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post #11 of 16
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Originally Posted by Phoebus View Post
Robilar, do you have that fan blowing ON to the cards or drawing air FROM them? I could try this easily, as I have the extra 120mm Gigabyte fan that I replaced with the Scythe.
Blowing on them. Pulling air away would create a dead zone around the gpu's fans.
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post #12 of 16
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119122

this case is great for cooling if you add in 4x120mm fans on the side
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post #13 of 16
OK.. GTX's are hot cards. Having a nice 120mm fan at the front for intake is the best idea ive seen plenty of C drops in the matter with the case closed and that 120mm there. IF you are interested in air I would tell you the the Thermalright Hr-03 They are amazing when you get a good fan such as the Vantec 92mm Tornado
post #14 of 16
You need to give the GTX cool air. If you have a fan on the side of the case feeding the GTX cool air the temp differential will help to cool the card. Right now it looks like your cards are taking in the warmer air from inside that case.
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post #15 of 16
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Originally Posted by Robilar View Post
Here is what I did with my pair of 8800gtx
Check out me ghetto cooling on my old GTX's

 
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post #16 of 16
Well I had some problems with cooling my 8800gt`s sli in my chieftec case...

What I did was that got two 80mm fans blowing on them from the front, then I used a cheap dremmel and made a hole on the bottom of the case and on the top.
So the two 80mm fans blow on the cards from the front, while 3 120mm fans take out the air on the top, bottom and the back. That dropped my temps a lot! not to expensive to do it either! here in norway you get a cheap dremmel for 30-50$. and it was actually quite fun to do it!

Sorry I dont got a pic, but my cams destroyed:/
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