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I can't move up the 7850 because I broke the fan on the 7870. The intel fan rammed into the stock fan shortly after I took the photo, and the stock fan lost a fan blade.

I used 2 120mm fan on the 7870, making it 3 slot. Btw CF bridges are only 3 slots wide...

Besides, even if I put the 7850 vertically, it will over heat when I run FAH with a 120mm fan pushing air into it.
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post #3052 of 7172
Opps.
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The PCIE riser is normal. What I'm trying to figure out is why he took a sledge hammer to the bottom of the case to get it to fit and not just move up a bit more?

So it's normal just to rest a graphics card on top of another one and attach it with a pcie riser to get it to fit? ok cool

 

Well I suppose the resting on top of another card part not so much. It's kind of hard to see what is going in that case. I thought it looked to be mounted like some of the +1 expansion slots might be.  like this

 

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I can't move up the 7850 because I broke the fan on the 7870. The intel fan rammed into the stock fan shortly after I took the photo, and the stock fan lost a fan blade.

I used 2 120mm fan on the 7870, making it 3 slot. Btw CF bridges are only 3 slots wide...

Besides, even if I put the 7850 vertically, it will over heat when I run FAH with a 120mm fan pushing air into it.

 

You might want to consider running an open air system? Or swap the cards around?

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You might want to consider running an open air system? Or swap the cards around?

Don't worry, for everything you see in the pic, I only have the case and the water loop with me. Everything else is either fried, sold for mining, or sold for OCing biggrin.gif
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post #3055 of 7172
that's my first ghetto mod for upcoming gpu modding, This is the easy way to enhance your stock intel cooler and provide corsair cooling performance smile.gif




bump, sounds like no mod for me, i just broke teh fan qq

if there could be a way to fit stock gainward fan from gtx 295 to intel heatsink that would be a nice thing
post #3056 of 7172
Needed a quick way to mount some leds so i just crammed them in some headers! works with and without the header block. Though i should throw some electrical tape on the non-blocked one.

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post #3057 of 7172
I need to get me some stickers.
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Wall pc. Held up by thumbtacks. Guaranteed it get no gheto-er than this
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I'll have a proper picture for you guys soon, but I will describe my most recent ghetto modding.

I have three Nidec BetaV TA450DC's. Each one draws 1.3A and at 12V blows about 110CFM at 3200RPM and about 1000dB.
I want to run all three as high-flow intakes on Project Black and Copper - a computer that has to be in the same room I sleep in.
330CFM intake is good, a million dB is not.

So, I made my own 5V adapter cable for the fans. The Nidecs start fine on their own at 5V.

Here's a MS Paint illustration, until I can find the cable for the camera.

 
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I'll have a proper picture for you guys soon, but I will describe my most recent ghetto modding.

I have three Nidec BetaV TA450DC's. Each one draws 1.3A and at 12V blows about 110CFM at 3200RPM and about 1000dB.
I want to run all three as high-flow intakes on Project Black and Copper - a computer that has to be in the same room I sleep in.
330CFM intake is good, a million dB is not.

So, I made my own 5V adapter cable for the fans. The Nidecs start fine on their own at 5V.

Here's a MS Paint illustration, until I can find the cable for the camera.
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

Nice. BTW for situations where 5V is not cutting it but 12V is too much you can draw 7V by using 5V line as ground. However, this should be used with caution as some PSU's can act up (depending how they are done internally) when doing this so if going for that it would be best to test it for a little while with the PSU out of the PC so that if it blows the damage is limited wink.gif It should be fine as long as you are drawing only a small amount of amps that way. I have not done it myself though so take this with grain of salt smile.gif
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