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will these work for cooling GTX 470 VRM?

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im getting a GTX 470 for cheap and im going to use my cooler on it but i have some extra coolers left over and i want to know if these will be good enough to keep the VRM's cool. I will not be overclocking. i am referring the the long ones

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What did you use to hold down the heatsinks on them?
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What did you use to hold down the heatsinks on them?
thermal adhesive, that's not my card BTW that's just showing the heatsinks i was talking about
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Okay, you should be dandy. I would just be sure that the CPU die HSF can fit over those large VRM heatsinks.
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Okay, you should be dandy. I would just be sure that the CPU die HSF can fit over those large VRM heatsinks.
oh it will lol here is the cooler i will be using


it works extremely well on my 8800 load temps are 45C i wonder what my temps will be like on my 470.
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Just for reference, my reference 470 at 1.075V reaches about 76C-78C at full load. When it is sandwiched between another 470, the temperatures on the top card sky rockets to over 90C.
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Just for reference, my reference 470 at 1.075V reaches about 76C-78C at full load. When it is sandwiched between another 470, the temperatures on the top card sky rockets to over 90C.
wow thats pretty toasty but my 8800 was hitting over 100C and this took temps down over 40C can't wait to try it on my 470.
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