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Current gpu coolers dont fit GF8800

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A thought ocurred to me that the pci-e slot can be used as a landmark to size up other elements of the card. I measured for the width and height of the gpu mount, realising later that the vertical distortion will not be proportional, although the horizontal proportions should be constant.

x18/x1900 and 78/7900 cards have a 53mm square mounting pattern for the gpu.

The GF8800 seems to be at least 58mm square, just enough that current coolers wont fit without some modification.


    
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That means a whole new line of coolers for gpu's.. great..
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even my vf900? Hmm...that sucks lol
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Im thinkin with some gpu stuff you might be able to drill new holes, or widen out the old ones

That big IHS is screaming to have a pelt stuck directly to it...
    
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Very nice, extrapolating sizes, from pixels.
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post #6 of 6
Might need something on the little chip to the left too.
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