Saturday, February 3, 2007

A taste of things to come.

What I did to my old Geforce2.

Ok, so I was boored and did'nt feel like playing games with my crappy framerates.
I decided to improve the cooling a bit, in order to clock it up ,, a bit more.

It was actualy given to me by Dmitrij (Thank you =)
, after the fan exploded inside his case,, or something like that.
I replaced the fan and gamed a bit on it.
Eventualy that fan died, choking on dust, and I replaced it again.
that one died, burned to the ground and sunk into the swamp.
So eventualy I decided to go with passive cooling.
I found an old heatsink taken from some old 486 or something, and tied it in place with a piece of white wire.

However, the interesting thing I did to this poor old card is not the heatsink.
But rather the added heatsinks to the rams.
As you might be able to see on the pretty pictures (yeah, right.), I folded strips of Aluminum and glued it onto the ram chips.
thus increasing the surfacearea and improving the cooling of them.

That little trick actualy worked.

Anyhow, it's been a while since i actualy used the card, so I can't remember any details more than that.

Until next time, Clock safely.

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