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I have two EK universal WB's that I'm going to be mounting on two GTX460's . I don't think they are reference designs because they do not exhaust out the back of the case, but they are EVGA brand. What components are going to need heat-sinks? I'd use a Swiftech uni-sink but I don't think they ever made on and Swiftech will not get back to me via e-mail.

I will be pushing these things as hard as they will go. Hell, they both do 900 on air!

Or should I just see if I can find someone that that wants to trade these for a single 480 or better?
    
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The VRM's to the left. You might not fry the GPU, but you may blow the VRM's.
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Remind me what they look like. I counted 14 of them...
Also, can anyone suggest a product that will work. They're freaking tiny, if I'm looking at the right thing.
    
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The image belows will tell you which parts to cool:

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To cool them, you might want to use either these or these heatsinks.

You might want to cool the RAM as well, but VRM's are more critical.

Other thing you might want to check if there are actually full waterblocks for your card, checking this address.
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Exactly what I was looking for! Someone at TechPowerUp just shown men this and I think this will get even better route. Again, thx for the help and +REP

You think this will work also? It's pretty damn cheap!
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=29702
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Exactly what I was looking for! Someone at TechPowerUp just shown men this and I think this will get even better route. Again, thx for the help and +REP
You think this will work also? It's pretty damn cheap!
http://www.performance-pcs.com/catalog/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=29702

Yeah, it will work. Actually i was looking for that, universal GPU mounts, especially from Artic Cooling, are nice sources of heatsinks for specific cards.
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