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Old 03-29-10, 07:55 AM   #90
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Default Re: Man, it is sooo hot.

Originally Posted by Revs View Post
Almost 3 years ago I did a very basic mod to one of my 8800GTS's to keep the cards from sucking in warm air, which knocked 10*C off the temps. Something similar for the 4x0 cards would really help I think.

In this example a had the intake to the side as I had fans in the side cover, but something similar sucking in from the front, with an additional fan blowing at the intakes, should make a nice difference. I'd be interested to see the results if anyone has a go .
I can see several companies making similar setups, and making a decent profit because of the simplicity and it's ability to actually lower temps.
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