I wanted to do this log a long long time ago but just haven't gotten to it yet.
Quite some time ago i opened this topic 6850 on 7850
And i did it ;)
so here are the pictures and the story.
i first bought a broken Club3D 6850 for cheap just for the heatsink
the upper gpu was my HIS 7850, the lower one is the Club3D 6850 i bought.
So i first took off the coolers and cleaned them really good.
Then i switched the fan connections on the Gpu's themselves
and i tried to put it on however it did not fit right away, so i needed to modify it abit.
The tube was a bit too big so i made a dent in it with the side of a big screwdriver
One capacitor was also a bit too tall so i cut a little piece out of the fins with a dremel
And i cut away a small piece of the shroud.
and now it does all fit:
Now the temps right?
Idle stock cooler = 41 degrees Celsius
Idle mod cooler = 39 degrees Celsius
So not worth it for that..
But now the load temps
These temps were directly after a full Unigine Valley Benchmark
**Load stock cooler = 79 degrees Celsius
Load mod cooler = 67 degrees Celsius!**
Thats a whopping 12 degree difference!
now the noise levels.
the noise with the stock cooler was a lot!
the noise with the mod cooler was a little
in my opinion it's more worth it because of the noise decrease than the temps haha
but it was a huge succes!!
i also managed to get a higher overclock because of the lower temps (the temps are 75 now with 1210core 1150mem OC)
and here modded
please let me know what you think in the comments below!