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What's the best solution for a VRM heatsink

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I am in the market for a VRM heatsink, as Sapphire won't even let me buy a Ultimate X1950 Pro heatsink..........
So I was looking at these
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118220
Which I am getting with my VF900 tommorow, but they are aluminum, so I don't think that they might be the best, as aluminum is has a much smaller molecular density than copper, which is what these thermaltakes are composed of:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835116019

Which also brings me to a new thought......Zalman is overpriced....copper is much more expensive of a material than aluminum, although I'm pretty such Al has a more complicated machining process, as copper can be melted and molded, while Al has to be machined, due to the high melting point.
So, anyone know of a specific VRM heatsink, because it isn't on newegg.com, or should I just go with one of these?
Thanks a bunch!

EDIT: Now I see these which have a HUGE surface area, but I've never heard of this company
http://www.arcticmod.com/computer-mo...-heatsinks.htm

I read the reviews on the Swiftechs, and they are good sinks, except the thermal tape sucks.
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Switftech makes some very nice watercooling, they are a very well known brand around here and thoe ramsinks are some of the best. But it doesnt really matter now as your getting a new x1950Pro.

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The vf900 comes with ramsinks. Those Al ones. They work well too.
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