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Decided to go against what people said about using an Asus Direct CU-II cooled card in an FT-02.



The card now runs a lot cooler than it did in my previous case smile.gif
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post #4342 of 6404
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rapid7 View Post

Decided to go against what people said about using an Asus Direct CU-II cooled card in an FT-02. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
The card now runs a lot cooler than it did in my previous case smile.gif
Looking good! That card looks beast!
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post #4343 of 6404
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rapid7 View Post

Decided to go against what people said about using an Asus Direct CU-II cooled card in an FT-02.
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

The card now runs a lot cooler than it did in my previous case smile.gif

Always loved the FT02, looks great. Yea I'm not sure what's up with most people thinking that if you're using a 90 degree rotated motherboard case, that you can't use an open aired venting graphics card. thinking.gif My 680 Lightning runs very well rotated like that in my FT03.
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Its just the physics of how heat pipes work that get some people worried. But yea, I use a ASUS Direct CU-I card and the temps are lower now than in my last case. So I'll just go ahead and assume that the benefits of the 180mm fans outweigh the loss of cooling efficiency due to the 90deg rotation.

Oh and, I finally got the DemciFlex filter:

Wrote a bit about it in my build log: http://www.overclock.net/t/1348459/build-log-silverstone-ft02-watercooling-build-name-my-build/40#post_19146349
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Does anyone of the SUGO-Owners has LED-lights in his case/system?
post #4346 of 6404
Quote:
Originally Posted by PCModderMike View Post

Always loved the FT02, looks great. Yea I'm not sure what's up with most people thinking that if you're using a 90 degree rotated motherboard case, that you can't use an open aired venting graphics card. thinking.gif My 680 Lightning runs very well rotated like that in my FT03.

SOME GPU coolers works well with a rotated mobo design. the 680 lightning happens to be one of them. so you either looked specifically for that or you were really lucky in picking one that happens to be compatible. had you gone with something like a asus DC2, then it might not have worked as well.
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Originally Posted by psyclum View Post

SOME GPU coolers works well with a rotated mobo design. the 680 lightning happens to be one of them. so you either looked specifically for that or you were really lucky in picking one that happens to be compatible. had you gone with something like a asus DC2, then it might not have worked as well.

I did not choose my 680 Lightning just because it would perform well in a case with a 90 degree rotated motherboard. In fact, I had my 680 Lightning way before I even bought a Silverstone case, had it back when it was in my Switch 810 water cooled. I think MOST GPU coolers work well with a rotated mobo design....if you're basing your opinion off of some kind of testing I would like the linky please. Otherwise to most it would make sense that an Asus DC2 cooler would perform as well as a MSI Twin Frzor cooler no matter what orientation they are in.
post #4348 of 6404
Quote:
Originally Posted by psyclum View Post

SOME GPU coolers works well with a rotated mobo design. the 680 lightning happens to be one of them. so you either looked specifically for that or you were really lucky in picking one that happens to be compatible. had you gone with something like a asus DC2, then it might not have worked as well.

Strange as i'm running a DC2 cooled card in an FT-02, glad I went against what people are saying that they don't perform well in a 90 degree case.
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Update with new card:




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Quote:
Originally Posted by Rapid7 View Post

Decided to go against what people said about using an Asus Direct CU-II cooled card in an FT-02. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
The card now runs a lot cooler than it did in my previous case smile.gif
Looking good. That cards looks beast in that case.

Quote:
Originally Posted by .theMetal View Post

Update with new card: Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)



Nice upgrade. How do you like the new card and what were you rocking before? Clean set of cables and nice job on the cable management. thumb.gif
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