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slot cooler to cool vid card

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nealric

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Sep 9, 2002
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under the floorboards
I was wondering if these do any good. I have very little airflow in my case right now due to watercooling and having no case fans. Does mounting a slot cooler over the pci slot next to the vid card help with oc? (I know this might go better in cooling- but since it pertains directly to my vid card i decided to put it here)
 

failsaf3

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Oct 28, 2002
Location
NoCal
my case intake fans point right at my video card. I also have a blower taking up the PCI slot right next to the AGP slot. the blower is about .05" from the GPU cooler. The blower made a noticable differnece in the ambient temp on the GPU heatsink. About 10 degrees F.
 

Silversinksam

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Aug 8, 2001
Location
Sunshine State, USA
I have always used a slot cooler for three reasons

  • They work well
  • They are quiet
  • I have my exhaust air blowing onto my Klipsch Subwoofer's facplate which gets hot, but stays cool with the air blowing on it