How to Use an AIO GPU Cooler to Speed Up Your Graphics Card

Buying a new GPU used to be simple, you could just buy one of the desired performance tiers and if it didn’t work out as well for your taste or needs then there are always ways to overclock them. However, things have changed now that we live in an era where not only does everyone care about how fast their system is performing but also its power efficiency too – which makes this process much more complicated than ever before!

GPU Boost with Liquid Cooling

Nvidia’s new GPU Boost algorithm promises to deliver the benefits of automatic overclocking, while also limiting overclockers’ control. The maximum achievable clock speeds on Pascal and Turing series graphics cards are largely dependent upon available thermal headroom a problem that is becoming increasingly difficult for individual users who want high-performance gaming rigs without having a professional designer build them from scratch or purchasing prebuilt units with features they don’t need (or can live without).

With GPU Boost, you can no longer overclock and close the performance gap between generations. Nvidia was brave enough to launch Turing graphics cards with barely any advantage in gaming because of how safe they are from manual overclocking mistakes that could have been made previously when users tried optimizing their settings for higher clock speeds on older models

From this point forward, all future GPUs will be designed around boosting your game’s frame rate without putting additional strain onto its system resources through automatic adjustments enabled by software algorithms rather than relying heavily upon user input or some other form outside human understanding like before where we had just numbers at our disposal but now there’s also words attached so everything makes sense

Faster Gpu’s Sound:

Instead of losing money upgrading to a new Turing GPU, I added Corsair’s H80i v2 AIO liquid cooler onto my year-old Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti Founders Edition GPU with the help of NZXT’s Kraken G12 mounting kit. To find out if this works and whether or not stock performance improved after installing it, 3D mark Time Spy was used as well! The results were astonishing – stocks overclocked but without cooling (stock) dipped below 30 FPS while those running cool topped 60FPS

In order to save you some scratch at retail prices (and maybe get more bang for your buck), upgrade from ‘dated’ hardware such as 2013 gear when there are 2017 equivalent parts available…

With the RTX 2060, you can play games at 1440p with 60fps. But that’s not all! You’ll get even better fps when playing on a 1080ti or an RX Vega 64 because they have more CUDA cores which means less work needs to be done in order for them to prepare each frame ready for display. So why pay full price? Get your hands on one of these cards today and enjoy buttery smooth gameplay without breaking the bank – just make sure before purchase that it supports Ray Tracing Mode (not as important if gaming only).

Essentials You Need:

Now that you’ve decided to improve your graphics card cooling, it is important for there to be no errors in the process. You need a few basic items before starting:

A screwdriver or small toolkit something with pliers and/or electrical tape would also do nicely but not too many tools because they can get overwhelming when dealing exclusively with one area; A Phillips head bit driver (or equivalent Alienware docking station); Lastly -a solid understanding on how all parts fit together well enough where we don’t risk damage from forceps trying hold tight while working around screws, otherwise known as gloved hands during this 12 step guide!. 

NZXT’s Kraken G12 mounting kit is a perfect solution for installing liquid coolers. The AIO cooler has been designed specifically to fit in between the motherboard and power supply, so make sure you have enough space! And if your CPU socket doesn’t allow the use of an SFX-based external enclosure then this could be just what you need as well thanks to its large size – up four inches tall at least before any radiator or fan is installed onto it. In order to get started, however, there do come with certain requirements: You’ll first want Phillips head screwdrivers that can grip tight against metal surfaces while also having tips/bits attached (4mm hex sockets drivers optional), along with alcohol wipes or Isopropyl Alcohol 90%+ preferred.

Optional Things You May Need:

To improve the aesthetics and overclock your GPU even more, you can purchase these optional extras. The M2.5 hex nuts will come in handy for retaining the backplate of an aftermarket cooler while also being able to mount another fan on top if desired; this is perfect if one doesn’t blow enough air or needs extra ventilation! You’ll need an adapter cable that connects both VRM fans (installed by default) as well as AIO cooler radiator with it so they work together seamlessly without having any issues whatsoever – otherwise, there would be loud noises when changing settings between them all during gameplay because each system has its own set speed controller chip inside blowing whatever amount needed at different times based off how hot things get through thermal sensors

Temperature: The GPU temperature doesn’t exceed 50°C even after several hours of gaming. I had to increase my boost clocks by up to 180MHz in order for the game performance not to be affected, and this can easily match (or exceed) the 10% improvement promised from upgrading with Turing GPUs! Modding is so cheap you might as well do it now while prices last before they go higher or if investing $500 into buying a new graphics card which will only provide maybe 5%.


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By Chris Stobing

Chris Stobing is a hardware analyst at PhenomBuilts. He is a graduate of New York University. Chris brings his experience benchmarking and reviewing gadgets and PC hardware such as graphics cards, monitors, storage, and networking equipment.



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