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do the newer GTX 460's have VRM heatsinks?

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i plan to use my thermalright HR-03 gt on my 460 but i don't know if i need to buy a separate VRM cooler or not.

this is the card im getting
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130566

If i do need to buy one is this worth the money?
http://www.evga.com/products/moreInf...0Hardware&sw=4

thanks
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EVGA B-Stock lets you get a refurbished GTX 480 for $200, just so you know. Also, I think that cooler uses one bug rectangular heatsink that not only covers the core but the VRAM as well. SO does in have individual heatsinks for the VRAM? The answer is no.
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EVGA B-Stock lets you get a refurbished GTX 480 for $200, just so you know. Also, I think that cooler uses one bug rectangular heatsink that not only covers the core but the VRAM as well. SO does in have individual heatsinks for the VRAM? The answer is no.
yeah but what turns me off is the 90 day only warranty, that 460 has lifetime warranty.
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if you fold for a month with evga you can get that free.

also when i use a universal waterblock i use these on the ram they are fairly cheap and have worked for me. i would assume since they sell those seperately that they dont come from the factory with them, but just open your card and see for sure
    
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if you fold for a month with evga you can get that free.

also when i use a universal waterblock i use these on the ram they are fairly cheap and have worked for me. i would assume since they sell those seperately that they dont come from the factory with them, but just open your card and see for sure
i plan to buy these for the ram accept the top 4 i need to use the special ram sinks that came with my cooler.
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