All credits go to this man right here:
Unfortunately to get any of the available low profile GTX 750ti's that are not truly a single slot card you have to replace the 750ti's heatsink with a true single slot heatsink.
So far this EVGA gt 740 LP card seems to have the best true single slot LP heatsink that will fit onto a LP GTX 750ti here is the link to the 89$ card/heasink
The purchase the LP EVGA card of your liking and mount this cooler on it and then sell the gt740 or use it in a bigger rig or keep the gt740 as a backup card.
I also read the gt 740 is a 64 watt card and the 750ti is a 60 watt card but I have no proof to that.
Sure your spending $215 but you are getting 2 video cards. Also EVGA's single slot GT 740 cooler looks nice:)
Also would a 90 degree PCIE adapter help with your case...from a quick glance I do not think so.
Anyone still interested in 750ti Low Profile/Single Slot project for Antec 300. Here we go...
A while ago some fellas were still trying to fit a 750ti in the Antec 300.
Someone suggested a single slot heatsink specifically for the MSI version of 750ti.
I went to try what it sounded like a terrible idea and i ended up with 33c idle and 63c full load.
Ok so the mod is not complicated at all but it requires an invesment. In my case, the antec isk 300 is not very inspiring to me with a gt740 (fastest LP on the book?).
So i went and spend some money just for the sake of having a decent gpu in a matchbox (Antec 300).
What you need:
- EVGA GT740 (02G-P4-2740-KR)
- MSI GTX750ti (N750TI-2GD5TLP)
- Thermal Pads / Thermal Paste (Optional)
My card looks pretty much like a regular gt740, so i don't know if it makes much sense to post a picture. But if anyone is interested, no problem.
What i did:
Since the heatsink mount holes match perfectly. There's no issue changing one heatsink with the other.
I didn't even bother cleaning the stock thermal compound from the cards. I simply took a piece of cardboard to recover some of the paste that was spreading around and i puted back on top of the gpu.
At that moment i was dissapointed cause in the pictures of the evga you can see a copper heatsink.
I got an aluminum heatsink instead.
I was pissed off in the beginning. But i also knew that i could not call amazon and ask anyone on the warehouse to open every single box until they find a copper heatsink.
So out of my frustration, i didn't even bother wasting my precious artic silver in an aluminum heatsink.
I took the paste around and i puted back on top of the gpu, no cleaning, no high expectations whatsoever.
Bam. To my surprise, the temps were between 33c & 63c.
My power supply is an Athena MFATX50
my 400watts from athena failed to power my p8z77, 2 corsairs and 3770k. the computer shuts down as soon as the gpu goes full load. So i had to go with 500w. could be simply that the athena is a piece of garbage.
Next: The fan connectors are different. So is important that if you plan to stay with the evga fan, you will have to cut the cable and change connectors one from the other.
In my case, because the MSI fans were so quite. I decided to use the MSI fan. This requires heavy modding but in the end is faster than wating a month for a new fan to come from china. so i ditched the evga fan.
Last: If you try to put back the plastic cover on the heatsink, you'll notice a component on the board gets in the way.
I broke a tiny bit of platic from the cover to avoid this problem. It does not affect air flow in any way.
- Change the heatsinks
- put some thermal pads on the memory (optional)
- replace the fan connectors
- trimm the plastic in one corner of the plastic cover.
If anyone is interested in pictures. just hit reply.