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I don't have the $$ for an aftermarket vga cooler. I was wondering if 2 80mm fans mounted side by side underneath the video card would help any? If so, is the temp difference worthy of the installation? I already have one 60mm fan with a plexiglass shell sitting on top of the card.
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I don't have the $$ for an aftermarket vga cooler. I was wondering if 2 80mm fans mounted side by side underneath the video card would help any? If so, is the temp difference worthy of the installation? I already have one 60mm fan with a plexiglass shell sitting on top of the card.
I pulled out the expansion slot covers out and put a fan aginst the open slots under my vid card. It helped my temps a lot. If you have the space put em in and play with them until you find the position that yeilds the best temps, you may be supprised at how much cooler your cardd runs.
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Yeah, a simple exhaust fan can do wonders for temps. When I put a 120mm exhaust fan in my case, my GPU temps went from 53 idle/82 load to 50 idle/68 load.
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