Probably all that worthless heat sink is rated for
I have seen larger reference heatsinks on CPUs....
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I have the XFX 4gb 480 in hand. I'll have worse case scenario results over the next 24 hours
I have used nearly every CPU from Sandy Bridge on and Phenom II on. I have also used most GPU's from 2011 on, from low, mid and high. I've built 100's of rigs over the years. Most for fun and some for side work. If you have any questions and want an unbiased opinion, please feel free to PM me.