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GTX 480 heatsink on 470?

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Is a reference GTX 480 heatsink compatible with the 470? And would it be worth it as an upgrade from the reference 470 cooler?
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Yes, you should have no problem fitting the 480 cooler on the 470.

The 480 has a better cooler.
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Yes, you should have no problem fitting the 480 cooler on the 470.

The 480 has a better cooler.
Will only the heatsink part fit, or will both the heatsink and shroud fit? I ask because the GTX 480 has a longer PCB than the 470, and the shroud is different (exposes part of the heatsink).
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