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now this is a crazy sized GPU HSF from Colorful

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at this size it would make more sense to water cool the damn thing don't you think
Good lord! The weight of it would probably warp your mobo or tear the card right out of it's PCIe slot.
 

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now this is a crazy sized GPU HSF from Colorful

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at this size it would make more sense to water cool the damn thing don't you think
Colorful seems to like doing crazy air coolers, though. They have a lot of them, lol.
 

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Colorful seems to like doing crazy air coolers, though. They have a lot of them, lol.
The problem is that all those gigantic GPU heatsinks are prototypes only shown once at a trade show. I wish they would at least let an independent reviewer benchmark one. I'd be curious if all the extra surface area actually makes a significant difference in cooling performance or if the limitation is the ability to transfer heat from the core to the fins.
 
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The problem is that all those gigantic GPU heatsinks are prototypes only shown once at a trade show. I wish they would at least let an independent reviewer benchmark one. I'd be curious if all the extra surface area actually makes a significant difference in cooling performance or if the limitation is the ability to transfer heat from the core to the fins.
I'd have to say that using air and fins to rid a core of excess heat is always going to be limited to the surrounding air temps thus the use of super cold liquids like LN2 are used for high end over-clocking and industrial cooling where low temperatures are paramount regardless of cost
 
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I got this thing for my 939 but I still haven't fixed my mobo because my soldering iron sucks, anyway, this thing is all copper and weighs a ton.

(Thermalright XP 90C)
Go ahead and fix your 939 mobo, give it the love it deserves. =)

Still got mine up and running =D

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939 foar lyfe
 
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Go ahead and fix your 939 mobo, give it the love it deserves. =)

Still got mine up and running =D

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939 foar lyfe
I do miss me some lanparty hardware, I was envious right up until they stopped being made.
 

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Don't know if this has ever been considered or tried. But I am tempted to run some sort of air tube that comes from outside (Where it is now winter) that runs directly into the front of the computers intake fan, and have a tube coming out of the back of the computer transfering the air back outside.

Obviously it would need air filters to ensure crap was not being sucked in. But I feel like it could work :D
 

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It should for the most part, but you would probably want to be careful if you have very dry air. One time I had my P3 running at about 1100MHz sucking in cold air from outside (PC was next to the back door and I had it cracked open a few inches) when all of a sudden a couple big sparks shot across inside my rig. Luckily, nothing was damaged, but I didn't try that any more. :(
 
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Ah damn, static electricity huh?
 
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You don't want it too humid either.
 

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