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post #621 of 7143
wow, taping a PSU on. That is ghetto.
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Its actually a good thing the PSU dont fit... i put the 360 fan as my exaust fan and my temps idle @ 19-22c
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post #623 of 7143
Quote:
Originally Posted by kill View Post
Its actually a good thing the PSU dont fit... i put the 360 fan as my exaust fan and my temps idle @ 19-22c
because idle temps are really what matter when you are using a computer.

sorry if that sounds mean, but too many people throw around idle temps like they matter. They dont matter.

If your idle temps are 40c and you load temps are 40c? what does that say?
post #624 of 7143
lol thats a good point ill run prime 95 for 20 min then tell u what load is

EDIT: I did 10 minutes(6 tests) and the temp stopped rising after test #3. Load is 31c
Edited by kill - 1/30/11 at 11:08am
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post #625 of 7143
Quote:
Originally Posted by kill View Post
My ghetto setup

Horrible Cable management


PSU TAPED to case cuz it dont fit


Reason PSU dont fit


360 fans where PSU goes
gross lol, those fans in the PSU Bay are not going to a bit of good you should cut a hole in the side panel and drill holes then mount the fans in the side panel pulling hot air away from your 9600
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DDDD never thought of that...
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post #628 of 7143

lol note the NB fan is from a broken PlayStation 2 and is wired up to spliced USB cable for Power
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post #629 of 7143
Quote:
Originally Posted by xd_1771 View Post
You've really gotta show me all this some day. That was just hilarious.
I actually came up with a ghetto solution to the overheating issues the first ghetto pic was attempting to solve.

I built a mega-franken-heatsink for my GTX 460 as no one seems to make an aftermarket air cooler that would fit in my case. It's made from an old Athlon 64 cooler with a pile of other heatsinks stuck on with ceramic thermal adhesive.

Ghetto bolt on attachment:








I even heatsinked the vrm's on the back of the board:





And here it is installed, as you can see it's a very tight fit in my case so I need a lot of cooling that doesn't use much space:







As ugly as it is, it's still 10-15° cooler than stock at load. Ghetto win!
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post #630 of 7143
Sorry Photograph...that setup is WAY too sophisticated to be ghetto. LOL

Looks like it's more Mission Impossible than MacGyver, all neat and tidy. Much neater than the time I tried to attach a 1kg CPU heatsink to my 6600GT...
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