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How do you have yours mounted? I'm trying to decide, front or back?



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you can mount it both ways but i like mine on the underside so the air blowing from the fan also gets the smaller heatsinks for th memory.







here it is mounted on the with the fan on the top. i just wedged in, not attached yet.
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i have mine wrapped around the card like the second pic
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i have mine wrapped around the card like the second pic

the NB heatsink on my mobo wont allow me to do that so I just lleave it underneath the card. it does take up a lot more room when it is underneath.
to save some space it would be better to have it mounted so the fan goes on top.
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the NB heatsink on my mobo wont allow me to do that so I just lleave it underneath the card. it does take up a lot more room when it is underneath.
to save some space it would be better to have it mounted so the fan goes on top.
I understand what you're saying. The fan would be pulling and blowing toward the face of the card, right?
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I understand what you're saying. The fan would be pulling and blowing toward the face of the card, right?
yes the air will blow upwards towards the video card and in turn also cool off the memory heatsinks as well
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