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This is a guide on how to lower your gpu temperatures with a stock Intel fan.

The only thing you need is a stock Intel fan.

Just place the fan on the back of your GPU. Right above the video processor.

Then plug the fan in to your motherboard/fan controller.

Before my GPU was at 69*C while Folding.
After adding the fan my GPU was at 66*C while Folding.

This is a "Free" 3*C drop in temperature as long as you have the fan.

Happy gaming and crunching!

2nd Attempt at Lowering my Temps with an extra fan.

I used the Intel Fan to force air into the GPU fan.
This lowered my temps in Furmark from 80*C to 71*C. That's a 9*C drop.
 

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HA! Good idea! I may have to try this. Finally a use for all those old stock fans
Need to figure out how to strap it down so it does not fall off and damage something.

What card is that? You can add your entire system to your sig by going here and entering the info. It helps a lot to be able to see what you have
 

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The card is an XFX 9600GT 512mb. I took it to a lan and it didn't fall off but you could use zip ties if you wanted.
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no way...that works by cooling the back of the card?
 

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no way...that works by cooling the back of the card?
Yup, its the same idea as this but in a "free" package.
 

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Good thing I happen to have a spare Intel fan
 

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Originally Posted by Angmaar View Post
Yup, its the same idea as this but in a "free" package.
nice, i think i should ddo this for my 4850 then, somehow...as temps are high when folding...

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nice, i think i should ddo this for my 4850 then, somehow...as temps are high when folding...

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Thats what I did to help with temps during Folding because it was EUE'ing.

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Makes sense - the heats gotta go somewhere.

Kewl idea (no pun intended)

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Something like this will probably work as well - will need to turn the card over though because default is blowing air the wrong way, its not blowing air onto the card but away from the card (can unscrew it and turn it over)
 

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Something like this will probably work as well - will need to turn the card over though because default is blowing air the wrong way (can unscrew it and turn it over)
Thats the same idea, so it would work to cool off the front of the GPU.
 

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i did something similar, i put a red LED coolermaster 80mm 22 CFM fan on the die on my 4850, loads down 4C
 

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i did something similar, i put a red LED coolermaster 80mm 22 CFM fan on the die on my 4850, loads down 4C

Did you use the fan to cool off the front or the back?
 

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Originally Posted by Angmaar View Post
This is a guide on how to lower your gpu temperatures with a stock Intel fan.

The only thing you need is a stock Intel fan.

Just place the fan on top of your GPU (on the back) like so...

Then plug the fan in to your motherboard/fan controller.

Before my GPU was at 69*C while under Load.

After adding the fan my GPU was at 66*C while under Load.

This is a "Free" 3*C drop in temperature as long as you have the fan.

Happy gaming and crunching!
Great minds think alike. Thats what I did as well

http://www.overclock.net/computer-ca...ml#post6421387
 
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