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Aftermarket cooler on a GTX 970

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I have commented about this here before, my GPU cooler sucks, and i want to change that for quite a while.

I was messing around QuietPC.com and i found a Gelid Icy Vision Rev. 2 GPU cooler for 36GBP total, a price i'm more than happy to pay, because it's cheaper than the Arctic Accelero Mono sold over here in Brazil.

Thing is, i can't find any info regarding compatibility with the GTX 970, it only mentions compatibility up to the GTX 780, however, Gelid also sells a conversion kit , which makes it compatible with the GTX 10X0 series.

I wonder, will this cooler fit my 970? Will i need the conversion kit?


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Posted · Original PosterOP

Little morning bump, perhaps?


Project Taiwan: Motherboard: ASRock Fatal1ty X370 Professional Gaming /// CPU: Ryzen 7 1700 @3.8ghz  /// CPU Cooler: 280mm Thermaltake Water 3.0 /// GPU: Zotac AMP Extreme RTX 2070 /// RAM: 2x 8gb Team T-Force Xtreem @3400mhz /// Chassis: InWin 805 (with MNPCtech handles) /// PSU: Thermaltake ToughPower Grand Gold 650W /// Storage: Intel 760p 256gb + WD Green 240gb +  Inland 480GB + Toshiba X300 4TB /// OS: Windows 10 Pro + Debian Gnome

 

Peripherals: Mice: Glorious Model O (glossy black), Elecom HUGE Trackball /// Keyboard: Logitech G613 (Romer Gs) /// Monitor: AOC Agon AG322FCX 32' (VA, 1080p @144hz) /// AMP: Onkyo Integra A-817XD /// DAC: Loxjie D10 (Red) /// Speakers: Polk Audio TSi100 /// Mike: Superlux E205U /// Headphones: Sony MDR-XB920 & Koss Pro4AAA Titanium /// Network hardware: TP-Link Archer C9 v.4 main router + D-Link DIR-868L in AP mode (with DD-WRT)

 

Living room: TV: Samsung QLED Q7FN 55' 4k /// Amplifier: Hegel H90 /// Speakers: DALI Zensor 7 /// Consoles: Sony PS4 Pro 1TB, Sony PS3 500gb /// LD/CD/DVD: Pioneer DVL-909 /// Power Supplies: Upsai ACF-2100T + GR Savage CDR2200EX

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Why not just save for a new card when Volta comes around? It is what I have been doing, I plan on trying to sell my Titan X on Mercado Livre when Volta releases and go for either the GTX2080 or Titan XV, but even the cheaper GTX 2070 will be on pair with a 1080ti of today.


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CPU:  Intel Core i9 9900K @4.7ghz  |~| Cooling: Noctua NH-U12P |~|  MOBO: Asus Z390M ROG Maximus XI GENE |~| RAM: 32gb 3200mhz CL16 G.Skill Trident Z RGB |~| GPU: nVidia TITAN V  |~| PSU: Corsair RM850X 80Plus Gold |~| Boot: WD Black M.2 2280 500GB NVMe |~| Storage: 2X4TB HDD 7200rpm Seagate Iron Wolf + 2X2TB SSD SanDisk Ultra |~| Case: Cooler Master Case Pro 3 |~| Display: ASUS ROG Swift PG348Q 3440x1440p100hz |~| OS: Windows 10 Pro.
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Posted · Original PosterOP
3 hours ago, Princess Cadence said:

Why not just save for a new card when Volta comes around? It is what I have been doing, I plan on trying to sell my Titan X on Mercado Livre when Volta releases and go for either the GTX2080 or Titan XV, but even the cheaper GTX 2070 will be on pair with a 1080ti of today.

I'm having a hard time trying to sell this card on mercado livre, my original idea was to sell it and "cross-grade" with an RX480 or a GTX1060 with a better cooler, but i'm not being able to negociate this card for more than R$700, so i might as well just upgrade the cooler on the card i already own, it wouldn't add insult to injury.

Tbh, a person called me just a few hours ago trying to pay R$850 for the card, because he apparently has some multimedia content he has to edit in a short time and he needs a better gpu asap. Maybe i'll sell it to him and buy a newer card, it wouldn't be a bad idea...


