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I wanted to put my gtx 470 underwater.

Question 1
I seen http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=29841 and was wondering when i put this on the card, what speed will the fan need to be to cool the other components that need cooled, im trying to go for quiet but i cant find a full block for 50$ lol

And if it would work well to cool the card.

I plan on modding the 470's case so that it stays factory looking.
Minus the 2 holes for the tubes.
And if the rs240 rasa kit would be sufficient for it.
post #2 of 12
I would just pay the premium for fullblock and not worry about your vrm burning out or anything =D
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dont have the cash for a full block
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You need to do this.....fullblocks. If you buy the universal, you'll need to buy heatsinks for you vram too.
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believe me i wish i could but after i order rasa kit,another rad,nb waterblock,mosfet waterblock,white tubes,and sleeved cable extenders ill only have 50$ extra hence the gpu chip only block.

I was under the impression you could leave the stock vrm/memory cooler plate on and run the fan.
but will the fan run as loud as it norm would is my question
post #6 of 12
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believe me i wish i could but after i order rasa kit,another rad,nb waterblock,mosfet waterblock,white tubes,and sleeved cable extenders ill only have 50$ extra hence the gpu chip only block.

I was under the impression you could leave the stock vrm/memory cooler plate on and run the fan.
but will the fan run as loud as it norm would is my question
Perhaps wait and save up the extra cash to get the full water block. It's what I did. Makes everything look neater, too.
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post #7 of 12
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I wish i could make a post and get a actuall answer....
post #8 of 12
you should not mod the original cover for ur gtx 470. if you ever need to send your gpu in for warranty you'll need to return it back to stock, and having a hole for ur hose to run through is not going to clear or get an okay with asus.

but regarding your question, get copper heat sinks over vrm and memory, probably 120mm fan or those smaller fan and attach it over the copper heatsinks.
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post #9 of 12
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Originally Posted by solar0987 View Post
believe me i wish i could but after i order rasa kit,another rad,nb waterblock,mosfet waterblock,white tubes,and sleeved cable extenders ill only have 50$ extra hence the gpu chip only block.

I was under the impression you could leave the stock vrm/memory cooler plate on and run the fan.
but will the fan run as loud as it norm would is my question
Why are you cooling your mobo mosfet and northbridge? Doesn't make any sense to do so. They run cool without WCing. If I were you, I would take the money your spending on your mosfet and nb blocks and spend it on a full waterblock for you 470. That's definitely the way to go.
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post #10 of 12
ill asnwer your question for you... yes you can use that block however you need the vram heatsinks and its not recommended you modify the case of the card as stated before you wont get a rma. if you choose to leave the fan on it will run accordin to the temp of the chip even tho it has no impact thus it will throttle fine for cooling. What some people have done is take the hs that it comes with and jsut cut the spot for the water block to go in but again no rma then.
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