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post #1 of 18
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Well did this for my four 460s as the airflow was greatly impacted with them being stacked making them run extremely hot. This is just a temp mockup/prototype till I can fab one up out of aluminum. Used 2 120mm fans for push/pull. Dropped my temps on the main GPU nearly 15-20*C, was running mid 80s and now it's 61-62. All 4 cards are folding so they run 100% load.I may have something planned in the future...

Here's some pics for your enjoyment. Don't make fun of the USPS cardboard



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post #2 of 18
Awesome! Been here before, had the same troubles myself, nice solution!
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post #3 of 18
Woot that is nice, but now get a Tube that comes at the back of your tumble dryer mod a fan to it and hang it outside the window, then attach it to the intake fan of your tunel.

And for a filter use old pantyhoes for the end that goes out of the window... been there done that
post #4 of 18
LOL dont make fun of the USPS cardboard its about the best thing from the company !!

Nice job for a mock up at least its actually doing some thing beneficial,

Have to post some pics of the Alloy mod when you have done it,

Nice job by the way.
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Very nice idea!
    
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Woot that is nice, but now get a Tube that comes at the back of your tumble dryer mod a fan to it and hang it outside the window, then attach it to the intake fan of your tunel.

And for a filter use old pantyhoes for the end that goes out of the window... been there done that
Oh man that just made my day...
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post #7 of 18
dude ghetto ftw great job, if I could only drop some degrees off my 5850
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post #8 of 18
haha nice
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post #9 of 18
i did this the cheap way with a delta blower a while ago and L bracketed it to the back of my case...its also on my fan controller i have pics before it was actually mounted electrical tape is everyones best friend...

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post #10 of 18
Awesome stuff man.
At one point I had a fan taped to the back of my case that was sucking the hot air away that was being spewed out by my old 9800GTX and my gts 450 and being sucked straight into my H50..temps were not happy
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