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post #71 of 7172
lol awesome, I was wondering where to post this mod earlier.
Another ghetto NB "spot" cooler.

I had originally made the 80mm pci slot cooler to mount over my GPU, and it lived there for a long time. But in starting to OC, my NB was getting fairly warm, so this was born.

Parts:

80mm? stock heatsink fan from
2 x pci slot covers
2 x metal screws
1 x general pc screw
1 x bread wire tie lol

Build Log?:

I didn't want to destroy my awesome pci slot cooler mod from before, so I was trying to figure out a way to lengthen it or ziptie/wire tie it in there.

Strangely enough another pci slot cover snapped perfectly onto the other and then I just lined up the hole in the bottom with a screw. Screw doesn't really hold much, it just kind of "pins" it into place, fairly loose really.

The bread tie is linked from the 80mm to the cpu fans shroud, and it is pointed in the general direction of the NB heatsink.

I think it takes the temp down about 4C on load

Pics:

Screw "holding" it in place


Farther Pic


Closer up, PCI mating
post #72 of 7172
Quote:
Originally Posted by meticadpa View Post



Yes, that is a raised hole in some cardboard for an optical drive mount, and yes, that is a removable motherboard tray.

(Sorry for the last pic... I was spasming while talking it. >.<)
One ghetto fabulous rig in this whole thread. Congrats repped


(Oh I see a couple more popped up after yours, I missed the next page of posts somehow LOL)
Edited by Neur0mancer - 2/22/10 at 1:15pm
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post #73 of 7172
This is a vent I made to suck acetone fume out of the room when I'm DICE'ing. It's a foil dryer vent that I run out the window with one of those god awful orange Thermal Take 80mm fans in it....Hey now it works better then it looks...





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post #74 of 7172
A while back when my pc was still in its early days and my 8800gt fan broke






Turns out this cooling was much more effective then stock
   
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post #75 of 7172
My bench setup for GOOC 2009:








This is a fan screwed into the fins of my NB in my crappy puda (it was a G31 and ran HOT....this worked fantastic!!)






And a little fresh air for my HDD:

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post #76 of 7172
@Ando

I'm going to go ahead and put you down as my teammate in the "unofficial" OCN Ghetto Mod Squad. Not sure if that's duct tape, but it's tape for sure, so you're well on your way .
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post #77 of 7172
Quote:
Originally Posted by R00ST3R View Post
@Ando

I'm going to go ahead and put you down as my teammate in the "unofficial" OCN Ghetto Mod Squad. Not sure if that's duct tape, but it's tape for sure, so you're well on your way .
Sounds good to me and yup its just like duct tape but yellow
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post #78 of 7172
Thread Starter 
lol wow some ghetto-ness I have seen
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post #79 of 7172
This is win right there.

http://i273.photobucket.com/albums/j...2008/vent3.jpg
Edited by mr soft - 2/22/10 at 3:48pm
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LOLz if you look at my first pic - the mouse pad im using is a scrap bit of paper with ram timings and straps scribbled all over it!!! )
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