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MSI N570GTX Twin Frozr II fan replacement?

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I am considering buying the card mentioned in the title however, the previous owner took out the fans (because he was doing water cooling) and can no longer locate them. Are there any good replacement fans I can get for the card or should I just get a completely new VGA cooling device?
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The only fans that fit the bracket exactly are the original ones, which you can't buy separately. I've tried emailing the company that makes them (which I forgot the name of, as it was a while ago) and they never got back to me.

Sadly, none of the 80x80x10mm fans that I've seen besides the original have the 4-pin PWM connector required, so I think you're out of luck.

Edit: You're probably better off just modding some other 4-pin molex fans on there. Besides the fact that the PCB is custom, it's already one of the best coolers, so you'll be much better off finding a pair of 80mm molex fans.
Edited by aroc91 - 10/31/11 at 6:56pm
    
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I think I'll try modding a 4 pin molex, seems to be cheaper than getting another VGA cooler anyway. How would I go about mounting it if the fans wont fit the bracket?
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I saw somebody yesterday that had zip-tied through the fans and then through the fins. I'd never seen in done on a GPU heatsink, but it's not uncommon on CPU coolers.

Like this-

http://www.overclock.net/air-cooling/715128-how-use-zip-ties-fan-clips.html
    
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