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GTX 580SLI Cooling

Shadow_ID

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#1
Hi people.

Im looking for a good way to cool these cards

Im thinking a new case is needed for one, im not sure if i should go for water cooling or try getting a new air cooled heatsink.

If i go water cooled i have no idea what i need though.

Any help would be nice
 
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#2
Two 580's in sli make air cooling a bit harder.

You can get these:
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=HS-064-AR&groupid=701&catid=2330&subcat=787

But you'd need the cards spaced on far apart pci lanes.

Otherwise, for water cooling you'd need:
2 x GTX 580 waterblocks
1 Radiator to cope with heat (probably at least a 360)
Enough fans for radiator
1 Pump
1 Reservoir
Plus tubing, about 6 fittings (barbs or compression) and non conductive coolant.

Your case also has to be sympathetic to the radiator, reservoir and pump.

For ease, I'd try the arctic cooling air solution as long as the cards are spaced 4 slots apart. If that's not possible, well, water may be the way to go.
 

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Processor Core i7 950 socket 1366 @ 4Ghz
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-X58-G1-GUERILLA X58 Socket 1366
Cooling Corsair H80 cooling (idl - 35c - full load - 60c)
Memory 4GB Corsire Dominator GT 2000Mgz 10-10-10-25
Video Card(s) 2X GAINWARD GTX580 SLI 772 clock/1005 memory/1544 shader
Storage 2x Western Digital WD5000AAKS 500GB SATA II 7200RPM 16MB Cache
Display(s) Monitor 1: 23" ASUS VG236HE 3D Monitor 2: Samsung BX2331
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#3
Thanks, im getting a new case first to see if that help as a new case is less risky than fitting new Heatsinks to the GPUs.