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I think you may be underestimating how good a giant chunk of copper could do for the VRMs, but either way we've found you a good option with a full cover block that you wanted.
Adding a heat sink would do nothing with out adding a fan to cool it. That is exactly what I don't want to do. I am just being picky though.

I know these VRMs on my 5850s get darn hot...even on water I can get them up to 70°
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In the case that you might be interested, I don't think I saw it mentioned here yet, but there is a new EVGA GTX570 2.5GB available now.
 
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In the case that you might be interested, I don't think I saw it mentioned here yet, but there is a new EVGA GTX570 2.5GB available now.
With the same weak VRMs, a worse cooler, and a PCB that won't fit any waterblocks or aftermarket air coolers.

Not trying to bash you Skyline you're just trying to help, I just really dislike the 570 HD.

Oh and that GW/Palit full cover block the OP is going to get will accommodate the 2.5Gb GW Phantom 570... They do make one in 2.5Gb don't they?
Edited by juano - 6/22/11 at 7:37pm
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I don't think so...I've been drooling over the GW stuff all night. I don't think any places sell them in the US . They got a 3GB 580 though

That much VRAM would not be used in anything but eyefinity or (what ever Nvidia calls their multimonitor spanning)
Edited by Vagrant Storm - 6/22/11 at 7:51pm
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