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post #31 of 77
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Originally Posted by Bryceb View Post
what are the measurements of the mesh, have an ultra x-blaster and this seems like a good idea
Since 2 60mm fans pretty much fill up the space, I'd go with 12cm x 7cm
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post #32 of 77
Plastic sprinkles container, scissors, electric tape and boredom! Looks like a couple degrees off so far. Blows the air right into the 8800GT.

I'm thinking of making a duct from the 8800GT to the 120mm and see how that works.
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Edited by ignite - 6/21/08 at 9:09pm
post #33 of 77
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Originally Posted by Adrienspawn View Post
Since 2 60mm fans pretty much fill up the space, I'd go with 14cm x 8cm
I measured
Mine is actually 14cm x 9cm, but I've got about 1 1/2cm extra room height-wise. 14x8 should keep you snug but comfy.
(Unless you're a perfectionist, thennn I'd say shave a half cm or so off both ways )
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post #34 of 77
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ignite View Post
Plastic sprinkles container, scissors, electric tape and boredom! Looks like a couple degrees off so far. Blows the air right into the 8800GT.

I'm thinking of making a duct from the 8800GT to the 120mm and see how that works.
Why not just put a 'wind reciever' on the 8800GT, dixie cups work great like seen here on my GTS...



Advantages:
-No need to exactly line up the shroud
-Extra airflow cools down other parts of card/mobo SB area
-No opening/closing case hassles with shroud getting in the way
-Easier to do (I tried both ways and temps were same)

You can even use a bigger dixie cup if it makes you feel better!
Edited by Qbert - 6/22/08 at 1:48am
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Crapola...double post..man I need to go to sleep.
Edited by Qbert - 6/22/08 at 1:49am
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Sweet use of x50mm. Hahaha.

And x38mm on the NB...nice!
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FIrst my 2 hdd's were getting way to hot (so hot i'd burn my fingers if id touch the side)
SO i did this:


Result: Harddrives beeing around 25C! (thermometer on the side lol, it measured 20C so i added up a few C for the inside)
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