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Old November 12, 2011, 05:33 PM
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Default Ghetto H50 Cooling on GTX570

Got the idea from here: Blog - Using a Corsair Hydro Series

had no screws, so I used zipties





UPDATE: Bought screws and nuts for better mounting pressure, dropped 8 degrees, now 52-53 degrees MAX at 1.088v


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Old November 12, 2011, 06:13 PM
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Wow. Just wow. I've used zipties back in the day to mount waterblocks. But I can't say I've ever seen anyone use a piece of plywood. But if it works, then that is pretty awesome.
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Old November 12, 2011, 06:13 PM
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Awesome. :)
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Wow that's pretty cool. Good job!
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kudus but replace cover so that ram and vregs get cooled as intended, cut as needed to fit with your dremel
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kudus but replace cover so that ram and vregs get cooled as intended, cut as needed to fit with your dremel
The vrms and ram chips are cooled by the stock plate and theres some airflow from the fan, plate just gets warm under full load
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Old November 12, 2011, 06:57 PM
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the vrms/ram should be ok with the unisink. Nice work.
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Old November 12, 2011, 06:58 PM
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Default active cooling

heat = resistance
try a mock-up fan cover out of GF pantihose cardboard

run 2 benchmarks "cover vs naked"
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Old November 12, 2011, 10:46 PM
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I just found out the pny gtx580 with asetek liquid cooling is pretty much the same as what I have done

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seeing as you are going ghetto and all, and ram/vregs "should" have active cooling, why not get a slightly large piece of ply, and mount a 120mm fan onto the one end of it and have the h50 cooling the core on the other, this way here you will get better cooling for both sides of it?
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