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post #11 of 23
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is there a guide on making those?
Nope, at least not by me. I could make a guide, but not everybody has a bandsaw. Just buy an old CPU heatsink and cut it up in a shape to cover whatever it is you want to cool off. I used a bandsaw to cut those, and then a belt sander to smooth off the edges. They are super simple to make. Use a Dremel if you have it, a jigsaw would work too, or a sawzall, or any metal cutting instrument.
post #12 of 23
I like the all copper ones made by OCZ.
http://www.directron.com/hoczbgacrs8rtl.html
Though the swiftech ramsinks will be good aswell.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835108071

Copper will be the best performance wise. But if you have a tight budget, i have a set of the zalman aluminum blue ramsinks on my card right notw and they seem to work just fine.
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post #13 of 23
I got the Thermaltake all copper ones from xoxide.com they have 'em in stock there. And its about $4 for a pack of 8. And its true you can slap ramsinks on any/everything. As a matter a fact I am gonna order some more.

How much are they at the Rat Shack?

pink
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Thanks guys, I just ordered the Swiftech ones for $18.99 at Newegg. Now time to wait.
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post #15 of 23
Dude nice sinks! I didn't know they had them on newegg!
They will definitely serve you well! If I ever need some sinks for my card I'll be getting the same ones
post #16 of 23
I am buying the same....those ons around $18. Seems to be more effective. I saw some cool ones with a minute fan on it...hahah
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The OCZ ones i linked will actually perform best due to the dense amount of fins on them, plus theyr copper. But if you like the swiftechs, then they are surely 2nd best. Either will be more than enough for vga ram cooling.
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post #18 of 23
Will those Swifttech Ramsinks work with the Zalman VF-900? They look tall in the pictures...
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post #19 of 23
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Originally Posted by pbasil1
The OCZ ones i linked will actually perform best due to the dense amount of fins on them, plus theyr copper. But if you like the swiftechs, then they are surely 2nd best. Either will be more than enough for vga ram cooling.
If fin density = more surface area then they maybe the best if not I'd say the switechs are the nicest. Also keep in mind aluminum is a better theramal conductor then copper. I know the swiftechs are copper too, but im just saying in general, just because everyone uses copper its not always the "best"..
post #20 of 23
^^ You might wanna take a thermal properites class...

http://www.engineersedge.com/properties_of_metals.htm
The only metal that would be better then copper would be Silver.

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