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"Tight & Lazy"... The Ghetto Mod Thread

Discussion in 'Modding' started by BlueRaven, Aug 11, 2011.

  1. MUTMAN

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    omg the drill got me- thats so dodgy
     
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    BlueRaven - Please rotate that cooler so the fans are horizontal and exhaust out the back.
     
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    radiator wouldnt fit so out with the trusty jigsaw and remove the front of the case.... and lol dust....



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    oh and the black line behind the coolermaster logo is the cable tie holding the aio to the case
     
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    It's quite neat... too neat for "ghetto"? :lol:
     
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  7. Spyder6052

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    believe me its ghetto..... its rough as guts the post behind it is actually a dyson fan trying to keep everything cool (1080 trying to run a 28in 4K monitor in 30C+ ambient temps)
     
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    I think a shot of the entire setup is in order then!
     
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  9. MR CHILLED

    MR CHILLED D'oh!

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    Needs more dust :D
     
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    At least some loose bits of wire hanging out somewhere...
     
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    god i hate dust.....and cable management 20201013_201350[7832].jpg
     
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    MR CHILLED D'oh!

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    Looks like you attempted a clean on the video card but gave up 5 seconds in.....or accidentally brushed it with your sleeve...?
     
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    That's more like it.
     
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    HAHAHA yeah did that while swapping out ram lol
     
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    I have this old pc for Folding @ Home which I think is vintage equipment now: AMD Phenom II 1100T, a 7870 and a GTX 760.
    Problem 1. The fans on the 7870 died.
    Solution 1. Did the usual with some 80mm and zip ties
    Problem 2. Standard 80mm fans aren't as good at cooling a hot gpu as the factory fans
    Solution 2. Mount more fans to blow directly onto the gpus. I have already done this with an 80mm and 120mm 240v fans but wanted to improve upon this. Enter a 150mm 240V Papst fan.
    Problem 3. The heatsink fin direction of the 7870 is along the length of the card but the 760 is across the card, perpendicular to the 7870.
    Solution 3. Duct the airflow from the external fan/s to just the airgap between the cards instead of blowing all over them.
    Problem 4. $0 budget. Not exactly, I did purchase a replacement 7870 fans and shroud but I wanted to play around and get it running as it was coming on a slow boat from China
    Solution 4. Use what is at hand.
    Problem 5. I don't have some grills of the correct sizes.
    Solution 5. Use some old chicken wire mesh
    Problem 6. Dust
    Solution 6. Use dried out hand & surface sanitising wipes as filters. These things don't last once opened so I now have a heap of them around.

    Here is the sum of my solutions
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  16. MUTMAN

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    ghetto pron :thumbup:
     
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    it's a damn creative artwork!
     
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    I'm more of a gaffa tape man myself, but masking tape still gets the job done, beautiful!
     
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    Perfection :thumbup:


    Not one of my better ghetto's but it does the job. There is no back on the case (I'm actually building a new iteration of the case at the moment, so this is temporary), and cables and shit hanging out the back tend to foul the blinds, especially a chunky AIO, so I had to put the 2x140 H115i somewhere until I have somewhere to attach it properly. This does the job for now :lol:

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