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watercooled and peltierized geforce II anyone ?

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Badger

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Mar 11, 2001
Has anyone else had a go at peltierising a geforce II ?.
I have a 72W pelt and home made waterblock on my Prophet GTS pro, I've got the core running at 263MHz. With the stock cooler it was not stable above 215.
I'd be interested to see what others are achieving.
 

Mac42

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That's neat, but did it actually help? The GTS is extremely limited by memory speed. How exactly are you preventing condensation btw? I'd like to see a pic of that.

Hey, here's something you could try. Put the core back to stock speed... this way it's not creating nearly as much heat, which in turn will allow the pcb around it too cool more. That might spread out and cool the RAM, giving you a better memory overclock which would give you more performance. Just a thought.


-=mac=-
 
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Badger

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Mac42 (Mar 11, 2001 04:06 p.m.):
That's neat, but did it actually help? The GTS is extremely limited by memory speed. How exactly are you preventing condensation btw? I'd like to see a pic of that.

Hey, here's something you could try. Put the core back to stock speed... this way it's not creating nearly as much heat, which in turn will allow the pcb around it too cool more. That might spread out and cool the RAM, giving you a better memory overclock which would give you more performance. Just a thought.


-=mac=-

Did it help, in a word YES ! the Prophet pro has faster memory than the stock GTS, it runs at 400MHz default but goes to 480MHz, so memory bandwidth is not as big a problem. I gained around 200-300 points in 3Dmark2K with the gpu overclock. Condensation ain't a problem I have insulated both sides of the card. I have attached the best photo I have got, it's not very good i'm afraid. Guess I should have got a few pics before I put it in the case, at least is proves i'm not talking BS.
 

Metaxas

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Dec 25, 2000
Nice rig... :) Heh, wow, I bough a blorb and some ramsinks and a 120MM fan to blow cool air from outside on it. I think I will get into supercooling the video card a little later on....
 

dimmreaper

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Cool set-up.

I'd do the same thing if I were more of a gamer type. But I'm satisfied with the performance of my GF2 MX 5.5ns SDR TwinView card. I've got it running at 175/200 (It has a nasty powder coated heatsink, so I'm not OCing the core currently, considering getting a BeCooling waterblock for it) with no additional cooling.