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Well, my ATI Radeon 9600 had very crappy passive cooling, and the heatsink was very small, so I decided to change that. I took my spare retail AMD cooler that came with my AMD A64 3200+ (I have a thermalright XP-90 on it), and I hack away some of the heatsink for the capacitors, and holes for the screws. Not very good looking, but I can get my 9600 to almost XT speeds, before only to Pro speeds. I am getting RAM sinks soon as well. Sorry for the crappy picture quality, I had to save the pictures in photoshop as a bad quality to cut down on the size, plus I was using my crappy digital camera.
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|can you run it passive?|
|Mr X||14.07.2005 12:38|
|no a 9600 XT doesn't this kind of cooling but i did something similar to my vgs but with a intel cooler and i have almost 200 mhz extra :)|
|nice way to waste 3 pci slots lol. a 9600 really doesnt need that kind of cooling|
|nice and ghetto going the cheap way to do things|
|Nope, I am using my BIOS to make the max voltage 9V, and it works great, but much quieter than @ 12V. Yes ghetto, but it works awesome with some artic silver.|
|ghetto, wel yeah it is, but this is what its all about people, improving performance|
great job, and cool to see it actually gets you almost 100 mhz extra, but i hope you dont have that fan running full rpm at 12v
|Ghetto! But if it works well then thats good! 4/5|