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i've heard taht you can brick a non refernce gpu if you put the cooler on one.
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Only if you do something stupid like not cool the VRM area or knock some resistors off when fitting the cooler.
Aslong as the cooler has good contact with the DIE and everything else is cooled as good or better then stock it would be fine.
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okay thanks so now i am stuck between accellero xtrme plus ii and this cooler
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Just ordered two for my 6950 crossfire set up. ...... Accellero Extreme Plus II thumb.gif Get them on Thursday.
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Bother are good upgrades over stock, Get which ever is cheapest.

But if it was up to me Id go for the Accellero Extreme Plus II since iv seen it used more times.
Or you could always go for a sealed water cooling kit like I have on my 6850's cross fired.
Just takes a bit of guts to cable tie it on.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1203636/amd-ati-gpu-mod-club-aka-the-red-mod#post_16253918
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I have dual Zalman VF3000A's, one is on a reference 6950 and the other is on a Sapphire Toxic 6950. The VRM heatsink will fit as long as the holes line up and you might need to do a little modification.

here's the link to my photo album here on OCN, http://www.overclock.net/gallery/album/view/id/620753/user_id/87496#page=0&sort=display_order. Also you'll need some extra memory heatsinks since heatsink "b" doesn't fit onto both the FET and memory. I'll be happy to answer any other questions about them if you have any.
    
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now i can't get the acellero xtreme plus since arctic cooling discounted it since i believe the ram sink on my gpu are pretty good and will see how much of a temp drop i can get on the core. might add some xtra sinks if so add to get a little better cooling on them
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