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Old 01-05-2006, 11:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have 2 6800 ultras with the dangerden waterblock sli setup. The core and memory are cooled great, but now that there is now fan, the mosfets get so hot when i am playing that i cant even touch them. maybe that is why my psu fried. But anyways, all of you who have watercooling, do you but a suplemental fan on them to keep cool? or are they strong enough to just stay hot. With the oem heatsink, the air went across the mosfet sink
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fans can never hurt. I don't have water cooling, but I suspect that a lower air temperature in the case would greatly help keep the temps down. A few case fans would definately help.

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Get some microsinks and slap them on with some AS5 and then get a fan blowing over them to help dissipate heat
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the mostfets on the 6800 do have sinks, the sinks are whats getting too hot to touch.
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