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post #1 of 23
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hi i wanted to know if i can use a big typhoon as a vga cooler... i know its kinda huge but dont worry about the space... how can i attach the big typhoon to the video card? (i want to use it on a Radeon X850XT) and what to do for it to not breake or something...
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post #2 of 23
Are far as I know you'd have to fabricate some kind of mounting system b/c the copper block of the BT will most likely block the holes in the VGA card. I don't see it happening (for relatively cheap).
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Well, Do you have a thin-tipped black marker, Drill bits (To be more specific, 1/8"), Drill-Press, And possibly some sandpaper?

If you do, Its by all means completely possible, Just aslong as air can get to the fan and its not bottoming out on the bottom of the case...
post #4 of 23
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dmn it... why cant it be more simple?
look heres a big typhoon! >Pic<
and heres a radeon x850xt... >Pic<
now look at the gpu and look at the base of the big typhoon... all i need is to fit it on the gpu and find a way to keep it there...
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post #5 of 23
lol and some way to support it so it doesnt snap the card in half...lol but if it works itd be as good as water cooling the card! do it man, make it work, i wanna see this!
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post #6 of 23
ok by the looks of it you will have to fabricate your own bracket shaped like the one for the BT for mounting it on a cput, but it will just have to be larger to meet up with the holes in the vga card, and you will want to make the bracket strong to make up for the bigger size of it.....you dont want it to flex or it wont make good contact w/ the gpu
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post #7 of 23
Zipties and some sheet metal fabrication.
post #8 of 23
you'd probably have an easier time trying to convince Thermaltake to make a VGA version.
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post #9 of 23
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you'd probably have an easier time trying to convince Thermaltake to make a VGA version.
and agp version would be no better than a zalman cooler or an arctic cooler, they will just make it smaller and ruin the kickass performance of it, i might just try and mount the BT to my gpu aswell when i go to water in the future....
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post #10 of 23
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so all i need to do is to build a big "middle socket" thingy that will hold the big thyphoon and will fit in the holes? and i need to make sure the heat is passing ok... can someone draw a quick doodle in paint or something so i could understand how its should look like...
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