Project Taiwan: Motherboard: ASRock Fatal1ty X370 Professional Gaming /// CPU: Ryzen 7 1700 @3.8ghz  /// CPU Cooler: 280mm Thermaltake Water 3.0 /// GPU: Zotac AMP Extreme RTX 2070 /// RAM: 2x 8gb Team T-Force Xtreem @3400mhz /// Chassis: InWin 805 (with MNPCtech handles) /// PSU: Thermaltake ToughPower Grand Gold 650W /// Storage: Intel 760p 256gb + WD Green 240gb +  Inland 480GB + Toshiba X300 4TB /// OS: Windows 10 Pro + Debian Gnome

 

Peripherals: Mice: Glorious Model O (glossy black), Elecom HUGE Trackball /// Keyboard: Logitech G613 (Romer Gs) /// Monitor: AOC Agon AG322FCX 32' (VA, 1080p @144hz) /// AMP: Onkyo Integra A-817XD /// DAC: Loxjie D10 (Red) /// Speakers: Polk Audio TSi100 /// Mike: Superlux E205U /// Headphones: Sony MDR-XB920 & Koss Pro4AAA Titanium /// Network hardware: TP-Link Archer C9 v.4 main router + D-Link DIR-868L in AP mode (with DD-WRT)

 

Living room: TV: Samsung QLED Q7FN 55' 4k /// Amplifier: Hegel H90 /// Speakers: DALI Zensor 7 /// Consoles: Sony PS4 Pro 1TB, Sony PS3 500gb /// LD/CD/DVD: Pioneer DVL-909 /// Power Supplies: Upsai ACF-2100T + GR Savage CDR2200EX

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Alternatively i'll just need to find a person with a GTX 780 and ask him/her to measure the distance between the screws that mount the cooler on the card, if they match up to those on my 970, it will fit.


Project Taiwan: Motherboard: ASRock Fatal1ty X370 Professional Gaming /// CPU: Ryzen 7 1700 @3.8ghz  /// CPU Cooler: 280mm Thermaltake Water 3.0 /// GPU: Zotac AMP Extreme RTX 2070 /// RAM: 2x 8gb Team T-Force Xtreem @3400mhz /// Chassis: InWin 805 (with MNPCtech handles) /// PSU: Thermaltake ToughPower Grand Gold 650W /// Storage: Intel 760p 256gb + WD Green 240gb +  Inland 480GB + Toshiba X300 4TB /// OS: Windows 10 Pro + Debian Gnome

 

Peripherals: Mice: Glorious Model O (glossy black), Elecom HUGE Trackball /// Keyboard: Logitech G613 (Romer Gs) /// Monitor: AOC Agon AG322FCX 32' (VA, 1080p @144hz) /// AMP: Onkyo Integra A-817XD /// DAC: Loxjie D10 (Red) /// Speakers: Polk Audio TSi100 /// Mike: Superlux E205U /// Headphones: Sony MDR-XB920 & Koss Pro4AAA Titanium /// Network hardware: TP-Link Archer C9 v.4 main router + D-Link DIR-868L in AP mode (with DD-WRT)

 

Living room: TV: Samsung QLED Q7FN 55' 4k /// Amplifier: Hegel H90 /// Speakers: DALI Zensor 7 /// Consoles: Sony PS4 Pro 1TB, Sony PS3 500gb /// LD/CD/DVD: Pioneer DVL-909 /// Power Supplies: Upsai ACF-2100T + GR Savage CDR2200EX

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3 hours ago, Chevy_Monsenhor said:

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Well I just believe that ideally at this point Pascal cards are no longer a worth purchase, Volta won't take that long and us with decent Maxwell cards won't feel that much improvement.

 

About the cooler, well I have a Founders Edition cooler so you can tell I really don't mind noise or thermals all that much as long as it works :P

 

I do hope you manage to make a good deal, I'm expecting to sell this Titan X for R$2000,00 when times comes, I'm betting that the fact it is a deep learning / workstation card it'll retain it's price better...


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CPU:  Intel Core i9 9900K @4.7ghz  |~| Cooling: Noctua NH-U12P |~|  MOBO: Asus Z390M ROG Maximus XI GENE |~| RAM: 32gb 3200mhz CL16 G.Skill Trident Z RGB |~| GPU: nVidia TITAN V  |~| PSU: Corsair RM850X 80Plus Gold |~| Boot: WD Black M.2 2280 500GB NVMe |~| Storage: 2X4TB HDD 7200rpm Seagate Iron Wolf + 2X2TB SSD SanDisk Ultra |~| Case: Cooler Master Case Pro 3 |~| Display: ASUS ROG Swift PG348Q 3440x1440p100hz |~| OS: Windows 10 Pro.
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CPU: Intel Core i7 8700 @4.45ghz |~| Cooling: Cooler Master Hyper 212X |~| MOBO: Gigabyte Z370M D3H mATX|~| RAM: 16gb DDR4 3333mhzCL16 G.Skill Trident Z |~| GPU: nVidia Founders Edition GTX 1080 Ti |~| PSU: Corsair TX650M 80Plus Gold |~| Boot:  SSD WD Green M.2 2280 240GB |~| Storage: 1x3TB HDD 7200rpm Seagate Barracuda + SanDisk SSD Plus G26 480gb |~| Case: Cooler Master Case Pro 3 |~| Display Setup: Acer X34 3440x1440p100hz |~| OS: Windows 10 Pro.
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Posted · Original PosterOP
On 17/04/2017 at 4:57 PM, Princess Cadence said:

Well I just believe that ideally at this point Pascal cards are no longer a worth purchase, Volta won't take that long and us with decent Maxwell cards won't feel that much improvement.

