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Old October 11, 2009, 10:00 PM
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Hey guys, I'm in the process of putting together my Rig and am going WC for a few things including my GPU's. My problem tho, lies in the fact my Blocks are not full cover, so i need something to cool the rest of the card. what do you recommend? passive, active or WC dosen't bother me unless there is a significant performance difference. ( I do plan to OC them) I am using a pair of D-Tek FuZion GFX 2's, but dont like the coolers that go with the block from d-tek. what are my options?
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Old October 12, 2009, 04:43 AM
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If you don't use fullcover block, then you need to use self adhesive heatsinks in several areas. For example MC14 and MC21 from Swiftech. You might want to blowair on them as well.
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I fugured. Just wondering if there was a block i could add to the loop to cool them. but owell.
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I have never heard about separate GPU block for VRMs and such...
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I have never heard about separate GPU block for VRMs and such...
I have seen them once. but for the 8800 seris only, i think...
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The unisinks are a much better solution IMHO. I had 32 enzotech sinks on the ram chips and vrms (Rev 2 GTX285) and was still having the vrm's overheat. You need a big HS to dissipate the heat. They ain't pretty, but they work.
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