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I really like that, how are you powering the fans? New guy here sorry.. Would the card still run if it detected 0 RPM? I was thinking it might be better to power the fans independently of the board.. The system is dark anyways I don't think I would miss the shroud much, I need a nice toolkit before I start tinkering like that.
 
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The card runs off the fan headers on the card, this one has a 0RPM mode which still works and runs fine. When I used to do this mod on older cards I would use external power but the fans removed were everflow 128015SU's which are actually rated to pull more power than the noctua's. I do wish I used the normal brown noctua's but I already had a bunch of redux's though.
 

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Lol I forgot about 0 RPM mode.. dammit. Even my 980 has that :rolleyes:
 
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I just chopped 5 feet of cable off my mouse cord for lappy's mouse, and it works.

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I just chopped 5 feet of cable off my mouse cord for lappy's mouse, and it works.

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Sorry that looks like a pretty good mod tbh nothing ghetto about it if you had just cut the cable outside the mouse twisted the cores and taped it all up that would be ghetto.
 
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Sorry that looks like a pretty good mod tbh nothing ghetto about it if you had just cut the cable outside the mouse twisted the cores and taped it all up that would be ghetto.
Thanks :) but I forgot to take the crucial interior pics, if you could only see what I had to do inside you might change your tune, had to chop up the guts to accommodate for the new join and used a very thin electrical tape to isolate all the connections, it barely fit back together but I'm pretty happy with it. I think it's ghetto because it looks so nerfed with that tiny cable.
 
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Out of sight, out of mind
 
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I cannot tell you even modified that . . . . . nice.
Thanks :) the hard part was sliding the bit that pokes out the nose down the length of the cable so it looked the part.
 
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Stock fan was a bit loud at full rpm so I cable-tied a Noctua 60mm fan onto the heatsink. Runs rly quiet even with the fans at 3000 rpm. Topped out at 51.5C / 58.5C (GPU / Hotspot) under load so its an upgrade from running at 70C with the old fan

On a related note, I cant seem to overclock this Quadro P600 with MSI Afterburner, anyone know why? I've been able to overclock GT 710 and RX 550 with Afterburner but not this.
 
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My latest cooling addition/solution for my new Z390 mobo -

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My latest cooling addition/solution for my new Z390 mobo -

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Is that ghetto? unless you sanded the IHS with a belt sander I'd say that's a pretty good mod.
Same as the previous mouse mod, people are too good at modding now I need more ducktape in this thread.
 
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hi m8,

Is that ghetto? unless you sanded the IHS with a belt sander I'd say that's a pretty good mod.
Same as the previous mouse mod, people are too good at modding now I need more ducktape in this thread.
Nah, the IHS is a new one after the cpu = i9-9900K was delided which included using liquid metal.
 
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That's ghetto notice the propane tank safely stored underneath.
 
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My latest cooling addition/solution for my new Z390 mobo -
Uhh how is this ghetto?

My mod is the classic ziptied fans to the graphics card, and this is how I control their speed.

0 is off, pos 1 is 5V and pos 2 12V, cheapo molex powered fans only have 2 wires and boy they're noisy at full speed. left switch is for the case and right for the card, PWM is for rich kiddies.
 
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On a related note, I cant seem to overclock this Quadro P600 with MSI Afterburner, anyone know why?
It's a Quadro. The clock regulation is configured differently compared to normal Geforce cards.

Uhh how is this ghetto?
How are you missing the VRM LQC plates bolted onto the board? They're the stand-out feature..
 
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It's a Quadro. The clock regulation is configured differently compared to normal Geforce cards.


How are you missing the VRM LQC plates bolted onto the board? They're the stand-out feature..
Thought those were pretty common mods, I think my brother's PC still has third party heatsinks on top of VRMs and NB (somewhat old)
 
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it should be cool coz it said the best fan :D :roll:
i have 40mm Fan on an 6670 it works well, the fan was really the problem.

Stock with 72mm Fan and paste 72 Grad Degrees
Stock Fan and custom paste 64 Grad Degrees
40mm with custom paste 61 Grad Degrees

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Thought those were pretty common mods, I think my brother's PC still has third party heatsinks on top of VRMs and NB (somewhat old)
That depend on the mod. The above picture mod, while still cool and effective, leans on the side of being ghetto because the those VRM plate clearly were not made for that board and are bolted down with plastic washers. It'll work and likely really well, but it's definitely a jerry-rig..
 
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Idk, I like my laptops to be actually portable. Steel is hardly a suitable material in that regard. Magnesium on the other hand? Yes, please.
Doesn't magnesium easily catch on fire? I may or may not remember that in high school's chemistry lab we were shown burning magnesium.
 
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Doesn't magnesium easily catch on fire? I may or may not remember that in high school's chemistry lab we were shown burning magnesium.
It does catch on fire quite well, though alloying it which is what you do for laptops makes that effectively a non-issue as by the time the case is catching on fire, any plastic, resin etc is also going to be melting or on fire. Once it does catch fire, good luck putting it out.
 
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Magnesium alloys burn at about 600°c+ so considering a candle can reach 1000-1400°c I would keep it away from any sources of ignition.
 
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Magnesium alloys burn at about 600°c+ so considering a candle can reach 1000-1400°c I would keep it away from any sources of ignition.
Air cooled VW blocks were made from magnesium alloy, and I've seen a couple go up in flames. They burn for hours.
 
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