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7970 Mosfet cooling

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http://www.ebay.com/itm/100x25x10mm-High-Quality-Aluminum-Heat-Sink-For-Computer-Electronic-H59-/181110958883?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2a2b0deb23

Has anyone tried this to cool the back pcb of the mosfet? I'm thinking of picking one up to further cool the card.

I own a Gigabyte 7970 OC and it already comes with a thermal backing to it but it gets too hot to touch.
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When watercooling, normally backplates will have some thermal pads to attach to the back, so its using the surface area of the aluminium, That most probably will reduce temps hugely, if you can afford it, go for it, it can only do it better (Unless you drop your card as you take it out of your case, it lans in the fire then your do eats the remains)

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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 3820 @ 4.5Ghz ASUS Rampage IV Formula X79 EVGA GTX 980 Ti Hybrid @ 1450/1900 Corsair Dominator 16gb @ 2.2GHz C9 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
WD Caviar Blue 1tb 7200RPM WD Caviar Blue 1tb 7200RPM WD Caviar Blue 500gb 7200RPM 120.5 Custom Loop 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
Windows 10 Pro x64 LG D2343P-BN 3D Monitor @ 70Hz Corsair K70 (MX Brown) Corsair AX Series 850w 
CaseMouseAudio
NZXT Switch 810 Black (Heavily Modded) Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum Sennheiser HD 598 Cs 
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AMD FX-6300 @ 4.5Ghz Gigabyte 970A UD3 AMD HD8490 (OEM) @ 1.1Ghz Core/Mem Patriot Viper Xtreme 8gb @1600MHz 8-8-8-24 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingOS
LiteOn Bluray Player Corsair Hydro Series H100i Zalman 120mm Led Fans x4 Windows 10 Pro x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Hitachi 24" 70Hz Monitor Logitech EX110 OCZ ZT 550w Full Modular Zalman Z9 Plus 
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DELL Wireless Mouse Logitech 5.1 Sound System TP-Link TL-WN781ND Wireless Card 
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