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    Extreme GPU Cooling Mod

    Well, I got a little bored today, and found a fan from a hair dryer (that runs on 12 volts), a bunch of carboard and some tape. The result is this:





    Its connected to a toggle switch that lets me select between Off, 5v and 12v. Its quite loud at 12v , but it sure drops them GPU temps right down on the "stock" cooler
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    Well if it lowers temps...

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    Looks UGLY. But if it works

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    LOL awesome

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    ghetto mod!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nosfer@tu View Post
    Looks UGLY. But if it works

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    I'd like to keep my hearing
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    milk carton plastic makes excellent ducting, cuts with scissors, bendable and tape sticks to it very well.
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    Not yet, performance is still pretty horrid since I'm using the stock ATI cooler. With the fan off, the GPU idles about 3-4*C cooler at around 65*C, I'm guessing just because of the better air flow and ducting from the front cooling fan. With the fan on low, idle will drop to about 47*C. I need to do some tests with the GPU's built in fan on high, and the big fan on high.
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