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I have one of the cheap 7970 (Powercolor AX7970 3GBD5-2DHV3) and im trying to change the stock fan.
I will be using H60 for the gpu and headsinks for others. The question is, i have no idea which chips I should put my headsinks on. Please help!
Heres the board picture.

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Could you guys maybe like circle the chips that I should put those small heatsinks on? Thank you!
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Outlined it should be all you need to place heatsinks on (aside GPU that'll take the H60). Also, on the top left (near the crossfire connection) which should be the RAM VRMs, but don't quote me on that as I'm not sure if I'm right.

Memory is easy to cover... by using something like this:



The VRMs (on the right) are a bit harder. Though, there are small heatsinks designed to be placed on top of each VRM.

Like these:



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Originally Posted by Dragoon View Post



Outlined it should be all you need to place heatsinks on (aside GPU that'll take the H60). Also, on the top left (near the crossfire connection) which should be the RAM VRMs, but don't quote me on that as I'm not sure if I'm right.

Memory is easy to cover... by using something like this:



The VRMs (on the right) are a bit harder. Though, there are small heatsinks designed to be placed on top of each VRM.

Like these:



cheers.gif

something tells me he's looking more for a link then a pic biggrin.gif at least tell him the name of the manufacture for the product you linked is enzotech so he can google it biggrin.gif
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Haha i found them before I posted the question but I wasnt sure where to place them biggrin.gif
Thanks everyone!
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Originally Posted by itsgettingcold View Post

Haha i found them before I posted the question but I wasnt sure where to place them biggrin.gif
Thanks everyone!

Take a picture of the results! I'd love to do the same thing
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