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here some pics with my installation of my accelero S1 rev.2
sorry for the crappy resolution, these pictures were taken with my camera phone.
my dad uses the good camera for work!

accelero s1, two 120mm fans, dynatron case (pci) fan, and one 9800gtx


taking off the old stock cooler


placing the ram sinks


this is with the fans resting on the cooler. i have no wire ties, YET



be back in a little bit, i have to run to the store and get some wire ties for the fans and for the wires in my case.

i'll post more pictures soon!!
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Nice! I have the same cooler, works great even without a fan.
Not bad at all...
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Very nice. Any wire ties will work for this? I am most likely going to be getting one of these very shortly.

Are those fans anything special? Just curious, i dont know anything about fans..
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Originally Posted by PeaceMaker View Post
Very nice. Any wire ties will work for this? I am most likely going to be getting one of these very shortly.

Are those fans anything special? Just curious, i dont know anything about fans..
any wire ties should work, its just how you place them on there

and here are the fans i'm using
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any wire ties should work, its just how you place them on there

and here are the fans i'm using
Nice, I may buy the same ones! 78CFM @ 21dba. That seems PRETTY darn good to me! Anyone who knows more about fans...am I right?
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That's what I did with mine actually. It kept my bfg really really cool.
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Nice, I may buy the same ones! 78CFM @ 21dba. That seems PRETTY darn good to me! Anyone who knows more about fans...am I right?
usually under 20db is considered silent, and i think under 35dB is tolerable, but not too loud. over 40dB is pretty loud to me.
and i have yet to use these (i'm on my mom's mac!) so i'll let you know if they really are that good
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post #8 of 18
placing the ram sinks


You have to put sinks on all of those chips to the right.

the ones that go under the thermal pad in this pic
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post #9 of 18
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placing the ram sinks


You have to put sinks on all of those chips to the right.
I heard the sinks that come with the accelero s1 suckkk... I've read that if you heat them up with a blowdryer/heat gun it helps.
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post #10 of 18
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ive seen numerous reviews about the voltage regulators not being covered with pads, and they all agreed that with good fans blowing on them, you're fine. if i was to keep this as passive, they would probably overheat pretty quickly
is that what your talking about nate?


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I heard the sinks that come with the accelero s1 suckkk... I've read that if you heat them up with a blowdryer/heat gun it helps.
i'll try that.
do you mean to break them in? to get the pads to stick?
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