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Heatsinks too tall to fit under water block outlet

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When i purchased my water cooling I overlooked this issue: my heatsinks are too tall to fit under my VGA water block in/outlets. I have the swiftech copper vga heatsinks and want to know whats the best way of cutting them down without taking off a couple digits.

Thank you in advance
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A dremel is what I used.
    
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post #3 of 7
You can use wire cutters, as per the website's/manual's instructions...

Just wear glasses
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Yeah they are soft enough to snip off with a good pair of side cutters.
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post #5 of 7
Dikes could cut through them, or a dremel, or hack saw, or lazer vision... your choice really. If you go the hack saw route, mount the saw stationary and move the ram sinks accross the blade as not to try and mount the ram sinks in a vice or something crushing or bending them so they arent flat anymore.
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post #6 of 7
How strong are your teeth?

Got dikes?
  
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Thanks for all the suggestions - I believe my brother has a dremmel somewhere lying around. I will give that a go.
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