 

About the cooler, well I have a Founders Edition cooler so you can tell I really don't mind noise or thermals all that much as long as it works :P

 

I do hope you manage to make a good deal, I'm expecting to sell this Titan X for R$2000,00 when times comes, I'm betting that the fact it is a deep learning / workstation card it'll retain it's price better...

Yah! Sold it, finally! I think i'm going for an RX 480 now, i'd wait if i could, but because i have a Xeon, i have to have a card in order to have video. 

And your Titan X, i'm pretty sure you'll be getting the R$2000, its a really good card.


Project Taiwan: Motherboard: ASRock Fatal1ty X370 Professional Gaming /// CPU: Ryzen 7 1700 @3.8ghz  /// CPU Cooler: 280mm Thermaltake Water 3.0 /// GPU: Zotac AMP Extreme RTX 2070 /// RAM: 2x 8gb Team T-Force Xtreem @3400mhz /// Chassis: InWin 805 (with MNPCtech handles) /// PSU: Thermaltake ToughPower Grand Gold 650W /// Storage: Intel 760p 256gb + WD Green 240gb +  Inland 480GB + Toshiba X300 4TB /// OS: Windows 10 Pro + Debian Gnome

 

Peripherals: Mice: Glorious Model O (glossy black), Elecom HUGE Trackball /// Keyboard: Logitech G613 (Romer Gs) /// Monitor: AOC Agon AG322FCX 32' (VA, 1080p @144hz) /// AMP: Onkyo Integra A-817XD /// DAC: Loxjie D10 (Red) /// Speakers: Polk Audio TSi100 /// Mike: Superlux E205U /// Headphones: Sony MDR-XB920 & Koss Pro4AAA Titanium /// Network hardware: TP-Link Archer C9 v.4 main router + D-Link DIR-868L in AP mode (with DD-WRT)

 

Living room: TV: Samsung QLED Q7FN 55' 4k /// Amplifier: Hegel H90 /// Speakers: DALI Zensor 7 /// Consoles: Sony PS4 Pro 1TB, Sony PS3 500gb /// LD/CD/DVD: Pioneer DVL-909 /// Power Supplies: Upsai ACF-2100T + GR Savage CDR2200EX

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On 4/17/2017 at 2:12 PM, Princess Cadence said:

Why not just save for a new card when Volta comes around? It is what I have been doing, I plan on trying to sell my Titan X on Mercado Livre when Volta releases and go for either the GTX2080 or Titan XV, but even the cheaper GTX 2070 will be on pair with a 1080ti of today.

so... did you manage to save enough for the Titan V, or are you still saving for the GTX2080?


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7 hours ago, Fredrikmikael said:

so... did you manage to save enough for the Titan V, or are you still saving for the GTX2080?

My brother got the TITAN V and I end up with a 1080 Ti


Workstation Rig:
CPU:  Intel Core i9 9900K @4.7ghz  |~| Cooling: Noctua NH-U12P |~|  MOBO: Asus Z390M ROG Maximus XI GENE |~| RAM: 32gb 3200mhz CL16 G.Skill Trident Z RGB |~| GPU: nVidia TITAN V  |~| PSU: Corsair RM850X 80Plus Gold |~| Boot: WD Black M.2 2280 500GB NVMe |~| Storage: 2X4TB HDD 7200rpm Seagate Iron Wolf + 2X2TB SSD SanDisk Ultra |~| Case: Cooler Master Case Pro 3 |~| Display: ASUS ROG Swift PG348Q 3440x1440p100hz |~| OS: Windows 10 Pro.
Personal Use Rig:
CPU: Intel Core i7 8700 @4.45ghz |~| Cooling: Cooler Master Hyper 212X |~| MOBO: Gigabyte Z370M D3H mATX|~| RAM: 16gb DDR4 3333mhzCL16 G.Skill Trident Z |~| GPU: nVidia Founders Edition GTX 1080 Ti |~| PSU: Corsair TX650M 80Plus Gold |~| Boot:  SSD WD Green M.2 2280 240GB |~| Storage: 1x3TB HDD 7200rpm Seagate Barracuda + SanDisk SSD Plus G26 480gb |~| Case: Cooler Master Case Pro 3 |~| Display Setup: Acer X34 3440x1440p100hz |~| OS: Windows 10 Pro.
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