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post #11 of 18
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Wow those lian li ones look beefy. But i already ordered the Antec Dual Slot Super Cyclone Blower.

Will see if i can reverse the air flow and fabricate some sort of an intake hood for it, to keep it from drawing warm air from the psu & gfx card.

Failing that those double 120's might be worth trying.
post #12 of 18
I have an NMB blower out of a Dell server in the bottom of my multimedia machine blowing out of an expansion card slot, its undervolted to 5 volts coz on 12 volts, its not only super insanely loud, its also got enough pressure output to move itself away from the expansion card slot, coz its just sittin in there.
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post #13 of 18
I had a Lian Li BC-08 and it really didn't help. Instead I removed the metal cover and now use it to hold fans behind my HDD cage. That works much better to maintain airflow.
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post #14 of 18
i just bought a cheap one off newegg. i am running an unlocked 465 gtx (to 470gtx) with an icy vision cooler there isnt much room between the top of the video card and my noctua d14. the heat in between there was crazy when i was benchmarking. i put the cheap thing in between there with the fan facing down (basically touching the back of the video card). it kicks out a ton of heat when the card is loaded up. i have so many fans in my case that it doesnt add much noticeable noise. it is really needed? absolutely not, but i can feel hot air coming out under load, so it must be doing something.
post #15 of 18
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Yeah i noticed afterwards that there were intake pci cards, but

1. i dismiss anything made out of cheap see through plastic out of hand (y'know, the brittle kind), and

2. i was only really looking at the cfm.

At this point i'm really looking forward to taking apart the blower more than i am to anything else with whole thing.
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i had one of the antec ones and it had no effect on my gpu temps
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post #17 of 18
Never bothered. Real airflow that actually affects temperatures are from bigger fans.
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post #18 of 18
I put a slot fan under my old 9400 gt, it lowered the temps by ~10C and it wasn't all that loud either.
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