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I had the metal mesh before, but like I said I kinda like how it sits right now, returning to mesh or probably getting a new plexi so I could punch a whole through it would be the last resort.


@andrew: you mean turn the front fan higher rpm or getting another fan at the end of the tube?

@badwrench: actually I had the slot cooler 2 pci slots lower before but this set up helps cools it, at least the lower pcb, by let say 1 to 2 degrees cooler


I will first try to have a fan blowing inside my case and see if that helps, if not then probably I have no other means of cooling the GPU
add another fan at the end of tube

GTX2**<<-air--[FAN]<<-air--[TUBE]<<-air--[FAN] case


where is the fan intake on the gtx290, whats the make/model?
Edited by andrewmchugh - 3/12/11 at 4:47pm
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i see i see... i'll give it a shot! it's a Inno3D gtx 295
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add another fan at the end of tube

GTX2**<<-air--[FAN]<<-air--[TUBE]<<-air--[FAN] case


where is the fan intake on the gtx290, whats the make/model?

I added another fan at the end of the tube and another fan blowing directly to the side of the GPU. helped with the temp a little bit. Idle went down to 60C. I putting a hole underneath would probaby be better though
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i think it might be time for a new GPU
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I added another fan at the end of the tube and another fan blowing directly to the side of the GPU. helped with the temp a little bit. Idle went down to 60C. I putting a hole underneath would probaby be better though
Yer u need to get clean air to the under side of the card. as thats where it breaths in fresh air.
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Yer u need to get clean air to the under side of the card. as thats where it breaths in fresh air.

Will try this when I get the time to take it apart again haha
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When you add more case fans, it would make sense it increase the fan speed on the gpu as well to compensate. If you don't the air is just blowing right over the the card as opposed to being sucked in.
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