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DONE!

I finished my build! everything fit together and I hid those hideous wires.

Problem is, the GPU I got came with an aftermarket cooler that I have no way to hook up. I fired it up anyways with a fan on the GPU and it works! It wants me to install windows, and I want to, but that GPU issue is standing in the way... Woe is me!

Anywho, thanks to everyone helping out with my questions. If I ever figure out how to get the fans spinning on that GPU cooler I will post lots of pictures!
     
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I'm having a hard time understanding what you mean by that. The cooler on the card shouldn't need any attention; all you should need to do is plug in the PCI-E connectors to the card and go.
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so there is no fan other than an external fan cooling your card?
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Looks like I need to be a lot more specific

http://www.overclock.net/ati/957429-...hings-not.html

I posted this earlier this morning. As for the plug on the card, it doesnt match with the cooler. It is a 2 pin and the 12v/7v plugs coming from the gpu cooler are 3 and 4 pins.

As for the external fan, The heatsink was dissipating the heat (warm heatpipes) and I had the table fan blowing full blast for the short 20 or so seconds I had it on, I didnt really want to risk hurting anything.
     
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