave me the +1 rep

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Originally Posted by Fishie36 View Post
Nice lapping and nice GPU cooler. It looks just like one I've seen a few times on vr-zone. How did you work out the mounting? It looks like a CPU cooler to me
Yeah fishie it is actually a cpu cooler hehe. Its a old p4 cooler with a copper base from coolermaster. I did the same mod on my x800pro. It's pretty easy, anyone can do it. All I did was use the factory holes on the card, lined them up with the cooler, marked it with a pen and tap 2 holes thru the cooler. It's that simple. Here's what it looks like on the other side:

Mounting


Closeup


I used paper washes so the metal washers wouldn't damage any of the pcb.
All though since the cooler is bigger then stock, it takes up the other pci-e slot haha:



I mainly did the mod because I got tired of the annoying stock fan.
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no coolers for the ram sinks then?
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