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Saved me about ten degrees, and the fans are on "low".
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wow. i wish i knew about this before my last newegg order... now i have to pay shipping again.. what is the best 80mm fan?
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WOOT Just purchased 2 fans for this =-) 6$ shipped for 2 80mm fans with newegg savers shipping (1 extra day)
    
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Do i have to remove the heatsink to remove the shroud?
Yes sir.

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Saved me about ten degrees, and the fans are on "low".
Awesome!

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wow. i wish i knew about this before my last newegg order... now i have to pay shipping again.. what is the best 80mm fan?
These seem to be pretty good.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835214006

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WOOT Just purchased 2 fans for this =-) 6$ shipped for 2 80mm fans with newegg savers shipping (1 extra day)
Nice, what fans did you get?
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Ha ha ha I needed a cooling solution for when I do 260 sli are you sure it works in sli on the 750i FTW?
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Thats very nice dude.

Real drop in temperature there, amazing what simple fixes can do
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Ha ha ha I needed a cooling solution for when I do 260 sli are you sure it works in sli on the 750i FTW?
For SLI on the 750i FTW, you would need 80x80x20mm fans like these:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835119042

I've got 25mm fans on it now, and it's so close to letting another card fit. 20mm would definitely work.
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Should i do this on my 280gtx?
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Should i do this on my 280gtx?
If your temps are high, Yus!

I took apart my GTX 280 before, it's built the exact same.
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shane - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835150007

dalder - it's GTX280 not 280gtx
    
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