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Hi, I'm looking for a water block for a BFG Ageia PhysX card. From previous experience i know a "geforce 4" heatsink fan fits it, but I don't know much about mounting on such old cards.

I really want to know if the Danger Den Maze 4 and Maze 5 GPU blocks will fit, as my first choice would be a low profile Maze 5, second choice being low profile Maze 4.


The previous heatsink is a Vantec Iceberq 4, which was recommended here I think, but rather rediculously as its 6000RPM fan is louder than the stock fan. I mention this because I know the Iceberq 4 fits the following, so i want a waterblock to fit the same.
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post #2 of 19
Wouldn't water be an overkill for a PhysX card..?
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post #3 of 19
PhysX cards are really a fluke.
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Wouldn't water be an overkill for a PhysX card..?
yes water would be overkill for a useless card
    
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post #5 of 19
I pulled the stock HSF off of my Asus P1 PhysX card and placed a Swiftech MCW60 over it but the holes don't even come close. I would think the maze series has the same hole pattern as the MCW60.
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post #6 of 19
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Wouldn't water be an overkill for a PhysX card..?
I would think so, a good third party aircooler should be plenty. I do not remember seeing anything for a PhysX card thou.
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post #8 of 19
Nothin like a polished turd. You can put tons of nice stuff on it, but in the end its still a useless yet shiny.. but still useless PhysX card.
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post #9 of 19
You definitely don't need a waterblock for it. And the card isn't even supported anymore, so it's pointless to keep it.

Might be better to save some money and just wait for NVIDIA to take advantage of PhysX.
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post #10 of 19
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Yeah, I know it's overkill. that's obvious for something that fits in a PCI slot with a 4 pin molex connector. but I'm going for silence and already have water cooled cpu, chipsets, mosfets and graphics. so will you please post something more useful, preferebly answering my question about the maze4 and maze5? cheers.
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